By Terrence Neal* View pdf here Scientists predict that climate change will adversely impact the ancestral lands of the approximately fifty million indigenous people inhabiting Latin America and thereby undermine the cultural survival and livelihoods of many indigenous communities. For example, in 2020, wildfires intensified by abnormal drought conditions linked to … [Read more...] about Climate Change Adaptation and the Protection of Indigenous Peoples’ Land & Resources in Latin America
Standing to Appeal Administrative Decisions in Massachusetts: A Game of Bait and Switch?
Shaun A. Goho View pdf here I. Introduction Courts, commenters, and advocates express diverging views about the appropriate degree of stringency courts should apply when assessing the standing of plaintiffs asserting environmental interests. Regardless of where one stands on this issue, however, it should be uncontroversial that the rules governing access to the … [Read more...] about Standing to Appeal Administrative Decisions in Massachusetts: A Game of Bait and Switch?
Taking On “Now We’re Cooking with Gas”: How a Health-First Approach to Gas Stove Pollution Could Unlock Building Electrification
Aaron Regunberg View pdf here 1. Introduction It is no secret that segments of the climate and environmental justice movements sometimes find themselves in tension. Some climate advocates argue for prioritizing big-picture emissions reductions above all else. Many environmental justice groups have criticized “Big Green” organizations—such as Natural Resources Defense … [Read more...] about Taking On “Now We’re Cooking with Gas”: How a Health-First Approach to Gas Stove Pollution Could Unlock Building Electrification
Offshore Wind Energy and the Potential of State-Led Development
Lily Cohen* View pdf here Introduction Offshore wind has the potential to help the United States transition away from fossil fuels, and yet, the United States has only built two small offshore wind farms. Despite efforts to get large-scale projects approved through the federal system beginning in 2001, the first project was not approved until twenty years later … [Read more...] about Offshore Wind Energy and the Potential of State-Led Development
Changing Paradigms for a Low-Carbon World
K.K. DuVivier[*] & Tara Righetti[†] View PDF here Abstract Energy companies are making billions of dollars in bids and investments to tie up development rights for wind energy and kick start commercial-scale carbon removal projects. Embracing these new technologies and creating pathways for their expedient development on federal lands is critical to addressing … [Read more...] about Changing Paradigms for a Low-Carbon World