Halina Brown

Halina Brown

Halina Brown is Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute, Professor Emerita of Environmental Science and Policy at Clark University, and chair of the Citizens Commission on Energy in Newton, Massachusetts. Her scholarly research has included environmental risk assessment, national and international environmental policy, corporate environmental management, the institutionalization of sustainability reporting, socio-technical transitions, and sustainable consumption. She has served as a chief toxicologist at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and a visiting professor at several universities. She is a co-founder of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the International Society for Risk Analysis. She holds a PhD in chemistry from New York University in 1976.

GTI Contributions
GTI Forum
Against Privatizing the Welfare State

A Contribution to the Forum Universal Basic Income: Has the Time Come?

November 2020

Commentary on Why We Consume - Halina Brown
Commentary on Why We Consume: Neural Design and Sustainability

February 2016

What Would Jane Jacobs Say?
What Would Jane Jacobs Say?

May 2014

Vishaan Chakrabarti’s recent book A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America makes a compelling case that future prosperity lies in cities. But his vision of the built environment, this review argues, leaves out an essential element: the people who inhabit it.