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Energy Justice: US and International Perspectives

Edited by: Raya Salter, Carmen G. Gonzalez, Elizabeth A. Kronk Warner

ISBN13: 9781786431752
Published: November 2018
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £95.00



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Energy Justice: US and International Perspectives is a pioneering analysis of energy law and policy through the framework of energy justice. While climate change has triggered unprecedented investment in renewable energy, the concept of energy justice and its practical application to energy law and policy remain under-theorized. This volume breaks new ground by examining a range of energy justice regulatory challenges from the perspective of international law, US law, and foreign domestic law. The book illuminates the theory of energy justice while emphasizing practical solutions that hasten the transition from fossil fuels and address the inequities that plague energy systems.

Among the first edited volumes to focus wholly on the emerging field of energy justice, this book takes a multidisciplinary approach that examines energy law and policy through the lens of environmental justice, climate justice, indigenous rights, human rights, and energy democracy. Contributions from prominent scholars and practitioners demonstrate how energy justice frameworks can be applied in theory and practice.

Energy Justice is a critical resource for law students and professors, researchers and students in the area of energy and the environment, and faculty who teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of energy and the environment as well as advocates and policymakers in the area of energy and the environment.

Subjects:
Energy and Natural Resources Law
Contents:
Foreword Robert D. Bullard
1. Energy Justice: Frameworks for Energy Law and Policy
Raya Salter, Carmen G. Gonzalez and Elizabeth Ann Kronk Warner
2. Fairness in the Low-Carbon Shift: Learning from Environmental Justice
Ouma Outka
3. An Environmental Justice Critique of Biofuels
Carmen G. Gonzalez
4. Energy (and Human Rights) for All: Addressing Human Rights Risks in Energy Access Projects
Damilola S. Olawuyi
5. The Equities of Efficiency: Distributing Energy Usage Reduction Dollars
Roger Colton
6. Mni Wiconi, Tribal Sovereignty, and Treaty Rights: Lessons from Dakota Access Pipeline
Jeanette Wolfley
7. Energy Access is Energy Justice: The Yurok Tribe’s Trailblazing Work to Close the Native American Reservation Electricity Gap
Catherine J.K. Sandoval
8. Transforming Relations in the Green Energy Economy: Control of Lands and Livelihoods
Dayna Nadine Scott and Adrian A. Smith
9. Emerging Challenges in the Global Energy Transition: A View from the Frontlines
Shalanda H. Baker
10. Energy Democracy: Power to the People? An Introduction
Eleanor Stein
Index