Dan joined mayors from around the world who came to the Summit “to continue the momentum for action to reduce the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, building on last year’s Paris Climate Change Agreement.” Click here to read more.
When new regulations are developed, critics often point to high costs associated with implementation. But regulations that mitigate climate change also serve to reduce future costs that will come with a warming planet. Efforts to measure those costs through a price on carbon recently saw an important legal victory. Click here to read more.
The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy and the Yale Office of International Affairs organized the first annual Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum, which took place September 21 - 23, 2016. Forty-five attendees from ten countries gathered for the three day conference exploring sustainability as a framework for the 21st century. The Forum was directed by Daniel C. Esty, the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at Yale University and Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy. Learn more at sustainability-forum.yale.edu.