Climate, Energy, Justice: The Policy Path to a Just Transition for an Energy-Hungry America

100 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2021 Last revised: 8 Mar 2021

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Victor Byers Flatt

University of Houston Law Center; University of Houston Global Energy Management Institute

Shalanda Helen Baker

Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Daniel A. Farber

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Robert L. Glicksman

George Washington University - Law School

Alice Kaswan

University of San Francisco - School of Law

Alexandra B. Klass

University of Minnesota Law School

Christine A. Klein

University of Florida Levin College of Law

Joel A. Mintz

Nova Southeastern University

Dan Rohlf

Lewis & Clark Law School

Karen C. Sokol

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Joseph P. Tomain

University of Cincinnati - College of Law

Sandra B. Zellmer

University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Sarah Krakoff

University of Colorado Law School

Uma Outka

University of Kansas - School of Law

Dave Owen

UC Hastings Law

Alejandro E. Camacho

University of California, Irvine, School of Law, Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources (CLEANR); Center for Progressive Reform

Hannah Jacobs Wiseman

Penn State Law – University Park

Date Written: October 27, 2020

Abstract

This paper prepared by member faculty scholars of the Center for Progressive Reform provides policy recommendations for the US in energy usage to help protect the climate and provide equitable access. Sections focus on electricity, transportation, public lands, climate justice, and governance mechanisms.

Keywords: climate change, climate justice, energy, energy policy, climate policy, electricity, electricity policy, transportation

JEL Classification: I18, Q53, Q54, Q58

Suggested Citation

Flatt, Victor Byers and Baker, Shalanda Helen and Farber, Daniel A. and Glicksman, Robert L. and Kaswan, Alice and Klass, Alexandra B. and Klein, Christine A. and Mintz, Joel A. and Rohlf, Dan and Sokol, Karen C. and Tomain, Joseph P. and Zellmer, Sandra B. and Krakoff, Sarah and Outka, Uma and Owen, Dave and Camacho, Alejandro E. and Wiseman, Hannah Jacobs, Climate, Energy, Justice: The Policy Path to a Just Transition for an Energy-Hungry America (October 27, 2020). U of Houston Law Center Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3766500 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3766500

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