By Jie Yang, Managing Editor for Development
By Simon Moskovitz
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released the final SAFE Vehicles Rule. The rule sets forth requirements for emissions and efficiency in vehicles for model years 2021-2026 and revokes the Clean Air Act waiver to California.
By Linn Bumpers, Staff Contributor
Community solar is a widespread solution for those who cannot invest in rooftop solar but want renewable energy. How does this innovative energy system fit into the existing legal frameworks?
Maybe the Plight of the Gulf Isn’t So Bleak: Significant Growth of Mangrove Forests in the Wake of Hurricanes Wilma and IrmaMarch 6, 2020 by Camilla Brandfield-Harvey
By Samuel Harris, Managing Editor
As the Gulf Coast faces the prospect of increasingly intense hurricane seasons, a recently published paper may provide a ray of hope to local communities that already feel the effects of climate change.
Joseph Nelson, Staff Contributor
Food Freedom Laws can help us positively reorder our relationships with our food, our neighbors, and the Earth we share.
Gabriel Dowdell, Staff Contributor
Should the EPA regulate fracking more heavily? Currently, states that benefit financially from fracking regulate the industry.
Too Much, Too Soon: A Case For Slowing The Rate or Degree Of Withdrawing Federal Regulatory Incentives For Photovoltaic CellsFebruary 24, 2020 by De Vann Sago Energy Federal Rollbacks Online Supplemental Article Renewable Energy
In this exclusive online article, Roy Jackson, a recent Georgetown Law graduate, explains how photovoltaic-solar (“PV”) project costs have decreased in recent decades and how investments in this industry may grow stagnant under both recently enacted and proposed federal policy changes.
Court Says Maryland's Public Service Commission can Overrule Local Objections to Renewable Energy ProjectsFebruary 13, 2020 by Maxwell Unterhalter Renewable Energy State and Local
By Kayla Steinberg, Staff Contributor
In July 2019, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that the state’s Public Service Commission has the final say on the siting of solar and wind energy projects, prompting concerns by local governments over how to protect farmland from development.
By Molly Green, Staff Contributor.
Do children have a right to a government that protects their interest in a sustainable climate? Will Courts give them a chance to voice the urgency of their climate-based claims?
Should Exxon have to pay a carbon tax for its recent methane leak?
By Weston Coward, Staff Contributor