The Guarini Center advances innovative energy and environmental policies for a sustainable economy.
Drawing upon our faculty and fellows’ diverse areas of expertise, we tackle pressing issues from the local to global level.
Brief as Amicus Curiae in Support of Defendant-Appellee in Cal. Restaurant Ass'n v. Berkeley
The Guarini Center has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of the City of Berkeley’s pending petition for rehearing en banc in California Restaurant Association v. City of Berkeley.
Toward a Global Plastics Treaty: A Survey of State Submissions ahead of INC-2
In late May 2022, the international community reconvened for the second session of the intergovernmental negotiating committee (INC) to continue work on a new global agreement on plastic pollution. This policy brief summarizes the ideas and views expressed by states in their pre-INC-2 submissions, and outlines key preliminary observations.
Plastics Litigation Tracker
The Plastic Litigation Tracker, a new resource from the Guarini Center and the State Impact Center, tracks cases addressing plastics across federal and state courts, including resolved and pending cases, and provides a summary and status update for each case.