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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Adapting Public Utility Commissions to Meet Twenty-First Century Climate Challenges

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Adapting Public Utility Commissions to Meet Twenty-First Century Climate Challenges

Climate change and efforts to address it have put the electric utility system under increasing pressure to adapt and evolve. Key to the..

Unilateral Climate Action and Collective Change: What Can University Divestment Do?

By Daniel Carpenter-Gold — June 2 at 5:40pm This blog post contains the views of the author alone, and does not necessarily reflect..

Unilateral Climate Regulation

By James W. Coleman It is now plain that decades of negotiation toward a binding global climate treaty have failed. Yet, at the same time,..

Protecting pensions in the face of climate change and corporate law

By Molly Cohen — Jan. 21 at 10:25am As climate change threatens to reshape our coastlines and rewrite our expected weather patterns,..

Corporate Law and Climate Change Disclosures

By Molly Cohen — Jan. 6, 2013 at 8:57am When it comes to corporate law, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is king. Most..

The First Cut is the Deepest: EPA Proposes First GHG Cuts for Power Plants

By Cecilia Segal — Oct. 9, 2013 at 2:14pm On September 20, 2013, EPA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to set standards of..

A global solution to climate change: the possible impact of Bond v. United States

By Theresa Borden — Oct. 1, 2013 at 3:33pm New legislation to deal with the global problem of climate change may seem politically..

In First Address as EPA Head, Administrator Gina McCarthy Stresses Collaboration and the “Opportunity of Climate Change”

By Molly Cohen — Aug. 1, 2013 at 7:47am “Let’s talk about [climate change] as the opportunity of a lifetime, because there are..

Legal Neighborhoods

By Stephen R. Miller Political and legal tools have emerged since the 1970s, and especially in the last two decades, that provide political..

Responses to Climate Migration

By Katrina M. Wyman In recent years there have been suggestions that climate change might generate 200 million or more migrants by 2050. In..