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Wallach v. Town of Dryden and Local Control of Hydraulic Fracturing

Wallach v. Town of Dryden and Local Control of Hydraulic Fracturing

By Carter Hall—November 20, 2014 at 11:03 a.m. On June 30 of this year the Court of Appeals of New York issued its final ruling in..

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. [Update: a video of Professor Freeman and Professor Lazarus's talks at the Harvard..

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..