Environment

Clean Air Act Obscures Polluted “Hotspots”

Scholar argues that federal air laws conceal highly polluted areas.

Restoring Science and Economics to EPA’s Benefit Calculation

EPA’s proposed transparency rules would make the agency’s analyses more scientifically rigorous.

Choosing Between Guns and the Environment

Expert explores how a Florida law insulates firing ranges from state and local environmental actions.

EPA Moves to Scale Back Methane Rules

Recent proposal to revoke natural gas regulation is the latest effort to put climate rules in the crosshairs.

Environmental Justice Is Worth Fighting For

Despite challenges posed by climate change, recent policymaking leaves room for optimism.

Environmental Protection Requires More than Social Resilience

Achieving the green economy requires taking into account divisive politics and distributive justice.

A Green Economy Must Achieve Climate Justice

Environmental policymaking should focus on serving the underprivileged.

Expanding Environmental Justice to Achieve a Just Transition

Vulnerable communities will benefit from a holistic and place-based focus in the shift toward a green economy.

The Jobs and Regulation Issue Revisited

Sound policy requires a deeper understanding of the interplay between regulation and unemployment.

Regulating the Green Economy

Environmentalists and human-needs advocates must come together to drive the green economy movement.

Social Justice in a Green Economy

Scholars debate the economic implications of climate change regulations for American communities.

Credible and Stable Regulation Encourages Voluntary Climate Action

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan prompted companies to expand transparency about their carbon emissions.