36 Wis. Int'l L.J. 276 (2018-2019)
Sustainable Development Goals and Environmental Justice: Realization through Disaggregation

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         SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND
 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: REALIZATION THROUGH
                         DISAGGREGATION?

             JOSHUA   C. GELLERS   AND  TREVOR   J. CHEATHAM*

Introduction             .....................................       ..... 276
I.   Defining  Environmental   Justice   ...................       .....278
            Figure  1: Relationship Between   Elements  of EJ and
                Cognate   Forms  of Justice   ...............      ...... 287
II.  Linking  the SDGs   to Environmental   Justice.........       ......287
            Figure  2: Distribution of Environmental  Justice
                Components Among the SDGs ............             ..... 291
III. Data  and Methods           ............................      ...... 292
IV.  Empirical  Analysis  of Voluntary  National Reviews.....      ..... 293
            Figure  3: Distribution of Environmental  Justice-Related
                Targets  Within the VNRs       .................     .... 294
V.   Conclusion             ...................................      .... 296




                              INTRODUCTION

         The   global   adoption   of  the   United   Nations'   Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs, or Global Goals), the heir to the earlier


   Joshua C. Gellers is associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public
   Administration at the University of North Florida. He is also a Research Fellow of the Earth
   System Governance Project, 2016-17 Fulbright Scholar to Sri Lanka, and 2015 Visiting Scholar-
   in-Residence in Global Environmental Constitutionalism at Widener University Delaware Law
   School. Joshua is the author of The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights
   (Routledge 2017). He holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Florida, an M.A. in
   climate and society from Columbia University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from
   the University of California, Irvine. Joshua's research focuses on environmental politics, human
   rights, and technology.

   Trevor J. Cheatham received a B.A. in psychology in 2015 and a M.A. in international affairs in
   2019 from the University of North Florida. His research focuses on human rights, environmental
   rights, and sustainable development, primarily in Latin America. Trevor has served as a research
   assistant on the Enviro Rights Map project (http://www.envirorightsmap.org), a Google Maps-
   based resource that catalogs environmental rights around the world.

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