Environment

Pipeline Opposition Impedes Climate Change Mitigation

More pipelines and electricity transmission lines would bolster the fight against climate change.

Overruling Chevron Could Make Congress Great Again

Limiting judicial deference to agencies would strengthen environmental policy and democratic accountability.

Get Moving with Climate Action

Former EPA Administrator urges the public to take action against climate change.

Improving Regulatory Transparency Through Retrospective Analysis

Given its recent advance notice, EPA should implement retrospective analysis of its regulations in several ways.

Tainted Review

Environmentalists should question any move by this Administration’s EPA to reform its cost-benefit analysis.

Crossing the Regulatory Divide to Enhance Societal Well-Being

Requiring EPA cost-benefit analysis could ensure that regulations do more good than harm.

Putting Trump’s “Affordable Clean Energy” Plan in Perspective

Recent proposed rule can be better understood by considering the fate of the Clean Power Plan in the Supreme Court.

Regulating Cost-Benefit Analysis

EPA’s advance notice raises fundamental questions about how the agency should weigh costs and benefits.

Consistency and Transparency in Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis

Experts debate EPA’s recent move to consider regulating its own cost-benefit analyses.

Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States’ Clean Energy Policies

Expert argues that courts should not strike down state programs that subsidize nuclear power plants.

Why Sacramento Needs to Fix the California Environmental Quality Act

Expert argues that suits under California’s environmental law undercut housing and climate change goals.

A Real, Not Faux, Transparency Proposal for Regulatory Science

A real EPA transparency rule should be grounded in scientific practices, not constituency interests.