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A Community Voice on Lead Paint: Examining the Role of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Regulation

This note discusses the role of cost-benefit analysis in environmental regulations.

Mar 10, 2023
Karen Chen

Using the Military to Fight Climate Change

This article discusses the role of Executive Orders in addressing Climate Change.

Mar 10, 2023
Noah Cohen

Public Investment in Climate Resiliency: Lessons from the Law and Economics of Natural Disasters

Despite an uptick in legal scholarship addressing resiliency and climate adaptation in general, very little of it analyzes the historic disparity between greater ex post public expenditures to recover from disasters and relatively smaller ex ante investments in disaster preparedness and prevention. This Article addresses the gap in the literature and identifies the circumstances under which investments in disaster preparedness and prevention occur. It concludes that, although these investments are more likely to occur than the public choice scholarship suggests, they face challenges that the public choice claim masks.

Oct 02, 2022
Donald T. Hornstein

The Insect Apocalypse: Legal Solutions for Protecting Life on Earth

In this Article, we explore the problem of beneficial insect population decline and evaluate the utility of existing federal law to reverse the trend. We offer solutions that can be implemented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under existing federal laws without the need for additional congressional action.

Oct 02, 2022
Mary Jane Angelo & Megan Lancaster