Environment

Comparing U.S. and Chinese Environmental Risk Regulation

Comparing U.S. and Chinese Environmental Risk Regulation

Research comparing risk regulation in the United States and China reveals selective variations, not sharp contrasts.

Regulating Plastic Bags

Regulating Plastic Bags

Scholars discuss policy options for regulating single-use plastic bags.

Confronting the Climate Crisis with Meat Alternatives

Confronting the Climate Crisis with Meat Alternatives

Should policymakers invest in plant-based meat and cell-based meat to reduce the climate impact of meat consumption?

Navigating Stormy Waters for Offshore Wind Development

Navigating Stormy Waters for Offshore Wind Development

Offshore wind developers face regulatory approval challenges.

The Explosive Problem of Killer Dust

The Explosive Problem of Killer Dust

Despite ongoing fatalities, OSHA has no specific regulations in place for combustible dust hazards.

Yes, Curbing U.S. Fossil Fuel Extraction Does Reduce Climate Pollution

Yes, Curbing U.S. Fossil Fuel Extraction Does Reduce Climate Pollution

Regulators should use a new model that captures the full impact of fossil fuel extraction to inform climate reforms.

Toxic Floods Create Pressing Regulatory Needs

Toxic Floods Create Pressing Regulatory Needs

Scholar argues that existing chemical safety regulations fail to prevent hazardous material spills during floods.

Addressing the Dangers of Forever Chemicals

Addressing the Dangers of Forever Chemicals

Experts discuss regulatory options for PFAS chemical contamination control.

Stomping Out the Spotted Lanternfly

Stomping Out the Spotted Lanternfly

The battle against the spotted lanternfly is hobbled by regulatory challenges.

Climate Progress in Glasgow Depends on Domestic Politics

Climate Progress in Glasgow Depends on Domestic Politics

Despite global summits and accords, the solution to climate change rests with individual countries.

Playing the Long Game Against Flood Risk

Playing the Long Game Against Flood Risk

Federal regulators must strengthen flood risk disclosure and create policies to confront climate change.

The Road to Clean Air Is a Toll Road

The Road to Clean Air Is a Toll Road

Scholar argues that legal barriers should not prevent cities from using congestion pricing to curb traffic.