Environment

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.

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?

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.