Environment

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.

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.

The Truth About Toxic Prisons

The Truth About Toxic Prisons

Scholar argues that many U.S. prisons are built on hazardous waste sites and lack oversight.

Regulating Methane Emissions

Regulating Methane Emissions

Scholars discuss regulating methane emissions released by industry activity.

An Actual War on Climate Change?

An Actual War on Climate Change?

Scholar asserts that the U.S. executive branch can regulate climate change as a national security threat.

Climate Change and Price Stability Mandates at Central Banks

Climate Change and Price Stability Mandates at Central Banks

Climate-related risks pose financial stability concerns for the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Combat Climate Change

How Artificial Intelligence Can Combat Climate Change

Scholar explains how regulators can use artificial intelligence as an effective tool for slowing climate change.

Capturing Carbon Emissions

Capturing Carbon Emissions

Scholars discuss the possibilities and pitfalls of relying on carbon capture and sequestration.