Climate Regulation

Incorporated Standards in a Federal System

Incorporated Standards in a Federal System

When state and local officials incorporate voluntary codes and standards, they still need to watch out for federal preemption.

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.

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.

Capturing Carbon Emissions

Capturing Carbon Emissions

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

The Big Apple’s Big Squeeze on Pollution and Landlords

The Big Apple’s Big Squeeze on Pollution and Landlords

Gotham’s landmark climate ordinance targets landlords but may benefit renters.

Improve the Social Cost of Carbon, Do Not Replace It

Improve the Social Cost of Carbon, Do Not Replace It

Despite some scholars’ criticisms, the social cost of carbon is a useful tool for crafting U.S. climate policy.

Standing Up to Climate Change

Standing Up to Climate Change

The judicial system may need to adapt to allow climate change cases to be heard in court.

Is Private Governance a Viable Alternative to Climate Regulation?

Is Private Governance a Viable Alternative to Climate Regulation?

Scholar argues that private governance initiatives offer considerable potential to combat climate change.