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Our Money is Safe, but the Planet Is Not: How the Carbon Bubble Will Cause Havoc for the Environment, but Not the Stock Market

Breanna Hayes Breanna Hayes is the Managing Editor of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS).                  I.              Introduction Human use of fossil fuels dates back to prehistoric times.[1]  Before the Industrial Revolution, humans mostly relied on wood,

 Pipelines, Protests and General Permits

 Samantha L. Varsalona Samantha Varsalona is a 2L at Georgetown University Law Center and Staff Member of Georgetown Environmental Law Review. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS). Abstract The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has become a contentious topic in recent months. The controversy centers around Dakota Access, LLC[1], a subsidiary

An Ecology of Liberation: The Shifting Landscape of Environmental Law in an Era of Changing Environmental Values

Michael Zielinski Michael Zielinski is a 3L at William & Mary Law School.[1] This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS).    I.      Introduction In 1971, the Peruvian theologian and Dominican priest Gustavo Gutiérrez published his seminal work, A Theology of Liberation, in which he advocated an activist approach to Christianity based on

Congress Must Act To Fully Fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund

 Andrew J. Lewis* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ]   Introduction This past summer my family celebrated my grandfather’s 90th birthday by walking the Civil War battlefield at Chancellorsville Virginia. The battlefield forms a section of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, 7600 acres of rural Virginia stitched together by twenty-three