Publications

The Guarini Center conducts research and issues publications that further our mission of facilitating the transition to a robust and sustainable economy. Our current research and work recognizes the inextricable link between the environment and energy, and the necessity of developing innovative policy tools to drive systemic change.

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Equity in Green Infrastructure
Equity in Green InfrastructureJanuary 29, 2024, journal-articleadaptation citieskyle-mckenney nathaniel-mattison
Public Comments to the NYC Department of Buildings on the Proposed Rules on Penalties under Local Law 97
Public Comments to the NYC Department of Buildings on the Proposed Rules on Penalties under Local Law 97October 23, 2023, public-comment-amicus-briefbuildings citiesjanet-bering katrina-wyman
Public Comments to OIRA on Proposed Guidance for Assessing Changes in Environmental and Ecosystem Services in Benefit-Cost Analysis
Public Comments to OIRA on Proposed Guidance for Assessing Changes in Environmental and Ecosystem Services in Benefit-Cost AnalysisSeptember 18, 2023, public-comment-amicus-briefcities land-useadalene-minelli alisa-white jeff-sebo katrina-wyman
The Legal Case for Stormwater Fees in New York City
The Legal Case for Stormwater Fees in New York CityAugust 9, 2023, journal-articleadaptation citiesnathaniel-mattison
Brief as Amicus Curiae in Support of Defendant in Cal. Restaurant Ass'n v. Berkeley
Brief as Amicus Curiae in Support of Defendant in Cal. Restaurant Ass’n v. BerkeleyJune 12, 2023, public-comment-amicus-briefbuildings citiesnathaniel-mattison
Impact Fees in New York City? Legal Authority, Constraints, and Potential Options
Impact Fees in New York City? Legal Authority, Constraints, and Potential OptionsJune 9, 2023, journal-articlecities land-useadalene-minelli
Toward a Global Plastics Treaty: A Survey of State Submissions ahead of INC-2
Toward a Global Plastics Treaty: A Survey of State Submissions ahead of INC-2April 7, 2023, , policy-paper-reportoceans plastic-pollution small-island-developing-statessaeed-hamid
Global Sustainable Cities: City Governments and Our Environmental Future
Global Sustainable Cities: City Governments and Our Environmental FutureJanuary 3, 2023bookcitiesadalene-minelli danielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman sara-savarani
Plastic Production in SIDS: Case Studies of Five Small Island Developing States
Plastic Production in SIDS: Case Studies of Five Small Island Developing StatesNovember 15, 2022, , policy-paper-reportoceans plastic-pollution small-island-developing-statesadalene-minelli saeed-hamid
Plastic Production in SIDS: Preliminary Data on the Role of Small Island Developing States in Global Plastic Production
Plastic Production in SIDS: Preliminary Data on the Role of Small Island Developing States in Global Plastic ProductionNovember 15, 2022, , policy-paper-reportoceans plastic-pollution small-island-developing-statesadalene-minelli bryce-rudyk karmjit-sangha saeed-hamid
Breaking Down Urban Organics: Lessons from San Francisco’s Organics Program and Implications for New York City
Breaking Down Urban Organics: Lessons from San Francisco’s Organics Program and Implications for New York CityOctober 31, 2022, student-papercities green-dietsstudent-author
Equitable Electrification: Could City and State Policies Aggravate Energy Insecurity?
Equitable Electrification: Could City and State Policies Aggravate Energy Insecurity?October 28, 2022, policy-paper-reportbuildings citiesdanielle-spiegel-feld sara-savarani
Beyond Gas Bans: Alternative Pathways to Reduce Building Emissions in Light of State Preemption Laws
Beyond Gas Bans: Alternative Pathways to Reduce Building Emissions in Light of State Preemption LawsOctober 11, 2022, policy-paper-reportbuildings citiesnathaniel-mattison
Equitable Electrification: Could City and State Policies Aggravate Energy Insecurity?
