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A Flaw In California's Cap-And-Trade Plan, Alan Ramo, Janet Redman Nov 2013

A Flaw In California's Cap-And-Trade Plan, Alan Ramo, Janet Redman

Publications

California has made clear its intention to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But is it taking the right steps to do so? The state has set a goal of returning to 1990 emissions levels by 2020. It has adopted renewable energy standards, driven the national trend in controlling automobile emissions and instituted a cap-and-trade program aimed at curbing climate pollution from power plants, refineries and other "stationary sources" of emissions. But a low-profile bill scheduled for consideration by the Legislature next year has exposed that, at least as far as its cap-and-trade program is concerned, California may be off-track. As it ...


The Climate Change-Sustainable Development Nexus: A Proposal For Convergence, Alvin K. Leong Nov 2013

The Climate Change-Sustainable Development Nexus: A Proposal For Convergence, Alvin K. Leong

Dissertations & Theses

This thesis is founded on the proposition that climate change and sustainable development are inextricably linked with each other and form a “nexus” that should be understood in a pragmatic and holistic way. Accordingly, the climate change “problem” cannot be adequately addressed in “silos” or by traditional output control techniques but instead should be viewed as a multidimensional challenge that calls for transformative change in the world energy sector in light of the wider contexts of sustainability and social equity. This thesis observes that with the emergence of a post-2015 development agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United ...


Indigenous Peoples’ Right Of Free Prior Informed Consent With Respect To Indigenous Lands, Territories And Resources (June 28, 2010), Indian Law Resource Center Nov 2013

Indigenous Peoples’ Right Of Free Prior Informed Consent With Respect To Indigenous Lands, Territories And Resources (June 28, 2010), Indian Law Resource Center

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

3 pages.

"June 28, 2010"


Free, Prior And Informed Consent: Ilo 169 And Undrip, Kelsey Peterson Nov 2013

Free, Prior And Informed Consent: Ilo 169 And Undrip, Kelsey Peterson

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

2 pages.

"Kelsey Peterson, American Indian Law Program Fellow, University of Colorado Law School Class of 2015"


Agenda: Free, Prior And Informed Consent: Pathways For A New Millennium, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment, University Of Colorado Boulder. School Of Law. American Indian Law Program Nov 2013

Agenda: Free, Prior And Informed Consent: Pathways For A New Millennium, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment, University Of Colorado Boulder. School Of Law. American Indian Law Program

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

Presented by the University of Colorado's American Indian Law Program and the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy & the Environment.

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), along with treaties, instruments, and decisions of international law, recognizes that indigenous peoples have the right to give "free, prior, and informed consent" to legislation and development affecting their lands, natural resources, and other interests, and to receive remedies for losses of property taken without such consent. With approximately 150 nations, including the United States, endorsing the UNDRIP, this requirement gives rise to emerging standards, obligations, and opportunities ...


Principles Of International Law For Multilateral Development Banks: The Obligation To Respect Human Rights, Robert T. Coulter, Leonardo A. Crippa, Emily Wann Nov 2013

Principles Of International Law For Multilateral Development Banks: The Obligation To Respect Human Rights, Robert T. Coulter, Leonardo A. Crippa, Emily Wann

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

41 pages.

"January, 2009"

www.indianlaw.org


Indigenous Peoples’ Right Of Free Prior Informed Consent With Respect To Indigenous Lands, Territories And Resources (United Nations Workshop, 17-19 January 2005), Indian Law Resource Center Nov 2013

Indigenous Peoples’ Right Of Free Prior Informed Consent With Respect To Indigenous Lands, Territories And Resources (United Nations Workshop, 17-19 January 2005), Indian Law Resource Center

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Pathways for a New Millennium (November 1)

3 pages.

U.N. Doc PFII/2004/WS.2/6


Falling Behind: Processing And Enforcing Permits For Animal Agriculture Operations In Maryland Is Lagging, Rena I. Steinzor, Anne Havemann Nov 2013

Falling Behind: Processing And Enforcing Permits For Animal Agriculture Operations In Maryland Is Lagging, Rena I. Steinzor, Anne Havemann

Faculty Scholarship

After decades of failed interstate agreements, the Chesapeake Bay is choking on too many nutrients. The estuary’s last, best chance of recovery is the Environmental Protection Agency's Total Maximum Daily Load (“TMDL”) program, also known as a pollution diet. To meet this deadline, all polluters, including large animal farms, will need to sharply reduce the pollutants they release into the Bay. The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) must ensure that each Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (“CAFO”) has developed a facility-specific permit that details when and where manure is applied to fields and how waste is stored and ...


