Publications

2022

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Daniel Aldana Cohen, J. Mjin Cha, Nick Graetz, Raka Sen. 2022. Discussion Draft: Securing Climate Justice Investments in New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. Socio-Spatial Climate Collaborative, or (SC)2. University of California, Berkeley. March. Download report.

A Green New Deal for Transportation Report Cover Page

Freemark, Yonah, Billy Fleming, Caitlin McCoy, Rennie Meyers, Thea Riofrancos, Xan Lillehei, Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2022. “Toward a Green New Deal for Transportation: Establishing New Federal Investment Priorities to Build Just and Sustainable Communities.” Climate and Community Project. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. March. Download report.

2021

Title page of Small-Area Analyses Using Public American Community Survey Data: A Tree-Based Spatial Microsimulation Technique journal article

Graetz, Nick, Kevin Ummel, and Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2021. Small-Area Analyses Using Public American Community Survey Data: A Tree-Based Spatial Microsimulation TechniqueSociological Methodology. Online first. DOI: 10.1177/00811750211057572. Download article.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2021. How will humanity endure the climate crisis? I asked an acclaimed sci-fi writerThe Guardian. December 9.

Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2021. Toward an environmental turn in historical sociology (speaking notes)Daniel Aldana Cohen. August 9.

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Akira Drake Rodriguez, Erika Kitzmiller, and Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2021. Now Is Our Chance to Rebuild U.S. Public Schools to Address Both Climate Change and Racial Inequality. TIME. July 30.

Title page of A Green New Deal for K-12 Public Schools report

Akira Drake Rodriguez, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Erika Kitzmiller, Kira McDonald, David I. Backer, Neilay Shah, Ian Gavigan, Xan Lillehei, A. L. McCullough, Al-Jalil Gault, Emma Glasser, Nick Graetz, Rachel Mulbry, and Billy Fleming. Transforming Public Education: A Green New Deal for K–12 Public Schools. Philadelphia: Climate and Community Project, 2021. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. Download report.

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Bozuwa, J, T. Riofrancos, S. Knuth, P. Robbins, S. Baker, A.L. McCullough, K. McDonald, C. Mackin, D. Aldana Cohen, B. Fleming, N. Graetz, N. Shah. 2021. “A New Era of Public Power: A Vision for New York Power Authority in Pursuit of Climate Justice.” Philadelphia: Climate and Community Project. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. Download report. April.

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Cohen, Daniel Aldana, Rachel Mulbry, A. L. McCullough, Kira McDonald, Nick Graetz, Billy Fleming. 2021. A Green New Deal for Public Housing to Deliver Racial, Economic, and Climate Justice. Philadelphia: Climate and Community Project. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. April 19. Download report.

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Akira Drake Rodriguez, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Kira McDonald, Nick Graetz, Erika Kitzmiller, David I. Backer, and Billy Fleming. 2021. A Green Stimulus for K-12 Schools. Philadelphia: Climate and Community Project. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. March 13. Download report.

2020

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Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2020. With Joe Biden, There’s Still a Case for Climate OptimismNovara Media. October 28

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Daniel Aldana Cohen and Mark Paul. 2020. The Case for Social Housing. The Justice Collaborative, Data for Progress. November 2. Download report.

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Mark Paul and Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2020. The Green New Deal’s Public Infrastructure Should Be Funded by the PublicDissent. September 21.

Daniel Aldana Cohen and Thea Riofrancos. 2020. Latin America’s Green New DealNACLA Report on the Americas. (52)2: 117-121. DOI: 10.1080/10714839.2020.1768726. Cohen and Riofrancos co-edited the journal’s 11-article special issue on the Green New Deal in the Americas. 

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Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2020. Confronting the Urban Climate Emergency: Critical Urban Studies in the Age of a Green New Deal. City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. (24)1-2 (February-April): DOI: 10.1080/13604813.2020.1739435.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen and Daniel Kammen. 2020. Climate crisis will deepen the pandemic. A green stimulus plan can tackle both. The Guardian. April 20.

Title Page of Small-Area Analyses Using Public American Community Survey Data: A Tree-Based Spatial Microsimulation Technique journal article

Graetz, Nick, Kevin Ummel, and Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2020. Small-Area Analyses Using Public American Community Survey Data: A Tree-Based Spatial Microsimulation TechniqueSocial Science Research Network. Uploaded April 13. https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3574679. Download working paper. The paper is now published in revised form in Sociological Methodology. Download the peer-reviewed article.

