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Exploring the EPA’s New Power Plant Regulations with Professor Jody Freeman and Professor Richard Lazarus

Exploring the EPA’s New Power Plant Regulations with Professor Jody Freeman and Professor Richard Lazarus

By Samantha Caravello -— October 14 at 12:11 p.m. In June, EPA released a proposed rule for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from..

Toward Greener FERC Regulation of the Power Industry

By Christopher J. Bateman and James T.B. Tripp America’s electricity industry is at the heart of some of the nation’s and world’s..

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..

Toward Greener FERC Regulation of the Power Industry

August 12, 2014 at 1:30pm America’s electricity industry is at the heart of some of the nation’s and world’s biggest environmental..

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,..

Ten Ways States Can Combat Ocean Acidification (and Why They Should)

By Ryan P. Kelly and Margaret R. Caldwell The ocean is becoming more acidic worldwide as a result of increasing atmospheric concentrations..

Changing Climate, Unchanging Act, Improvising Agency, Enabling Court: The Story of Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA

By Laura King Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA follows from and amplifies the Supreme Court’s decision in Massachusetts v...

Toward an International Aviation Emissions Agreement

By Brian F. Havel & Gabriel S. Sanchez It is impossible to predict the eventual stopping place of the climate change discourse. If..

Carbon Offsets are a Bridge Too Far in the Tradable Property Rights Revolution

By Tyler McNish Tradable property rights-based carbon offsets are widely used as a policy tool for combating the greenhouse gas emissions..

Comment: American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut

By David R. Brody On June 20, 2011, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous and straightforward decision that the Clean Air Act displaces..