Environmental Protection Agency

Let’s Be Real About State and Local Climate Action

Federal action is key to effectively addressing climate change.

Leading on Climate at Every Level

States and subnationals can rise to the challenges posed by climate change.

Let the Carbon Auctioneer Beware

Study shows that carbon-trading programs may produce less revenue in concentrated markets.

Should We Run Agencies More Like Businesses?

Legal scholar argues for greater reliance on entrepreneurial strategies in regulation.

Do Not Forget to Wear a Hat

EPA provides advice instead of regulation in the new nanny state.

Screaming “Wildfire” in a Crowded Clean Air Act

Researchers argue for new regulatory treatment of wildfires to improve air quality and public health.

Solar Panels on a Border Wall

Economic, environmental, and policy considerations underlie the President’s “solar wall” proposal.

Rethinking Chemical and Pesticide Regulation

Study advocates for cumulative risk assessment mandates in environmental laws.

The Constitutional Executive Order on Regulatory Budgets

President Trump’s regulation-trimming executive order will likely survive judicial scrutiny despite potential policy objections.

Ordering Agencies to Violate the Law

President Trump’s regulatory budget executive order withholds agency action and harms the American public.

It Is Premature to Label a Regulatory Budget Unconstitutional

The President’s one-in, two-out executive order may be difficult to implement, but it is not unconstitutional.

Why a Retreat from Paris Now?

Political science models may help explain the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.