Two good recent articles on environmental law
Regulating diffuse harms is a key future challenge for environmental law
JOTWELL is a blog dedicated to highlighting some of the best, recent legal scholarship. I recently posted a review there of two excellent recent articles in environmental law — I think they’re both terrific because they both highlight what I think will be an increasingly important issue in the future of environmental law: How we manage or regulate large numbers of actions that cause environmental harms that are individually small, but collectively large. Climate change is perhaps the most obvious example of this dynamic. The review is here, and I encourage folks to read the articles themselves.
Eric Biber is a specialist in conservation biology, land-use planning and public lands law. Biber brings technical and legal scholarship to the field of environmental law…READ more