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People of New York v. Exxon Mobil Corp.

ELR Case

New York's high court dismissed the state's securities fraud lawsuit concerning an oil company's accounting of climate change risks. The state argued that the company made misrepresentations and omissions that were material to its...

The Clean Air Act, Pigouvian Pricing, and Climate Governance

ELR Article

Two carbon pricing bills were introduced during the 115th Congress. Reps. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) introduced the MARKET CHOICE Act during the summer of 2018. Reps. Ted Deutsch (D-Fla.) and Francis Rooney (R...

S. 2837

ELR Congressional Update

84 FR 59325

ELR Federal Agency Update

California v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's decision to reconsider greenhouse gas emission standards for model year 2022-2025 vehicles. States and environmental groups argued that EPA violated procedural and substantive requirements imposed by the...

H.R. 4657

ELR Congressional Update

The Constitutionality of Taxing Agricultural and Land Use Emissions

ELR Article

Economywide legislation to address climate change will be ineffective unless it addresses greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and land use. Yet incorporating these sectors into the most popular policy proposal—a carbon tax—carries...

A Mount Laurel for Climate Change? The Judicial Role in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Land Use and Transportation

ELR Article

Greenhouse gas emissions from transportation in the United States have remained persistently high. One cause is common low-density land use patterns that make most Americans dependent on automobiles. Reducing these emissions requires...

H.R. 4520

ELR Congressional Update
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