- Carbon Capture and Storage: Emerging Legal and Regulatory Issues September 2011 - Recently, University Professor Richard Stewart, along with two University College London (UCL) colleagues, Ian Hovercraft and Richard Macrory, edited a book on carbon capture and storage. The book follows the successful two-day Carbon Capture & Storage Global Legal Symposium in March 2010. CCS, as it is known, aims to combat global climate change by trapping […]
- Fuel Cycle to Nowhere: US Law and Policy on Nuclear Waste August 2011 - University Professor Richard Stewart and his wife Jane Stewart ’79, have just published Fuel Cycle to Nowhere: U.S. Law and Policy on Nuclear Waste. The Obama Administration’s abandonment of the Yucca Mountain repository in Nevada—the sole destination for disposal of nuclear waste—has created a crisis as waste continues to pile up at nuclear power plants. The book […]
- Breaking the Logjam: Environmental Protection that Will Work March 2010 - Authors: David Schoenbrod, Richard Stewart & Katrina Wyman After several decades of significant but incomplete successes, environmental protection in the United States is stuck. Administrations under presidents of both parties have fallen well short of the goals of their environmental statutes. Schoenbrod, Stewart, and Wyman, distinguished scholars in the field of environmental law, identify the core […]
- Climate Finance: Regulatory and Funding Strategies for Climate Change and Global Development September 2009 - Edited by Richard B. Stewart, Benedict Kingsbury and Bryce Rudyk NYU Press (September 2009). pp 348 Contents: Full Book (PDF, 3.1 Mb) Cover (Front & Back) (PDF, 280 Kb) Front matter (PDF, 119 Kb) Section I: Climate Change and Mitigation (PDF, 641 Kb) Section II: Proposals for Climate Finance (PDF, 929 Kb) Section III: […]
- A Building Blocks Strategy for Global Climate Change December 2015 - The likely future global climate regime, based on nationally determined, non-legally binding commitments, is not by itself likely to produce emissions reductions sufficient to prevent dangerous climate change. There is, however, already significant mitigation occurring outside the context of the UNFCCC that could potentially be scaled up to fill the gap. This chapter, expanding on earlier work, proposes a […]
- The National Immigration Policy Option: Limits and Potential, in Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate January 2013 - Author: Katrina M. Wyman Download this publication here. Climate change may force the inhabitants of small, low-lying island nations to relocate to other countries. There are concerns, however, that neither existing international law nor the domestic immigration laws of likely destination states afford an adequate right of refuge to these future climate refugees. These concerns […]
- Politics and Science in Endangered Species Act Listing Decisions, in Institutions and Incentives in Regulatory Science October 2012 - Author: Katrina Wyman Download this publication here.
- Sinking States, in Property in Land and Other Resources January 2012 - Author: Katrina Wyman This chapter examines whether the citizens of states that become submerged due to climate change have a legal right to resettle in the territory of another country. It argues that citizens of sinking states should have a right to relocate to higher ground under international law, though it is unlikely that such […]