Greening New York City’s Homes: The Case For Requiring Energy Efficiency Upgrades

If New York City hopes to achieve the ambitious goals it set to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it will have to dramatically improve the energy efficiency of its building sector, which accounts for nearly three-quarters of the city’s total emissions. In this Policy Brief, Guarini Center Executive Director Danielle Spiegel-Feld and Fellow Augusta Wilson argue […]

Student Fellowship in Sustainable Energy Law and Policy

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 […]

January 24, 2017 – The Times They Are A-Changin’: Energy Policy in the Trump Administration

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00 pm *Wine and cheese reception to follow* NYU School of Law Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Hall 108 West 3rd Street New York, NY 10012 US oil and gas policy may undergo substantial change in the next administration. Federal rules governing methane emissions, the leasing of government lands, exports, and […]

November 30, 2016 – Environmental Law in the Trump Administration: Where Do “Greens” Go from Here?

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 6:00 – 7:15 pm NYU School of Law Vanderbilt Hall, 210 40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 Please join NYU Law’s distinguished environmental law faculty for a discussion on the path forward for environmental law and policy during the Trump Administration. All students and alumni are invited to attend. […]

Guarini Center Convenes International Workshop on Microgrid Deployment

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 […]

Christiansen – The FPA and the Private Right to Preempt

Matthew R. Christiansen · September 2016 84 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. Arguendo 129 The boundary between state and federal authority over the electricity sector is in flux. A host of new technologies is rapidly changing how electricity is generated and consumed. At the same time, state and federal regulators are adopting novel laws and regulations […]

October 27-28, 2016 – Sustainable Energy Solutions for Remote Populations in Latin America

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 […]

Sept 22, 2016 – Voice of (Climate) Change in the Middle East

A Conversation with HE Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, United Arab Emirates Thursday, September 22, 12:00-1:00pm NYU School of Law Pollack Colloquium Room, Furman Hall 245 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012 Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi was appointed UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment in February 2016. This portfolio […]