By Ju-Ching Huang, Staff Contributor.
By Drew Savage, Staff Contributor
President Biden is soon expected to name his nominee to lead the Federal Reserve. Can it become a more climate-focused institution?
Gone with the Wind? The Supreme Court Agrees to Review the EPA's Power to Regulate Carbon Emissions Under the Clean Air ActNovember 7, 2021 by Vanessa Ishimwe Climate change
By Yanai Ben Gigi, Staff Contributor
The Supreme Court will soon hear a case that may alter the regulation of carbon dioxide emissions under the Clean Air Act and expand the reach of the nondelegation doctrine.
by Steve Brenner, Staff Contributor
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By Alec Bowman, Staff Contributor
By Jaclyn Lee, Staff Contributor
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In September 2021, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) began its highly anticipated proceeding to reevaluate the state’s net energy metering successor (NEM 2.0) tariff. Expected no later than January 2022, the decision from the national leader in solar electricity production could have far-reaching impacts on the future of customer-owned solar generation and battery storage.
By: Garrett S. Kral, Esq.*
*Garrett S. Kral is a former U.S. EPA official and political appointee for the Trump administration.
By Blake Ellis, Staff Contributor
In February 2021, the state of Texas experienced unprecedented power outages caused by severe winter storms. Conservative politicians and media were quick to blame the use of renewable energy as the culprit of the outages. The facts present a different explanation.
By Myles Douglas Young, Administrative Editor
The utilization of the Public Trust Doctrine in litigations is often premised on its supposed ancient Roman pedigree. This article explores the origins of the doctrine and finds that, in fact, the ancient doctrine was quite different from the one we see in the United States today. What errors do scholars make, and what do those errors mean for the survival of the modern doctrine?
We're Falling into a Ring of Fire: Taking Stock of Wildfire Liability Regimes from Varying Perspectives in the United StatesMarch 31, 2021 by Drew Robertson Air Climate change Litigation Public Lands State and Local
By Alec Williams, Managing Editor
After a record-breaking wildfire season in 2020, lawsuits are likely to flood the dockets of federal and state courts across the United States. Wildfire liability determinations at either level can be complex, typically implicating many parties and exorbitant damage awards. However, in light of the projected impact of climate change on wildfire frequency and severity, such lawsuits may become increasingly commonplace.