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Select Writing & Publications


  • Gupta S., V. Kuumba, S. Rivera and A. Atkinson, Justice in Climate Policy: Boston Emissions Performance Standard Case Study, July 30, 2021

  • Gupta, S., Climate Change, Health, And Equity Survey Findings: Gaps, Needs, And Opportunities. Joint report for Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN), Biodiversity Funders Group (BFG) / Climate and Energy Funders Group (CEFG), Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA), Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN), Grantmakers In Health (GIH), and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (SAFSF). March 2020.

  • Gupta S. and A. Tobar Alatriz. Achieving Climate and Environmental Justice in the Southside Green Zone: Recommendations for City of Minneapolis Work Plan Action (2020-2025), December 2019.

  • Contributor, City of Providence Climate Justice Plan, Fall 2019.

  • Vasi, J., Gupta, S., Herz, B., Surdna Foundation: Sustainable Environments Program Report on Learning: Understanding and Tracking Organizational and Movement Progress, August 2019.​

  • Gupta, S. and J. Vasi, Network-wide Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Assessment: Phase I Report, National Audubon Society, Oct 2018​​

  • Martinez, C., S. Gupta, M. Beccera, Community Steering Committee, Health Impact Assessment for the Phillips Community: Green Zones in the City of Minneapolis, Draft 2017.

  • Martinez, C., S. Gupta, Climate Justice Alliance Energy Democracy Platform, 2016

  • Martinez C., S. Gupta and K. Wasserman, A Preliminary Assessment of RE-AMP and Equity Implications for Midwest Climate and Energy Policy, July 2013

  • Gupta, S., Minneapolis Climate Action Plan EJ Working Group Recommendations, February 2013

  • ​Gupta, S., Nick Mark, William Grant, Sheldon Strom, St. Paul Local Action Plan: Energy and Global Warming (draft), prepared for the Mayor’s Office, December 1, 2006

  • Gupta, S., Plant Power: Biomass-to-Energy for Minnesota Communities, published by the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance, and Minnesotans for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2004

  • Gupta, S., Biomass-fueled Community Energy Systems: a Near Term Opportunity for Minnesota, published by Minnesotans for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2004

  • Klimont, Z., D. Streets, S. Gupta, J. Cofala, F. Lixin and Y. Ichikawa, 2002, “Anthropogenic emissions of non-methane volatile organic compounds in China, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 36, Issue 8, March 2002, Pages 1309-1322

  • Streets, D., S. Gupta, S. Waldhoff, M. Wang, T. Bond and B. Yiyun, “Black Carbon emissions in China,” Atmospheric Environment, Volume 35, Issue 25, September 2001, Pages 4281-4296


Policy Memos / Comments

  • Gupta, S. and R. O'Brien, Comments into the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board, Environmental Review inclusion of Climate Change, on behalf of Community Members for Environmental Justice, April 2021.

  • Gupta, S. and A. Atkinson, City of Boston Building Emissions Performance Standard - Memo series for integration of Environmental Justice considerations (energy burden, Indoor Air Quality, displacement), in collaboration with One Square World, Feb 2021.

  • Gupta, S. and R. O'Brien, Comments into the MPCA on Cintas Corporation Air Permit, on behalf of Community Members for Environmental Justice, July 2020.

  • Gupta, S., City of Providence, Rhode Island Carbon Neutral Plan: Ports.  Research summary prepared for Providence, Rhode Island Carbon Neutral City Project's Racial and Environmental Justice Committee, Jan 9, 2019

  • Gupta, S., High level Equity-­based review of May 2018 Carbon Neutral City Project Policies (Providence, RI), July 2018

  • Gupta, S., Glendale Townhomes: Public Housing in Prospect Park: Background, July 2015

  • Gupta, S., Comments to MN Pollution Control Agency Draft Environmental Justice Framework, July 2015

  • Gupta S., A. Lopez, W. Copeland, Midwest EJ Network RFP for small grants program - first year of program, 2015

  • Gupta S., CEAC letter to the City of Minneapolis on Environmental Justice, February 2014

  • Gupta, S., Energy and Environmental Justice Comments on EIS inclusion points for Xcel Hiawatha Transmission Line Project on behalf of the Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy at IATP, July 2009

  • Gupta, S., Primer on Climate Policy (draft), prepared for Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, December 2008

  • Contributing Author, Xcel Energy 2007 Integrated Resource Plan Joint Comments of Izaak Walton League of America-Midwest Office, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, Union of Concerned Scientists, and Fresh Energy, Docket No. E002/RP-07-1572, Submitted June 16, 2008

  • Gupta, S., COMMENTS OF THE IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE OF AMERICA –MIDWEST OFFICE on Interstate Power and Light’s (IP&L) 2005-2020 Electric RESOURCE PLAN, DOCKET NO. E-001/RP-05-2029 to the MN Public Utilities Commission, Submitted July 6, 2006

  • Comments to Proposed Stakeholder Process to Achieve Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection through Integrated Solid Waste Management, submitted to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, May 13, 2008

  • Gupta, S. and K. Butcher, 2007 Minnesota Efficiency & Renewable Energy Standard Policy and CO2 Analysis, on behalf of Izaak Walton League of America with Keith Butcher at Center for Energy and Environment, November 6, 2007

  • Gupta, S., Coal and Wind: Comparative Retail Rate Impacts, Analysis and Factsheet, April 27, 2006

  • Gupta, S., Solar Sales Tax Exemption Renewal Factsheet, on behalf of the Green Institute, 2005

  • U.S. EPA Smart Growth and Water Quality Factsheet, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: EPA/842/F-01-007, 2001

Facilitation Guides

  • Gupta, S., Carbon Neutral Popular Education Game, Facilitation Guide, created for Providence, Rhode Island Carbon Neutral City Project's Racial and Environmental Justice Committee Community Leaders Program, July 2018

  • Gupta, S., Home Weather Emergency Kit Workshop Facilitation Guide, 2017

  • ​Gupta S., S. Yang, Energy Systems and Resiliency Workshop, creative development and facilitation guide, 2016​

  • ​Gupta, S., H. Wilcox, Cap and Trade Climate Policy Popular Education Game, 2008​

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