A Green Stimulus to Rebuild Our Economy

Bozuwa, Johanna, J. Mijin Cha, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Billy Fleming, Jim Goodman, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Daniel M. Kammen, Julian Brave NoiseCat, Mark Paul, Raj Patel, Thea Riofrancos. 2020. A Green Stimulus to Rebuild our Economy: An Open Letter and Call to Action to Members of Congress. Medium. March 22. Our letter inspired, and was cited in, a congressional letter urging green stimulus that was signed by 60 representatives in the House of Congress.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen, Thea Riofrancos, Billy Fleming, Jason Ganz. 2020. Green Industrial Policy for Domestic and Global Climate Justice is Popular. Polling Memo. Data for Progress. March 13. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. Download memo.

A Green New Deal for City and Suburban Transporation

Steven Highside, Billy Fleming, Hayley Richardson, Emily Mangan, Scott Goldstein, Ben Fried, Ashley Pryce, Natalee Rivera, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Xan Lillehei, Katie Lample, Nick Graetz, Julian Brave NoiseCat. 2020. A Green New Deal for City and Suburban Transportation. Data for Progress. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. March. Download memo.

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John Ray, Billy Fleming, Steven Highside, Emily Mangan, Katie Lample, Xan Lillehei, Julian NoiseCat, Sean McElwee, Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2020. Voters Want a Better Transit System for America. Data for Progress. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. March. Download memo.

2019

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Billy Fleming, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Nick Graetz, Katie Lample, Alexandra Lillehei, Kira McDonald, Julian Brave NoiseCat, Mark Paul. 2019. Public Housing At Risk: Adaptation through a Green New Deal. Research Report. Data for Progress. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. December 16. Download report.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen, Billy Fleming, Kira McDonald, Julian Brave NoiseCat, Nick Graetz, Katie Lample, Alexandra Lillehei, Mark Paul, Anunya Bahanda. 2019. A Green New Deal for American Public Housing Communities. Research Report. Data for Progress. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. November 22. Download report.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen, Billy Fleming, Kira McDonald, Nick Graetz, Mark Paul, Alexandra Lillehei, Katie Lample, Julian Brave NoiseCat. 2019. A Green New Deal for New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Communities. Research Report. Data for Progress. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. November 14. Download report.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen and Julian Brave NoiseCat. 2019. Bernie and AOC’s Green New Deal for Public Housing Act Would Transform AmericaThe Nation. November 14.

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Sean McElwee, John Ray, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Julian Brave NoiseCat. 2019. The Green New Deal for Public Housing Act Can Stand Up to Scrutiny. Polling Memo. Data for Progress. November 14. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. Download memo.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen, Tara Raghuveer, Sean McElwee, Jack Nicol, John Ray. 2019. The Green Homes Guarantee is PopularPolling Memo. Data for Progress. Report co-sponsored by (SC)2. October 19. Download memo.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2019. A Successful Climate Plan Must Also Tackle the Housing Crisis. The Guardian. October 1.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2019. A Green Homes Guarantee Is Popular. Blog. Data for Progress. September 18.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2019. Mitigate Housing and Climate Risk through a Green New Deal for Housing. Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. September 10.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2019. Eco-Apartheid is RealThe Nation. July 26.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen and Kevin Ummel. 2019. Follow the Carbon: The Case for Neighborhood-Level Carbon Footprints. Policy Digest. Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. July 2. Download digest.

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Kasia Paprocki, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Rebecca Elliott and Liz Koslov. 2019. The Useful Discomfort of Critical Climate Social Science. In SSRC Items. May 7.

Header of journal article "Contradictions of the Climate-Friendly City"

Jennifer L. Rice Daniel Aldana Cohen Joshua Long Jason R. Jurjevich. 2019. Contradictions of the Climate‐Friendly City: New Perspectives on Eco‐Gentrification and Housing Justice. In International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Online first. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-2427.12740

2018

Header of article "Water Crisis and Eco-Apartheid in Sao Paulo: Beyond Naive Optimism About Climate-Linked Disasters" in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research

Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2018. Water Crisis and Eco-Apartheid in São Paulo: Beyond Naive Optimism About Climate-Linked DisastersInternational Journal of Urban and Regional Research. November.

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Daniel Aldana Cohen. 2018. Stop Eco-Apartheid: The Left’s Challenge in Bolsonaro’s Brazil. Dissent magazine. November 14.