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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.



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:

Using the Old to Solve the New: Creating a Federal/State Partnership to Fight Climate Change (October 2019)

Aligning Evidence Generation and Use Across Health, Development, and Environment (October 2019)

Initial Measures of the Economic Activity Linked to Bangladesh’s Ocean Space, and Implications for the Country’s Blue Economy Policy Objectives (October 2019)

Bigger Change Faster (September 2019)

Forecasting Ecosystem Services to Guide Coastal Wetland Rehabilitation Decisions (September 2019)

Mapping Ecosystem Services for the Southeast United States: Conservation and Restoration Priorities for Wild Pollinator Habitat (September 2019)

Innovative State-Led Efforts to Finance Agricultural Conservation (September 2019)

RTOGov: Exploring Links Between Market Decision-Making Processes and Outcomes (September 2019)

EV Charging Station Initiatives (September 2019)

North Carolina Energy Efficiency Roadmap (August 2019)



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: 

2020 in the Courts: A Preview (October 21, 2019)

What Do the Candidates’ Climate Proposals Tell Us? (October 17, 2019)

Closing Downtown Market Street to Cars Is a Step in the Right Direction (October 16, 2019)

LA Metro’s Transit to Parks Strategic Plan (October 16, 2019)

“If Present Trends Continue…” (October 14, 2019)

Environmental Law Centers - Western Version (October 11, 2019)

Lights Out, Everybody’s Home (October 10, 2019)

Planned Outages, Planning for Resilience, and Reducing Emissions (October 10, 2019)

Aging Dams, Forgotten Perils (October 10, 2019)

New Fellows Join Emmett Institute to Research and Advance Environmental Law (October 9, 2019)