Track litigation and regulatory developments and find analysis of current trends by leading practitioners and academics: 

 

TRACKERS

sabin center for climate change law

Climate Deregulation Tracker

The Climate Deregulation Tracker identifies steps taken by the incoming administration and Congress to scale back or wholly eliminate federal climate mitigation and adaptation measures. 

Litigation Databases

In collaboration with Arnold & Porter, LLP, the Sabin Center tracks and summarizes new litigation over issues related to climate change. Both the U.S. and international litigation charts are updated monthly.

 

ANALYSIS

Institute for policy integrity

The Institute for Policy Integrity, sponsored by the New York University School of Law, produces original research in the fields of economics, law, and regulatory policy and collaborates with non-governmental organizations to facilitate their participation in the regulatory process.

Recent Publications:

Pipeline Approvals and Greenhouse Gas Emissions (April 9, 2019)

Opportunities for Valuing Climate Impacts in U.S. State Electricity Policy (April 2, 2019)

Regulation in Transition (March 6, 2019)

Sociopolitical Feedbacks and Climate Change (March 6, 2019)

Markets, Externalities, and the Federal Power Act (February 22, 2019)

 

nicholas institute for environmental policy solutions

The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University aims to improve environmental policymaking by delivering objective research and convening stakeholders to reach a shared understanding of pressing environmental problems. 

Recent Publications:

Profits and Productivity: Stimulating Electricity Demand in Low-Income Settings (June 2019)

Trends in Measuring Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Mitigation Quantification Methodologies (May 2019)

Harnessing Competition in a Transitioning Electricity System: Opportunities for Traditional Cost-of-Service States (March 2019)

Southeast Electric Vehicle Regional Strategy (March 2019)

Measuring and Managing the Unknown: Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Value Chain (March 2019)

The True Cost of Solar Tariffs in East Africa (February 2019)

Issues on the Horizon at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (November 2018)

Cross-Discipline Evidence Principles for Sustainability Policy (September 2018)

Beyond Financing: A Guide to Green Bank Design in the Southeast (September 2018)

Improving Market Design to Align with Public Policy (August 2018) 

 

BLOGS

LEGal planet

Legal Planet, a collaboration between UC Berkeley School of Law and UCLA School of Law, provides insight and analysis on energy and environmental law and policy. Contributors write about court decisions, regulatory actions, and state legislation that affect climate change policy, water resource management, toxic waste disposal, renewable energy, air quality, and land use. 

Recent Posts: 

Principles of Climate Governance (August 19, 2019)

A Letter to My Fellow Boomers About Climate Change (August 15, 2019)

Trump Administration Attempts to Eviscerate the Endangered Species Act (August 13, 2019)

The LA County Sustainability Plan (August 12, 2019)

Elections Matter - Even More Than You Thought (August 12, 2019)

Risky Business (August 8, 2019)

Get Ready for Phase 2 of the Deregulation Wars (August 5, 2019)

Perfection - Public Enemy Number One, or Straw Man? (August 1, 2019)

The Expanding Gap Between Business and Trump (August 1, 2019)

The Flight of the Bumblebee (July 29, 2019)