Sarah E. Light

Sarah E. Light is an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches Environmental Management, Law and Policy. Light’s scholarly articles have focused on issues of environmental regulation, governance, and management, including the national security implications of climate change.

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Leaves Safety Gaps

House bill on autonomous vehicles restricts state policies that could improve safety.

New Toxic Chemical Legislation Fails on Federalism

Scholar argues that bill aimed at strengthening safety of chemicals runs afoul of principle of precautionary federalism.

Reasons for Optimism in the Paris Agreement

Both governments and businesses show commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate Change and National Security

Scholar highlights the national security concerns connected with a changing climate.