The Green Clash Between Renewables and Conservation
Scholars argue that federal agencies can conserve land and still increase renewable energy output.
Think Globally on Climate, Act Locally on Leaf Blowers
Restricting gas-powered leaf blowers can positively affect the health of people and the planet.
Let There Be Darkness
Scholar argues for federal action to tamp down on increasing light pollution.
Enforcing Net-Zero Goals
Scholar calls for greater oversight and enforcement of corporate net-zero carbon emissions pledges.
Big Oil Fights New Environmental Law in California
The oil and gas industry attempts to quash a California law protecting residents from extraction wells.
New York Clean Energy Goals Finally Show Promise
Modifications to New York State’s clean energy laws cleaned up the New York City grid.
Stock Markets Fail to Punish Firms that Cause Harm
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill shows that market incentives alone do not guarantee sufficient safety and environmental measures.
A Judicial Threat to Conservation
The recent nullification of environmental regulations by a federal court sets a dangerous precedent.
Turning a Corner on a Rocky History with ESG
Scholars argue that the SEC has historically resisted creating ESG disclosures but has recently changed course.
The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act
Litigation over a state environmental law highlights both potential abuses and opportunities for reform.
Regulating to Achieve Environmental Justice
Scholars propose novel measures to achieve environmental justice for all.
Comparing U.S. and Chinese Environmental Risk Regulation
Research comparing risk regulation in the United States and China reveals selective variations, not sharp contrasts.