Can broadening visions for climate action and building solidarity across social movements protect against climate anxiety and encourage the urgent emissions reductions needed by the end of the decade?
Held v. Montana, decided by Montana state court Judge Kathy Seeley last August, is already widely recognized as a landmark case in environmental law. Much has been written about the ruling, which struck down a Montana provision that forbade state…
Newly proposed EPA regulations targeting coal ash pollution and an expected denial of Alabama’s proposed state regulatory program show EPA’s willingness to flex its muscles in addressing the legacy of one of the country’s largest industrial waste streams.
State legislation allowing communities exposed to toxic substances like PFAS to sue for the costs of medical testing before they develop symptoms may improve health outcomes and promote environmental care.
In this post, Andrew Bellah, analogizes contemporary derivative contracts with sealed clay pot practices in ancient Mesopotamia, and analyzes their potential utility in a future threatened by climate change.
The Supreme Court has agreed to reconsider the Chevron doctrine this term. This article explores why overruling or limiting the doctrine may not have a watershed impact on environmental law.
Amid growing concern over the health and climate impacts of natural gas appliances, the Washington, D.C. council has proposed a solution with the Healthy Homes Act.
Loaded Docket: A Preview of the Sweeping Constitutional Challenges Facing Government Regulatory Authority in the 2023-2024 Supreme Court TermOctober 26, 2023 by Cameron Bonnell Litigation
In recent years, the Supreme Court has taken steps to constrain government regulatory authority. The Court is gearing up to push even further in its current term, with potentially broad-reaching implications on the government’s authority to regulate the environment.
We need a consumer economy centered around "libraries of things" so we can do more with less.
Carbon capture and storage is a complicated technology whose use and value confuses many. To address this confusion, this article explains the importance of carbon capture and provides solutions to support its development.