Environment

Drilling Approvals are Not the Reason for High Oil Prices

Drilling Approvals are Not the Reason for High Oil Prices

Despite criticism, the Biden Administration’s drilling approvals have had little impact on current prices.

Invasive Carp Eye the Great Lakes

Invasive Carp Eye the Great Lakes

Regulators struggle to keep pace with migration of invasive species to the Great Lakes.

Regulating Big-Cat Ownership

Regulating Big-Cat Ownership

Scholar argues for the strengthening of USDA regulations in big-cat ownership and exploitation.

Funding Climate Change Efforts

Funding Climate Change Efforts

Scholars discuss regulatory options to fund climate-related initiatives.

Cryptocurrency and the Climate Crisis

Cryptocurrency and the Climate Crisis

Proponents of crypto must demonstrate that its value to society exceeds its significant environmental costs.

The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act

The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act

Litigation over a state environmental law highlights both potential abuses and opportunities for reform.

An Outer Space Perspective on Climate Change

An Outer Space Perspective on Climate Change

In this Saturday Seminar, we collect scholarship on using space technology governance to fight climate change.

How the Current Siting Regime Stifles Renewable Energy

How the Current Siting Regime Stifles Renewable Energy

Scholar argues for changes to siting regulations to speed up renewable energy deployment.

Allocating Surface Water Rights

Allocating Surface Water Rights

Experts discuss surface water rights in the United States.

Regulating to Achieve Environmental Justice

Regulating to Achieve Environmental Justice

Scholars propose novel measures to achieve environmental justice for all.

Changing Federal Land Policy Can Encourage Carbon Capture Projects

Changing Federal Land Policy Can Encourage Carbon Capture Projects

Scholar argues for land management policy changes to encourage carbon capture projects on federal land.

Are Artificial Christmas Trees Safe?

Are Artificial Christmas Trees Safe?

Chemicals in artificial Christmas trees may pose health and environmental risks.