Environment

Can Regulation Promote Environmental Justice?

Scholars offer suggestions for how regulation can reduce disparities in exposure to environmental problems.

The Trump Administration Takes Aim at Migratory Birds

Attorneys argue that Department of Interior enforcement practices threaten migratory birds.

Bringing Home the Bacon on Climate Change

The lack of regulation on animals’ greenhouse gas emissions opens the door for climate change litigation.

Where’s the Plant-Based Beef?

Scholar argues for promotion of environmentally conscious plant-based diets through regulation.

Curbing the Spotted Lanternfly

Northeastern states are attempting to stop the spread of an invasive species that threatens crops.

Automakers Prefer Self-Regulation to Regulatory Uncertainty

Faced with uncertainty over fuel economy standards, four automakers choose to support stronger government regulation.

Beefing Up Regulations

Legal scholar argues for a new strategy to challenge animal farm pollution.

Is Private Governance a Viable Alternative to Climate Regulation?

Scholar argues that private governance initiatives offer considerable potential to combat climate change.

EPA Will Say Anything to Avoid Addressing Climate Change

New carbon rule is entirely at odds with Trump Administration’s earlier rhetoric on the Clean Power Plan.

Could the Common Law Help Combat Climate Change?

Scholars argue that as EPA deregulates, nuisance suits could replace traditional environmental regulation.

Flawed Rules Ensnare Marine Mammals

Scholar identifies pitfalls of marine mammal protections and pushes for coordinated global standards.

Combatting Climate Change with Human Behavior

Scholars explain the benefits of setting “green” products as consumers’ default option.