Sabin Center for Climate Change Law Archives - State of the Planet

A Preview of How Climate Science Could Play Out in ‘Juliana v. United States’ Courtroom

Climate change lawyers break down the key arguments and points of contention for “the trial of the century.”

Spring 2019 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by January 31, 2019.

by |December 4, 2018

Will Trump’s Environmental Policies Send Us Over Climate Tipping Points?

The Trump administration is attempting to rescind almost all the policies to fight climate change proposed or enacted by the Obama administration. Could this send us over the climate tipping points?

by |October 26, 2018
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Fighting Back Against Attacks on Science

A recent panel explored strategies on how to protect people, the environment, and science under the current political climate.

by |October 18, 2018
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6 Ways Our Team Is Taking Action on Climate Change—And How You Can, Too

Scientists and staff within the Earth Institute share some of the ways they’re shrinking their carbon footprints.

by |September 25, 2018
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Silencing Science Tracker Expanded to Include State and Local Government Actions

Because the federal government isn’t the only one trying to censor, misrepresent, or otherwise stifle science.

by |September 24, 2018
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Global Perspectives on the UN’s Global Pact for the Environment

Legal experts from around the world weigh in on a UN resolution that aims to codify a human right to the environment in international law.

by |September 20, 2018
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Center on Global Energy Policy Launches Carbon Management Research Initiative

The initiative will help to drive business models, investment vehicles, and policies for a new carbon economy.

by |September 17, 2018
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State Disclosure Laws Leave Homebuyers in the Dark About Flood Risks

New research reveals that nearly half of U.S. states do not have requirements for sellers to disclose a property’s history of flood damages to a homebuyer.

6 Important Points About the ‘Affordable Clean Energy Rule’

The EPA’s proposed “Affordable Clean Energy Rule” could cost U.S. citizens of billions of dollars. And that’s not all.