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Farmland Stewardship: Can Ecosystems Stand Any More of It?
(Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, 2002)
Second in my series of articles on farming and environmental policy, this article examines farmland stewardship rhetoric in light of the reality of extensive agricultural exemptions from environmental regulation.
Sustainable Development: A Five-Dimensional Algorithm for Environmental Law
(Stanford Environmental Law Journal, 1999)
This article describes sustainable development as involving five dimensions: environment, economy, equity, time, and space (or scale). I suggest that the complexity inherent in balancing these five dimensions demand ...
An Empirical Assessment of Climate Change in the Courts: A New Jurisprudence or Business as Usual?
(Florida Law Review, 2012)
While legal scholarship seeking to assess the impact of litigation on the direction of climate change policy is abundant and growing in leaps and bounds, to date it has relied on and examined only small, isolated pieces ...
The Seven Degrees of Relevance: Why Should Real-World Environmental Attorneys Care Now About Sustainable Development Policy?
(Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, 1998)
This article explores the evolution of the concept of "sustainable development" through what I suggest are the "seven degrees" of relevance of legal conceptualizations: (1) translation of concept into norm; (2) uncontestability ...
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2015)
Exit is a ubiquitous feature of life, whether breaking up in a marriage, dropping a college course, or pulling out of a venture capital investment. In fact, our exit options often determine whether and how we enter in the ...
Carbon Taxation by Regulation
(Minnesota Law Review, 2017)
This Article argues that, even though a carbon tax remains politically elusive, “carbon taxation by regulation” has begun to flourish as a way of financing carbon reduction. For more than a century, energy rate setting has ...
Apples for Oranges
(Environmental Law Reporter, 2001)
Over the last decade, there has been a sea change in environmental law and policy, marked by growing interest in market-based instruments of environmental protection. In particular, approaches that explicitly commodify ...
Regional Habitat Conservation Planning Under the Endangered Species Act
(Southwestern Law Journal, 1991)
This Article does not attempt to resolve all the compelling questions posed by the conflicting policy objectives associated with the ESA. Rather, the Article focuses on an important emerging issue - the concept of a regional ...
Legal and Institutional Foundations of Adaptive Environmental Governance
(Ecology and Society, 2017)
Legal and institutional structures fundamentally shape opportunities for adaptive governance of environmental resources at multiple ecological and societal scales. Properties of adaptive governance are widely studied. ...
"Maladaptive" Federalism: The Structural Barriers to Coordination of State Sustainability Initiatives
(Case Western Law Review, 2014)
While the federal government has been slow to address problems such as climate change, many states have adopted innovative approaches to address the climate impact of using natural resources to produce energy, including ...