Climate Change Regulation Through Litigation: New York’s Investigation of ExxonMobil under the Martin Act

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original article and leave a comment. Chris Erickson, Junior Editor of the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law at the University of Michigan Law School In November 2015, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman began an investigation into whether ExxonMobil… Continue reading Climate Change Regulation Through Litigation: New York’s Investigation of ExxonMobil under the Martin Act

The Legislative History of the National Park Service’s Conservation and Nonimpairment Mandate

  This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original article and leave a comment. By Caitlin Brown, a 3L at Berkeley Law and Co-Editor in Chief of Ecology Law Quarterly.    Introduction The National Park Service manages over 84 million acres of land divided between 413 different… Continue reading The Legislative History of the National Park Service’s Conservation and Nonimpairment Mandate

Our Money is Safe, but the Planet Is Not: How the Carbon Bubble Will Cause Havoc for the Environment, but Not the Stock Market

  This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original article and leave a comment. By Breanna Hayes, Managing Editor, Vermont Journal of Environmental Law   Introduction   Human use of fossil fuels dates back to prehistoric times.[1] Before the Industrial Revolution, humans mostly relied on wood, wind,… Continue reading Our Money is Safe, but the Planet Is Not: How the Carbon Bubble Will Cause Havoc for the Environment, but Not the Stock Market

The Importance of GIS in Emergency Management

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. By Monika Holser, UCLA School of Law, Class of 2018   GIS (geographic information system) is a computer system for “capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on the Earth’s surface.”[1] It allows multiple layers of information to be displayed at once, enabling… Continue reading The Importance of GIS in Emergency Management

Judging a Book by its Cover: The Tension between Evidentiary Gatekeeping and Compensatory Theories of Tort

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original article and leave a comment. By Julie Amadeo, J.D. 2016, New York University School of Law   This article has been adapted from a larger work.   Introduction   Human minds are primed to jump to conclusions. Call them… Continue reading Judging a Book by its Cover: The Tension between Evidentiary Gatekeeping and Compensatory Theories of Tort

Constitutions & the Environment: Comparative Approaches to Environmental Protection and the Struggle to Translate Rights into Enforcement

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. By Kyle Burns*, J.D. Candidate, 2017, University of Virginia School of Law   Introduction   Every nation around the world faces ecological hardships. Almost every nation has responded with a legal regime that attempts to… Continue reading Constitutions & the Environment: Comparative Approaches to Environmental Protection and the Struggle to Translate Rights into Enforcement

With Energy Law Federalism Under Construction, State Policymaking May Be Delayed

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. By John Bullock, Executive Editor, Harvard Environmental Law Review     Introduction   As the public has become more aware of the intense connection between the practices of electric utilities and greenhouse gas emissions,… Continue reading With Energy Law Federalism Under Construction, State Policymaking May Be Delayed