Adaptive Planning For Flooding And Coastal Change In Virginia: Legal And Policy Issues For Local Government, Chris Olcott, Erica Penn Oct 2013

Adaptive Planning For Flooding And Coastal Change In Virginia: Legal And Policy Issues For Local Government, Chris Olcott, Erica Penn

Virginia Coastal Policy Center

No abstract provided.


“Turn On The Lights” -Sustainable Energy Investment And Regulatory Policy: Charting The Hydrokinetic Path For Pakistan, Nadia B. Ahmad Oct 2013

“Turn On The Lights” -Sustainable Energy Investment And Regulatory Policy: Charting The Hydrokinetic Path For Pakistan, Nadia B. Ahmad

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


The Tropics Exploited: Risk Preparedness And Corporate Social Responsibility In Offshore Energy Development, Nadia B. Ahmad Oct 2013

The Tropics Exploited: Risk Preparedness And Corporate Social Responsibility In Offshore Energy Development, Nadia B. Ahmad

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Environmental Law At Maryland, No. 35, Fall 2013 Oct 2013

Environmental Law At Maryland, No. 35, Fall 2013

Environmental Law at Maryland

No abstract provided.


Insuring Island States: The Role Of Insurance For Small Island States In Responding To The Adverse Effects Of Sea Level Rise, Maria Antonia Tigre Oct 2013

Insuring Island States: The Role Of Insurance For Small Island States In Responding To The Adverse Effects Of Sea Level Rise, Maria Antonia Tigre

Pace Law School Student Publications

Small island states are likely to suffer the greatest impact of sea level rise. They are also generally low emitters of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), meaning they have contributed little to the problem of human-induced climate change. For an array of reasons, including their reduced economic and political power relative to the international power of other states, these smaller islands and states have come together, forming the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS). Jointly, they have been battling to gain the attention of the international community in their search for solutions. However, they are still left with many unanswered questions ...


When The Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act Fails: A Suffolk Case Study, Scott Van Der Hyde, Mark Badanowski Oct 2013

When The Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act Fails: A Suffolk Case Study, Scott Van Der Hyde, Mark Badanowski

Virginia Coastal Policy Center

No abstract provided.


Adaptive Planning For Flooding And Coastal Change In Virginia: State And Local Areas Of Action, Chris Olcott, Erica Penn Oct 2013

Adaptive Planning For Flooding And Coastal Change In Virginia: State And Local Areas Of Action, Chris Olcott, Erica Penn

Virginia Coastal Policy Center

No abstract provided.


Animal Frontiers: A Tale Of Three Zoos In Israel/Palestine, Irus Braverman Oct 2013

Animal Frontiers: A Tale Of Three Zoos In Israel/Palestine, Irus Braverman

Journal Articles

Situated within fifty miles of each other at the heart of Israel-Palestine, three zoos — Jerusalem, Qalqilya, and Gaza — tell three very different stories about nonhuman animals, humans, and their imbricated survival across borders and at times of war. Through in-depth interviews with personnel from these three zoos, this article tracks the material and symbolic identities of three zoo animals. Yet the article is not just about animals; it is also a story about nationalism and its clandestine manifestations in ideologies of conservation. I argue here that alongside the straightforward story about sustaining wildlife, Israeli zoos’ control of zoo animals is ...


Joe M Stell Ombudsman Program - Taos Settlement Technical Work, Peggy Barroll Oct 2013

Joe M Stell Ombudsman Program - Taos Settlement Technical Work, Peggy Barroll

Publications

No abstract provided.


Food Insecurity Impacts On The U.S. Poor As The World Warms, Helen Kang Oct 2013

Food Insecurity Impacts On The U.S. Poor As The World Warms, Helen Kang

Publications

Studies exploring the vulnerability of human populations to climate change-induced food insecurity have understandably focused on developing nations, where 98 percent of the world’s hungry are. The threat to food security in those regions is indeed a critical issue as climate change affects every aspect of food security: food availability or amount of food production; food access, which refers to the ability of a person or community to acquire an adequate supply of available food; utilization or the ability to attain necessary nutrition from the acquired food; and stability, which refers to the ability to consistently access food in ...


Ninth Circuit Upholds Cal. Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Alan Ramo, Tim O’Connor Oct 2013

Ninth Circuit Upholds Cal. Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Alan Ramo, Tim O’Connor

CUEL - Center for Urban Environmental Law

The Ninth Circuit’s decision September 18, 2013, reversing the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union District Court preliminary injunction, virtually vindicated the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (“LCFS”). It was also a resounding affirmation by the panel’s majority of California’s overall experiment in addressing climate change on the state level.


