Environmental Law Review Syndicate

BioTransport:  Moving Wildlife in Response to Climate Change

BioTransport: Moving Wildlife in Response to Climate Change

By Stacy Shelton, Staff Editor, Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Read the original here. “If climate change continues unabated and as rapidly as a few models predict, saving at least some species will require solutions […]

What the Supreme Court’s Stay of the Clean Power Plan Means for the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation Moving Forward

What the Supreme Court’s Stay of the Clean Power Plan Means for the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation Moving Forward

By Benjamin Harris* This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. The Clean Power Plan (“CPP”), announced and promulgated in late 2015 by the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and backed by President Barack Obama, […]

Clean Power Planning: Unlike with Obamacare, States are Preparing for Clean Power Plan Compliance Even as they Fight it in the Courts

Clean Power Planning: Unlike with Obamacare, States are Preparing for Clean Power Plan Compliance Even as they Fight it in the Courts

By Jennifer Golinsky, Staff Contributor, Georgetown Environmental Law Review.  This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment.   When the EPA released its draft of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) in June […]

Getting to the Root of Environmental Injustice

Getting to the Root of Environmental Injustice

By Shea Diaz, Georgetown Environmental Law Review This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. In the United States, poor people and people of color experience higher cancer rates,[1] asthma rates,[2] mortality […]

Administrative Necessity: Origin and Application to the EPA Tailoring Rule

Administrative Necessity: Origin and Application to the EPA Tailoring Rule

David Williams* This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. In the wake of Massachusetts v. EPA,[1] the EPA fashioned new regulations to cover greenhouse gasses. As part of the new suite […]

La Vie en Vert

La Vie en Vert

By Daniel Carpenter-Gold, Managing Editor, Harvard Environmental Law Review. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. It’s done. Like a reluctant Odysseus, we have fastened ourselves to the mast of emissions reductions […]

From the Well Up: A California County Confronts Fracking at the Polls

From the Well Up: A California County Confronts Fracking at the Polls

Malia McPherson Stanford Law School, J.D. Candidate Class of 2016  This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. To see the original post and leave a comment, click here. Introduction On November 4, 2014, the voters of San Benito County passed Measure J, […]

EPA Unveils Final Clean Power Plan: So What’s All the Fuss About?

EPA Unveils Final Clean Power Plan: So What’s All the Fuss About?

Eric Anthony DeBellis* Eric DeBellis is a 3L at Berkeley Law, where he is Senior Executive Editor of the Ecology Law Quarterly. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. On August 3, 2015, […]

From Kyoto To Paris: How Bottom-Up Regulation Could Revitalize the UNFCCC

From Kyoto To Paris: How Bottom-Up Regulation Could Revitalize the UNFCCC

By Luke Grunbaum* This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) establishes the basic principles and goals for future international agreements on climate change.  […]

Is CITES Endangered?

Is CITES Endangered?

Liz Rasheed* This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. You are viewing the original post. Leave a comment below! I. Introduction: What is Illicit Wildlife Trafficking? Illicit wildlife trafficking refers to “any environment-related crime that involves the illegal trade, smuggling, poaching, capture or […]