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Urban Green: “Lessons from Afar: Labels and Locals”

“We in New York City like to think we’re the best,” began Urban Green Chief Program Officer Cecil Scheib in his opening remarks at last week’s panel discussion, Lessons from Afar: Europe’s Approach to Energy Policy, an event co-presented by Urban Green Council, NYU School of Law and the Sabin Center on Climate Change Law […]

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Former International Environmental Law Clinic Student Contributes to Trailblazing Research on Fisheries

Fish Story: Analysts See Nations’ Misuse of “Rational Use” When It Comes to Fishing Rights The term “rational use,” as applied to fishing rights in Antarctic waters, has been misused by certain countries, an analysis by a team of researchers has concluded. Its work, which comes ahead of the 34th international convention where these matters […]

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US News: “Power Progress at the Court”

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear a little-noticed case that could have big implications for the future of the American electricity system. Electric Power Supply Association v. Federal Energy Regulation Commission is part of a campaign by the power industry to stifle innovations that could foster a leaner, more efficient electricity system. Read Power […]

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NYU Law: Making the Switch: The Guarini Center Works to Bring Solar Microgrids to Small Island Nations

On October 1, the Guarini Center lead “Cleaner, Resilient Power for Island States,” a workshop featuring keynote speaker Lyndon Rive, CEO and cofounder of SolarCity, a leading provider of solar power that sponsored the workshop. This workshop examined how recent advances in microgrid technology and services may foster new opportunities to build cost effective clean […]

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Guarini Center Welcomes Matthew Christiansen

Guarini Center welcomes new energy law fellow Matthew Christiansen. Matt brings a wealth of hands-on experience navigating some of the most complicated and important questions in energy law today. Prior to joining the Guarini Center Matt was a law clerk to the Hon. Stephen F. Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals and the Hon. […]

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The Energy Collective: “Ever Wonder What REV Markets Might Look Like?”

“New York’s “Reforming the Energy Vision” (REV) proceeding aims to make the State’s electric distribution systems more efficient and cleaner by animating markets for distributed energy resources (DERs).” “The diagram is a high-level characterization of New York’s electric distribution markets that is intended to provide a stylized view of how the type of markets REV […]

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Washington Post: “The world’s most famous climate scientist just outlined an alarming scenario for our planet’s future”

Guarini Center affiliate and NYU School of Law visiting professor Michael Oppenheimer is quoted in a recent Washington Post column that profiles a new high-profile scientific study. The study in question, led by James Hansen of Columbia’s Earth Institute, claims that prominent projections of sea-level rise in the coming decades may fail to account for climatic feedback effects […]

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Nature: “Europe Braces for More Climate Litigation”

See Nature’s article regarding climate change: Europe Braces for More Climate Litigation which quotes Richard Stewart, NYU Law Professor and Guarini Center Faculty Director; and Michael Oppenheimer, Visiting Professor of Law, NYU; Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Princeton University.