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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.

Giving the Power of Preemption to Private Business

Giving the Power of Preemption to Private Business

Florida lawmakers create a pathway for companies to challenge local regulations that affect profits.

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.

FERC Proposes Revamp to Pipeline Approval Process

FERC Proposes Revamp to Pipeline Approval Process

FERC proposes environmental justice concerns play a larger role in federal approvals of natural gas pipelines.

Hidden Racial Disparities in FDA-Required Research

Hidden Racial Disparities in FDA-Required Research

Current testing practices in the pharmaceutical industry exploit social and racial inequities.

Curbing the Pandemic of Cyber Sexual Abuse

Curbing the Pandemic of Cyber Sexual Abuse

Fueled by the pandemic, the nonconsensual distribution of sexual images requires federal regulatory solutions.

One Small Step for Space Law

One Small Step for Space Law

Scholar discusses the impact of NASA’s Artemis Accords on existing international space law.

Creating an Inclusive Political Order

Creating an Inclusive Political Order

True representative democracy depends on making access to voting a realistic option for all.

Pumping the Brakes on Fast Fashion

Pumping the Brakes on Fast Fashion

Scholars discuss how to limit the negative social and environmental impacts of fast fashion.

A Belief-Based Approach to Workplace Accommodations

A Belief-Based Approach to Workplace Accommodations

Scholar calls for employers to adopt hands-off policies when accommodating employees with disabilities.

Regulatory Reform, Benefit-Cost Analysis, and the Poor

Regulatory Reform, Benefit-Cost Analysis, and the Poor

OIRA should add a benefit-cost analysis focused on protecting the poor when evaluating new agency rules.

Public Input in Rulemaking

Public Input in Rulemaking

Public comments allow agencies to understand the perspectives of those who regulations are intended to benefit.