YCELP Associate Director, Lisa Dale, was interviewed by The New York Times and Connecticut’s local NPR station this week to comment on the most recent Executive Order by President Trump to review past usages of the U.S. Antiquities Act. Does the President have the authority to revoke previous national monument designations? Find out in these interviews.
Red Lights to Green Lights: From 20th Century Environmental Regulation to 21st Century Sustainability
Lewis & Clark Environmental Law published a new article from YCELP Director, Dan Esty. In it, Professor Esty calls for a new 21st century sustainability strategy that overcomes the ideological, structural, and operational issues that have led to political gridlock and blocked environmental policy reform.This new approach would go beyond the “red lights” and stop signs of the existing framework of environmental law that centers on telling people what they cannot do, to a broader structure of incentives and “green lights” that would engage the public and the business world in environmental problem solving.
The Environmental Performance Index (EPI), a project of YCELP, is hiring for a variety of Research Assistant position for the Summer semester. Click here to learn more about the positions and how to apply.