The SB 32 Scoping Plan Update, Waivers, and ZEVs

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. By Garrett Lenahan, UCLA School of Law, JD Candidate 2017   Scoping Plan Background   Two prominent pieces of Californian legislation that seek to address climate change are Assembly Bill 32 (“AB 32”) and Senate Bill 32 (“SB 32”). AB 32 required California to reduce… Continue reading The SB 32 Scoping Plan Update, Waivers, and ZEVs

Repurposing Ecolabels: Consumer Pressure as a Tool to Abate Human Rights Violations in International Fisheries

  This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. To view the original post and leave a comment, click here. By Andrew Miller, Senior Articles Editor, Ecology Law Quarterly   Introduction   In March of 2015, the Associated Press (AP) published AP Investigation: Slaves May Have Caught the Fish You Bought.[1] It was the… Continue reading Repurposing Ecolabels: Consumer Pressure as a Tool to Abate Human Rights Violations in International Fisheries

NAVIGATING WITH AN OCEAN LINER: THE CLEAN WATER RULE, TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER, AND THE FUTURE OF “WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES”

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. To view the original post and leave a comment, click here. By Kacy Manahan* I. Introduction The scope of the Clean Water Act’s jurisdiction has been controversial throughout the statute’s history. Reconciling the extent of Congress’ Commerce Clause authority with the reality of vast hydrological… Continue reading NAVIGATING WITH AN OCEAN LINER: THE CLEAN WATER RULE, TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER, AND THE FUTURE OF “WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES”

Funding Adaptation: Financing Resiliency Through Sea Level Derivatives

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. To see the original post and leave a comment, click here. By Sevren Gourley, Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal, J.D. Candidate, Class of 2017, University of Virginia School of Law.   Coastal municipalities are struggling to address the uncertain future risks created by sea… Continue reading Funding Adaptation: Financing Resiliency Through Sea Level Derivatives

ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT TO THE RESCUE? CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION UNDER THE SEA

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. To see the original post and leave a comment, click here. By Olivia Bensinger, J.D. Candidate, Harvard Law School; Managing Editor, Harvard Environmental Law Review. As we move further into the era of climate change, we often find ourselves looking in unlikely places for tools with… Continue reading ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT TO THE RESCUE? CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION UNDER THE SEA

Enough Horsing Around

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate.  To view the original post and leave a comment, click here.   By Joseph Godio, Senior Editor of the Georgetown Environmental Law Review   INTRODUCTION             New York City is a city thought by many to be one of the most incredible, majestic, and beautiful cities… Continue reading Enough Horsing Around