On the Environment Blog

July 8, 2015
by Daniel C. Esty For two decades, the global response to climate change has centered on a top-down, national-government-led framework based on a series of...
June 1, 2015
by guest author Véronique Bourg-Meyer, FES 2016   If you have been paying attention to the news this past week, and have an interest in domestic energy policy...
May 29, 2015
by Josh Galperin, Associate Director   Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed a law that prohibits local governments from banning hydraulic fracturing...
April 24, 2015
by Josh Galperin, Associate Director Over the past year I have been working on a project to define the local impacts of hydraulic fracturing and to develop...
March 30, 2015
by guest author Helen Li, Yale Law School ‘17   On February 28, 2015, students, faculty, community leaders, businesspeople, and government officials alike...
March 9, 2015
by guest author Melissa Arias, F&ES ‘15 As part of a major restructuring of the country’s legal framework, in 2008 Ecuador adopted a new Constitution by...
February 17, 2015
by guest author Christopher Halfnight, F&ES ‘15 The shale boom has stirred deep controversy across the United States.  With vast domestic deposits of...