Agenda: Water, Oil And Gas: Nuts And Bolts Of Oil And Gas Leases, Surface Use Agreements, And Water Rights For Non-Oil And Gas Attorneys, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute (Denver, Colo.), Colorado Bar Association. Natural Resources & Energy Section Sep 2013

Agenda: Water, Oil And Gas: Nuts And Bolts Of Oil And Gas Leases, Surface Use Agreements, And Water Rights For Non-Oil And Gas Attorneys, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute (Denver, Colo.), Colorado Bar Association. Natural Resources & Energy Section

Water, Oil and Gas: Nuts and Bolts of Oil and Gas Leases, Surface Use Agreements, and Water Rights for Non-Oil and Gas Attorneys (September 26)

This third program in the Water, Oil, and Gas 101 series was designed to provide those who don’t practice in the area with essential information regarding leases, surface use agreements, siting considerations for oil and gas facilities, the resolution of disputes before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), the ins and outs of nontributary and produced nontributary ground water, and water rights as an asset.

Program topics include:

  • Oil and Gas Leases
  • Surface Use Agreements (SUAs)
  • Government’s Role in Authorizing Locations for Oil and Gas Development
  • Technical Aspects of Nontributary and Produced Nontributary Ground Water
  • Produced ...


From Lawyer To Fishmonger - What's The Catch?, Roger Williams University School Of Law Sep 2013

From Lawyer To Fishmonger - What's The Catch?, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

No abstract provided.


Resolution 2013-01-06 Strengthening State Involvement In The National Fish Habitat National Partnership (Nfhp) & Recognition Of The 10-Year Anniversary Of Afwa Leading Nfhp, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies Sep 2013

Resolution 2013-01-06 Strengthening State Involvement In The National Fish Habitat National Partnership (Nfhp) & Recognition Of The 10-Year Anniversary Of Afwa Leading Nfhp, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies

Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Resolution 2013-02-06 Urging Congress To Pass A Five-Year Farm Bill With Strong Conservation Provisions In 2013, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies Sep 2013

Resolution 2013-02-06 Urging Congress To Pass A Five-Year Farm Bill With Strong Conservation Provisions In 2013, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies

Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Resolution 2013-03-06 Support For The North American Weltands Conservation Act (Nawca), Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies Sep 2013

Resolution 2013-03-06 Support For The North American Weltands Conservation Act (Nawca), Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies

Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Resolution 2013-04-06 Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership Program Funding, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies Sep 2013

Resolution 2013-04-06 Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership Program Funding, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies

Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Resolution 2013-05-06 Support For The National Fish, Wildlife, And Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies Sep 2013

Resolution 2013-05-06 Support For The National Fish, Wildlife, And Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies

Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Resolution 2013-06-06 In Appreciation Of The Oregon Department Of Fish & Wildlife, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies Sep 2013

Resolution 2013-06-06 In Appreciation Of The Oregon Department Of Fish & Wildlife, Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies

Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Amicus Curiae Brief Of Law Professors On Issue Of Exhaustion In Support Of Petitioners. Epa V. Eme Homer City Generation, 134 S.Ct. 1584 (2014) (Nos. 12-1182, 12-1183), Amy J. Wildermuth, Sanne H. Knudsen Sep 2013

Amicus Curiae Brief Of Law Professors On Issue Of Exhaustion In Support Of Petitioners. Epa V. Eme Homer City Generation, 134 S.Ct. 1584 (2014) (Nos. 12-1182, 12-1183), Amy J. Wildermuth, Sanne H. Knudsen

Court Briefs

Amici Curiae are law professors who research, teach, and write on federal environmental and administrative law. They are concerned in this case by the majority's conclusion below that issues related to the interpretation of ambiguous statutory language could be reached even though they were never raised during the rulemaking process. This conclusion is contrary to the clear language of the issue exhaustion requirement articulated in Section 307(d)(7)(B) of the Clean Air Act and contrary to the proper role of reviewing courts under Chevron. As a result, it could have far-reaching impacts for a wide array of ...


Groundwater Challenges In Spain: Lessons From The Western Mancha Aquifer, Pedro Martinez-Santos Sep 2013

Groundwater Challenges In Spain: Lessons From The Western Mancha Aquifer, Pedro Martinez-Santos

Publications

No abstract provided.


Issue Brief: Auditing Your Town's Development Code For Barriers To Sustainable Water Management, New England Environmental Finance Center Sep 2013

Issue Brief: Auditing Your Town's Development Code For Barriers To Sustainable Water Management, New England Environmental Finance Center

Sustainable Communities Capacity Building

This issue brief is intended for town officials who want to understand how development regulations in their community affect local water resources. Municipal development codes – the set of regulations that control the built environment – can have a great influence on the availability of clean and healthy water for drinking, recreation, and commercial uses. This in turn affects the community’s social, environmental, and economic vitality.

Comprehensive plans, zoning codes, and building standards are just a few examples of regulations that intentionally or unintentionally regulate the way water is transported, collected and absorbed. Regulations that produce dispersed development or large amounts ...