Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Energy justice


On January 27, shortly after taking office, President Joe Biden issued an executive order launching the Justice40 Initiative, tasking his team with ensuring that 40% of benefits from federal climate action goes to disadvantaged communities. Dr. Shalanda Baker, appointed the previous week to the newly created position of Deputy Director for Energy Justice at the U.S. Department of Energy, is one of a number of senior appointees with the administration charged with carrying out this order. In this Agora session, Robert Stoner, the deputy director of the MIT Energy Initiative for Science and Technology and secretary of the Global Commission to End Energy Poverty, leads a discussion with Dr. Baker about Justice40 and her emerging role.

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