Why a Retreat from Paris Now?
Political science models may help explain the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
Agency Proposes Rule to Protect Sea Turtles
New rule would require shrimping boats to adopt measures that may reduce their impact on turtle populations.
California Extends Water Restrictions Despite Abundant Rainfall
Amid reports of record-breaking rainfall, regulators extend emergency drought measures for conservation.
Discretion and Judicial Review in European Environmental Law
Balancing the discretion afforded to multinational and domestic authorities presents special challenges to judges in ensuring effective application of European Union environmental law.
California Moves to Make Sleeping Computers More Efficient
New standards require computers to use less energy when not in use.
The Discount Rate for the Social Cost of Carbon
A Trump Administration proposal that would reduce the social cost of carbon relies on an unjustified discount rate.
How Geographic Boundaries Determine the Social Cost of Carbon
Considering only the national impact of emissions would be a harmful, misguided move by the Trump administration.
Do Environmental Regulations Really Work?
Scholars argue that environmental laws improve air quality despite increases in U.S. manufacturing output.
Restoring Pollution Prevention and the Concept of Positive Freedom
Scholar espouses a renewed focus on pollution prevention efforts, with an appreciation of government’s ability to effect meaningful reform.
Concerns for the Future of Conservation at the National Parks’ Centennial
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell celebrated the occasion with a call to action to change the nation’s conservation approach.
The Future of California’s Water
A legislative committee report urges state regulators to seek alternative water sources.
The Clean Power Plan Is not Without Precedent
Environmental experts argue that precedent supports contested features of EPA’s major climate change rule.