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Encounters With Climate Change: How Sdg 13 Can Move From Awareness To Action, Rebecca C. Potter 2017 University of Dayton

Encounters With Climate Change: How Sdg 13 Can Move From Awareness To Action, Rebecca C. Potter

The Social Practice of Human Rights: Charting the Frontiers of Research and Advocacy

In a well-known passage from his book I and Thou, Martin Buber relates his encounter with a tree: “I contemplate a tree,” he writes, and then lists the various ways he could perceive the tree, as an artist or biologist, as someone interested in the trees parts and construction or interested in its function as a living system. But in all cases, Buber observes, “the tree remains my object and has its place and its time span, its kind and condition.”

Yet sometimes, “if will and grace are conjoined,” Buber describes being drawn into a relation with the tree wherein ...


Climate Change, Development, And The Global Commons, Robert J. Brecha 2017 University of Dayton

Climate Change, Development, And The Global Commons, Robert J. Brecha

The Social Practice of Human Rights: Charting the Frontiers of Research and Advocacy

An important link between energy, climate change, human development, and human rights comes in the form of a question that has yet to be answered satisfactorily: The earth’s atmosphere and other physical systems are the ultimate example of the global commons. Do future generations have a human right to an unchanged earth system? Sustainable Development Goals 13, 14, and 15 imply an affirmative answer. Given that climate scientists have a good estimate of the amount of carbon dioxide that can be emitted before the safe uptake capacity of the atmosphere is breached, how do we allocate that remaining atmospheric ...


Clean Air Council V. Pruitt, Oliver Wood 2017 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Clean Air Council V. Pruitt, Oliver Wood

Public Land and Resources Law Review

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted a motion for summary vacatur against the Environmental Protection Agency after environmental groups challenged the agency’s reconsideration of the Obama-era methane rule under the Clean Air Act. The court held that the EPA unlawfully issued a stay after it reconsidered the rule without proper authorization. The court vacated the EPA’s stay, one example of the Trump Administration unsuccessfully repealing Obama-era rulemaking.


Challenges Caused By Iuu Fishing In The Offshore : Lessons For Liberia's Fisheries Based On A Global Review And Analysis, Emma C. Metieh Glassco 2017 World Maritime University

Challenges Caused By Iuu Fishing In The Offshore : Lessons For Liberia's Fisheries Based On A Global Review And Analysis, Emma C. Metieh Glassco

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Effective Enforcement Of National Ship Recycling Regulations In India, Mohmmed Shahnawaz 2017 World Maritime University

The Effective Enforcement Of National Ship Recycling Regulations In India, Mohmmed Shahnawaz

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Study On The Implementation Of The Port Reception Facilities Regulations Of Marpol In Vietnam, Thanh Hoang Nguyen 2017 World Maritime University

Study On The Implementation Of The Port Reception Facilities Regulations Of Marpol In Vietnam, Thanh Hoang Nguyen

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Measuring Brief (Cordelia Lear), Haley Chee, Mahesh Cleveland, Kevin Yolken 2017 University of Hawaii at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law

Measuring Brief (Cordelia Lear), Haley Chee, Mahesh Cleveland, Kevin Yolken

Pace Environmental Law Review Online Companion

No abstract provided.


Measuring Brief (Brittain County, New Union), Spencer Newman, Davis Vaughn 2017 University of Mississippi School of Law

Measuring Brief (Brittain County, New Union), Spencer Newman, Davis Vaughn

Pace Environmental Law Review Online Companion

No abstract provided.


Measuring Brief (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service), David Sheaffer, Caitlin Brown, Jacob Simon 2017 Michigan State College of Law

Measuring Brief (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service), David Sheaffer, Caitlin Brown, Jacob Simon

Pace Environmental Law Review Online Companion

No abstract provided.


2017 Bench Memorandum, 2017 Pace University

2017 Bench Memorandum

Pace Environmental Law Review Online Companion

No abstract provided.


2017 National Environmental Moot Court Competition Problem, 2017 Pace University

2017 National Environmental Moot Court Competition Problem

Pace Environmental Law Review Online Companion

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study On Carbon Emission Reduction Systems, Mingde Cao 2017 Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

A Comparative Study On Carbon Emission Reduction Systems, Mingde Cao

Dissertations & Theses

The overwhelming majority of scientists have concluded that global warming is unequivocal. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) fifth report in 2013 concluded that the challenge of climate disruption to human beings is even more imperative than the previous report claimed, and that anthropogenic greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions have extremely likely been the dominant causes of the observed global warming since the mid-20th century.

Anthropogenic GHGs emissions have many implications, including more intensive, extreme meteorological events, spreading of diseases, and threatening human health and life. Climate change also causes injustice in human society because of the dislocation of the ...


