Environment

How the Clean Power Plan’s Repeal Undermines Regulatory Analysis

The Trump Administration’s purported economic justification weakens the credibility of cost-benefit analysis.

Including Climate Change in Environmental Impact Analyses

D.C. Circuit holds federal energy regulators must consider pipeline project’s impact on climate change.

Agency Removes Yellowstone Grizzly Bears from Endangered Species List

Final rule creates tension between conservationists and wildlife officials.

The Legal Risks of Regulating Climate Change at the Subnational Level

State and local regulators will face challenges in trying to pick up the slack after a federal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

Let the Carbon Auctioneer Beware

Study shows that carbon-trading programs may produce less revenue in concentrated markets.

Regulation and the Local Food Movement

New study suggests that cities can encourage local food production and consumption through smarter regulations.

Envisioning an Anti-Animal Cruelty Agency

Scholars propose a new federal agency to reduce abuse of agricultural animals.

Should We Run Agencies More Like Businesses?

Legal scholar argues for greater reliance on entrepreneurial strategies in regulation.

Do Not Forget to Wear a Hat

EPA provides advice instead of regulation in the new nanny state.

Can States Convince People to Recycle?

Research suggests recycling laws may turn people into “committed” recyclers.

Screaming “Wildfire” in a Crowded Clean Air Act

Researchers argue for new regulatory treatment of wildfires to improve air quality and public health.

Climate Engineering Could Reframe the Dialogue on Climate Change

New study explores the potential benefits, risks, and legal challenges of solar climate engineering.