Jennie C. Stephens is the Director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University, where she is also the Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy. She is also Director of Strategic Research Collaborations at Northeastern’s Global Resilience Institute and is a member of the Executive Committee of Northeastern’s Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies program. She has written on this topic for professional and mainstream media including Science and the Wall Street Journal.
“Diversity matters in climate and energy policy because for too long, concerns of vulnerable communities have been minimized and dismissed while white-male-dominated-fossil-fuel interests have profited from exploiting marginalized people. “
July 15, 2021
A trusted and competent government is an essential component of the transformative changes required to simultaneously confront the climate crisis and reduce economic and racial injustices.
September 24, 2020
Government investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a large and expensive fossil-fuel subsidy with a low probability of eventual societal benefit.
January 3, 2014