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Policy Mapping of US Congressional Proposals on Climate Change: Informing Social Work Advocacy

What can social workers do to advance federal policies that address the social concerns associated with the climate crisis?

This study employs a policy mapping methodology to examine trends in congressional efforts on social vulnerability and climate change. The findings identify areas of bipartisan consensus and opportunities for advocacy by helping professionals.

Project: Environment and Social Development


Mason, L. R., Minnick, D. J., Tercero, S., Cummings Melton, C., & Greenfield, J. C. (2022). Policy mapping of US congressional proposals on climate change: Informing social work advocacy. Journal of Policy Practice and Research, 3, 221–240.