“As President Trump retreats from his predecessor’s efforts to tackle climate change, it is more important than ever that our cities and states develop tools to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for the planet’s warming. In New York City, this means first and foremost cutting energy use in buildings, which accounts for over two-thirds […]
“Meeting the U.S. terms of the Paris Agreement would require full enforcement of the current regulations, plus additional regulations,” said Michael Oppenheimer Princeton professor – NYU law visiting professor. Read the full New York Times article, Planned Rollback of Climate Rules Unlikely to Achieve All Trump’s Goals.
“Companies don’t want multiple standards. They don’t want to have to make a car for California and a car for Minnesota and a car for Michigan. They want to make one car for all markets,” said Danielle Spiegel-Feld, executive director of the Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law at New York University […]
While any advancement in environmental policies that encourage sustainable development at the federal level might seem unlikely, including the potential that the Clean Power Plan could be overturned, there is reason for optimism at the state and local level, said Danielle Spiegel-Feld, executive director of the NYU School of Law’s Guarini Center on Environment, Energy […]
December 14, 2016 Fellowship Announcement Student Fellowship in Sustainable Energy Law and Policy The Guarini Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law is pleased to announce a new fellowship for NYU Law students interested in sustainable energy law and policy. The Guarini Center, housed at NYU School of Law, is an academic research center […]
Led by Bryce Rudyk and Danielle Spiegel-Feld, the Guarini Center convened a major international conference to explore barriers and opportunities for deploying renewable energy powered microgrids in Latin America. The workshop drew participants from the international development community, including the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, Inter-American Development Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the […]
The Guarini Center is delighted to appoint Augusta Wilson as the Center’s new “Energy Law & Policy Fellow.” Augusta joins the Center from the Clean Air Council in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she did litigation and policy work on a number of sustainable energy issues, including hydraulic fracturing and the Clean Power Plan. Augusta was also […]
In June of 2016, the Guarini Center partnered with the Center for Enterprise University at Copenhagen University to convene an international workshop on strategies for controlling emissions from international maritime transport. Event details can be found, here.
Bryce Rudyk, Climate Program Director at the Guarini Center and NYU Adjunct Professor of Law, spoke at the Milbank Tweed Forum and offered his thoughts on energy and environmental policy for a changing global climate.
SCOTUS Blog notes that the Guarini Center’s Matthew Christiansen suggests that, although “the decision is, first and foremost, a significant victory for the FERC and its efforts to support demand response, it also goes a long way toward clarifying the legal regime governing the FERC’s exercise of its jurisdiction more generally.” Read full article here.