Words Are Important
The Commission tries to make it OK to talk about – not do – solar geoengineering. Its report proposes a moratorium, coupled with efforts to carefully build knowledge.
Scholars don’t know the answer. Nor, apparently, do the federal courts of appeals.
Anyone who thinks otherwise has never met a real live academic. We can barely conspire about where to eat lunch.
Guest contributor Mollie Cueva-Dabkoski reflects on working as a summer law intern at Our Children’s Trust on the Held v. Montana case.
California’s climate and consumer protection lawsuit against Big Oil was made possible by the past work of journalists. What’s the state of climate journalism now?
California’s Subnational Initiative
The Commission’s recommendations on emissions include a fossil phaseout much stronger than anything now proposed, which could materially advance climate action.
IRA’s early impacts have been dramatic, and there’s a consensus that it will bend the US emissions curve downward.
Sorry, no president can single-handedly fix climate policy. And certainly not with this Supreme Court.
Small farmers and rural residents are calling for a boycott against Bolthouse and Grimmway Farms. Here’s what it says about California’s effort to manage groundwater.
Two pending cases could result in big cuts to agency powers
California is in the process of making income-graduated fixed rates a part of ratepayers’ electric bills. This is the first post in a series that follows that proceeding.
A new UCLA report recommends policies to improve California’s real estate hazard disclosure laws to inform potential buyers of serious sea level rise risks.
UCLA’s Mary Nichols weighs in on the groundbreaking youth climate decision in Montana and the “drumbeat of litigation” that could follow.
Pitting defence of our ‘way of life’ against climate policies is a recipe for division and inaction
“Job Killing” or “Overheating the Economy” — Which Is It?
…or even a guidebook?
The Supreme Court declared open season on the nation’s streams and wetlands. New regs are the result.
Elections, new government policies at the national and sub-national level, increased law enforcement, and technological advancements have contributed to climate gains in Brazil, Ecuador and beyond.
Some people think we need to abolish capitalism to save the environment.