Reference materials are a good way to begin your research on a specific topic. Finding a reference article on your specific topic helps:
Brainstorm for Topic Ideas
Top Formation (how to think about your topic)
Topic Breakdown (relevant issues)
Vocabulary/Terms (use when searching for additional sources)
Bibliography (list of additional relevant books and/or articles)
Begin your research by finding a reference article (encyclopedia or handbook) on your specific topic. This is provide you with a solid foundation and understanding of your topic. Here is a list of online reference resources on sustainability and environmental justice that may contain articles on your topic. Try using different combinations of keywords and phrases to find articles that give you a solid understanding of the key issues.
Online Encyclopedia Titles:
Falkner, R. (2013). The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy. Wiley-Blackwell.
Newton, D. (2009). Environmental Justice: A Reference Handbook (2nd ed.). ABC-CLIO.
Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, A., & Brooks, V. (Eds.). (2017). Research Methods in Environmental Law. Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781784712570
South, N., & Brisman, A. (2013). Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203093658
Stevenson, R. B., Wals, A. E. J., Brody, M., & Dillon, J. (2013). International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education. Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203813331
Techera, E. J., Hossain, B. J., & Chowdhury, T. M. R. (Eds.). (2012). (2013). Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law. Routledge.