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Avoiding Carbon Myopia: Three Considerations for Policy Makers Concerning Manmade Carbon Dioxide

Willie Soon* and David R. Legates** [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] Towards a Global Carbon Regulatory Trading Scheme In December 2009, lawmakers and representatives from around the world, along with scientists, numerous journalists, and various celebrities flew to Copenhagen, Denmark. For the most part, their goal was to promote a regulatory

Feb 28, 2010

Is It Really a Huge Mistake? Choosing Between Carbon Fees and Cap-and-Trade

A Commentary on “The Huge Mistake – Climate Change Solutions 2009” Juan Arturo Iluminado C. de Castro* [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] In the video, “The Huge Mistake – Climate Change Solutions 2009,”[1] Laurie Williams and Allan Zabel (two highly experienced attorneys from the Environmental Protection Agency) appeal to both emotion and

Dec 28, 2009

Student Review of Selected Panels at the California State Bar’s 2009 Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite

    Jessica Intrator, Lala Wu, Holly Wagenet, Sarah Barker-Ball, Camille Pannu, & Emily Jeffers* [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] Weed in the Wild: Environmental Consequences of Marijuana Cultivation on Public LandsSpeaker: Chief Ranger Steve Shackelton, Yosemite National Park Yosemite Chief Ranger Steve Shackelton has a lot on his plate. Together with

Why 350? Climate Policy Must Aim to Stabilize Greenhouse Gases at the Level Necessary to Minimize the Risk of Catastrophic Outcomes

Matt Vespa * [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ][ download Errata ] Introduction After years of inaction, the possibility of substantive federal and international climate policy is finally in sight. With so much time already squandered, insufficient action today will foreclose the ability to prevent catastrophe tomorrow. If we are to avoid saddling