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CEEP establishes benchmark for Climate Justice

At CEEP, Climate Justice is part of a broader effort towards Environmental Justice. In 1998, CEEP’s research led to a sustainability-and-equity scenario based on the benchmark of GHG emissions rate limited to 2.6 – 3.3 tons of CO2 equivalent per person per year. CEEP research continues to explore new paradigms to reach equitable, sustainable and just policy measures, as well as examining the political and economic factors which impede the development of such measures.

Read more on CEEP’s approach to climate and environmental justice:

  1. “An Equity- and Sustainability-Based Policy Response to Global Climate Change.” John Byrne, Young-Doo Wang, Hoesung Lee and Jong-dall Kim. 1998. Energy Policy. Vol 26, No. 4: 335-343
  2. “Globalization and sustainable development: a political ecology strategy to realize ecological justice.” 2006. John Byrne, Leigh Glover and Hugo F. Alroe. In Niels Halberg et al (eds.), Global Development of Organic Agriculture: Challenges and Prospects. Oxfordshire , UK : CABI Publishing. Pp. 49-74.
  3. A ‘Necessary Sacrifice’ Industrialization and American Indian Lands.” 2002. John Byrne and Steven M. Hoffman. In John Byrne, Cecilia Martinez, and Leigh Glover, eds. Environmental Justice: Discourses in International Political Economy. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Transaction Publishers. Pp. 97-118.
  4. The Production of Unequal Nature.” 2002. John Byrne, Leigh Glover and Cecilia Martinez. In John Byrne, Cecilia Martinez, and Leigh Glover, eds.,Environmental Justice: Discourses in International Political Economy. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Transaction Publishers. Pp. 261-291.

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