Water Security, Rhett B. Larson 2017 Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Water Security, Rhett B. Larson

Northwestern University Law Review

Climate change, as the dominant paradigm in natural resource policy, is obsolete and should be replaced by the water security paradigm. The climate change paradigm is obsolete because it fails to adequately resonate with the concerns of the general public and fails to integrate fundamental sustainability challenges related to economic development and population growth. The water security paradigm directly addresses the main reasons climate change ultimately matters to most people—droughts, floods, plagues, and wars. Additionally, this new proposed paradigm better integrates climate change concerns with other pressing global sustainability challenges—including that economic development and population growth will require ...


Courting Disaster: Climate Change And The Adjudication Of Catastrophe, R. Henry Weaver, Douglas A. Kysar 2017 Yale Law School

Courting Disaster: Climate Change And The Adjudication Of Catastrophe, R. Henry Weaver, Douglas A. Kysar

Notre Dame Law Review

Do we court disaster by stretching the bounds of judicial authority to address problems of massive scale and complexity? Or does disaster lie in refusing to engage the jurisgenerative potential of courts in a domain of such vast significance? This Article examines global climate change adjudication to shed light on these questions, focusing particularly on cases that seek to invoke the norm articulation and enforcement functions of courts. The attempt to configure climate-related harms within such substantive frameworks as tort and constitutional law is fraught with analytical and practical difficulties. Yet the exercise, we argue, is essential. Against the backdrop ...


Us-Umweltrecht Aus Dem Ausland Betrachtet, Kirk W. Junker 2017 Faculty of Law, University of Cologne

Us-Umweltrecht Aus Dem Ausland Betrachtet, Kirk W. Junker

Kirk W Junker

Es kommt relativ oft vor, dass deutsche Juristen überrascht reagieren, wenn ich erzähle, dass mein Forschungsgebiet das Umweltrecht ist und ich mich auch in der Praxis mit Umweltrecht beschäftige. Oftmals werde ich dann gefragt, ob Umweltrecht ein "amerikanisches Ding" sei. Jedoch gibt es an mindestens 34 deutschen Universitäten eine oder mehrere Professuren, Lehrstühle oder sogar Institute für Umweltrecht, und viele deutsche Anwaltskanzleien geben dezidiert an, im Umweltrecht tätig zu sein - mindestens eine Kanzlei in jeder der zwanzig größten Städte beschäftigt sich zumindest auch mit Umweltrecht.


Adapting To Climate Change With Law That Bends Without Breaking, Holly Doremus 2017 University of California, Berkeley. School of Law

Adapting To Climate Change With Law That Bends Without Breaking, Holly Doremus

Holly Doremus

Climate change, the key environmental challenge of this century, is a tough problem for law in many ways. The topic of this panel, instrument choice, highlights a particularly difficult, important, and under-recognized aspect of the climate change challenge: the difficulty of devising a system of environmental law that combines the flexibility necessary to deal with a changing world with the rigidity and accountability essential to hold us to the difficult task of environmental protection.


Trading Sustainably: Critical Considerations For Local Groundwater Markets Under The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Nell Green Nylen, Michael Kiparsky, Kelly Archer, Kurt Schneir, Holly Doremus 2017 UC Berkeley School of Law

Trading Sustainably: Critical Considerations For Local Groundwater Markets Under The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Nell Green Nylen, Michael Kiparsky, Kelly Archer, Kurt Schneir, Holly Doremus

Holly Doremus

The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), passed in 2014, is changing the way California manages its groundwater resources. SGMA calls for the creation of local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) and tasks them with developing and implementing Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) to achieve sustainable groundwater management. SGMA offers GSAs a broad palette of tools to choose from and significant flexibility to tailor their management activities to local conditions and needs. Because it allows GSAs to assign groundwater extraction allocations to pumpers and to authorize transfers of these allocations under certain circumstances, SGMA potentially opens the door for the development of local ...


Small Sustainability Supply: How Small Business And Lean Manufacturing Can Change Supply Chains, Carlos Lopez 2017 American University Washington College of Law

Small Sustainability Supply: How Small Business And Lean Manufacturing Can Change Supply Chains, Carlos Lopez

Sustainable Development Law & Policy

No abstract provided.


Benefitting From Sustainable Development, Victoria Frappaolo 2017 American University Washington College of Law

Benefitting From Sustainable Development, Victoria Frappaolo

Sustainable Development Law & Policy

No abstract provided.


Batteries Included: Incentivizing Energy Storage, Lindsay Breslau, Michael Croweak, Alan Witt 2017 American University Washington College of Law

Batteries Included: Incentivizing Energy Storage, Lindsay Breslau, Michael Croweak, Alan Witt

Sustainable Development Law & Policy

Distributed Energy Storage (“DES”) technologies that allow households and businesses to store substantial amounts of electricity on site are rapidly advancing and could soon have dramatic impacts on the nation’s electricity generation, transmission, and distribution markets. These technologies could provide numerous benefits, including enhanced energy security, grid stability, and greater support for renewable generation technologies, but several obstacles are slowing their adoption throughout the country. Among these obstacles are stubbornly high manufacturing costs and the potential impacts of DES development on utilities and the traditional energy regulatory framework. Fortunately, policymakers in California, New York, Hawaii, and some other states ...


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