Equitable Electrification: Could City and State Policies Aggravate Energy Insecurity?October 6, 2022, journal-articlebuildings citiesdanielle-spiegel-feld sara-savarani
Propertizing Environmental Attributes
Propertizing Environmental AttributesAugust 31, 2022journal-articleenergyadalene-minelli katrina-wyman
Impact Fees in NYC? A Summary of Potential Sources of Legal Authority, Constraints, and Options
Impact Fees in NYC? A Summary of Potential Sources of Legal Authority, Constraints, and OptionsAugust 17, 2022, , policy-paper-reportbuildings cities land-useadalene-minelli
Following the Money: The Role of Penalties in Encouraging Compliance with Building Performance Standards
Following the Money: The Role of Penalties in Encouraging Compliance with Building Performance StandardsJuly 8, 2022, student-paperbuildings citiesstudent-author
From Why to How Subnational Jurisdictions are Mitigating Climate Change
From Why to How Subnational Jurisdictions are Mitigating Climate ChangeJune 27, 2022, , journal-articleadaptation buildings citieskatrina-wyman
Ownership of Environmental Attributes in the Energy WorldJune 27, 2022, journal-articleelectricity energyadalene-minelli katrina-wyman
SIDS & Marine Plastic Pollution: A Look at How Small Island Developing States are Impacted by Plastic Pollution
SIDS & Marine Plastic Pollution: A Look at How Small Island Developing States are Impacted by Plastic PollutionMay 30, 2022, , policy-paper-reportoceans plastic-pollution small-island-developing-statesadalene-minelli bryce-rudyk karmjit-sangha saeed-hamid
Building Better Building Performance Standards
Building Better Building Performance StandardsMay 3, 2022, journal-articlebuildings citiesdanielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman
Toward Tradeable Building Performance Standards
Toward Tradeable Building Performance StandardsMay 3, 2022, journal-articlebuildings citiesdanielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman
Valuing Density: An Evaluation of the Extent to which American, Australian, and Canadian Cities Account for the Climate Benefits of Density through Environmental Review
Valuing Density: An Evaluation of the Extent to which American, Australian, and Canadian Cities Account for the Climate Benefits of Density through Environmental ReviewJanuary 14, 2022, , policy-paper-reportbuildings cities land-useadalene-minelli danielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman sara-savarani
Carbon Trading for NYC’s Building Sector: Implementation Plan
Carbon Trading for NYC’s Building Sector: Implementation PlanDecember 15, 2021, policy-paper-reportbuildings citiesdanielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman sara-savarani
Carbon Trading for NYC’s Buildings Sector
Carbon Trading for NYC’s Buildings SectorNovember 15, 2021, policy-paper-reportbuildings citiesadalene-minelli danielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman sara-savarani
Towards Plant-Forward Diets: A Toolkit for Local Policy Makers
Towards Plant-Forward Diets: A Toolkit for Local Policy MakersOctober 4, 2021, policy-paper-reportcities green-dietsadalene-minelli danielle-spiegel-feld jeff-sebo katrina-wyman
Towards Plant-Forward Diets: A Toolkit for Local Policy Makers - Highlights
Towards Plant-Forward Diets: A Toolkit for Local Policy Makers – HighlightsOctober 4, 2021, policy-paper-reportcities green-dietsadalene-minelli danielle-spiegel-feld jeff-sebo katrina-wyman
Rapid Research and Assessment on COVID-19 and Climate in New York City
Rapid Research and Assessment on COVID-19 and Climate in New York CityJuly 6, 2021journal-articlecitiesdanielle-spiegel-feld
Climate Ambition and Sustainable Development for a New Decade: A Catalytic Framework
Climate Ambition and Sustainable Development for a New Decade: A Catalytic FrameworkApril 10, 2021, journal-articleclimate-change international-lawbryce-rudyk
The Urban Environmental Renaissance
The Urban Environmental RenaissanceApril 27, 2020journal-articlecitiesdanielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman
Impact of Mandatory Energy Audits on Building Energy Use
Impact of Mandatory Energy Audits on Building Energy UseMarch 30, 2020, journal-articlebuildings citiesdanielle-spiegel-feld
Closing the High Seas to Fishing: A Club Approach
Closing the High Seas to Fishing: A Club ApproachMarch 28, 2020, , journal-articlefisheries international-law oceansbryce-rudyk
Reforming CEQR: Improving Mitigation Under the City Environmental Quality Review Process
Reforming CEQR: Improving Mitigation Under the City Environmental Quality Review ProcessFebruary 26, 2020, policy-paper-reportcities land-useadalene-minelli
New Frontiers in Ocean Environmental Governance: Private Actors, Public GoodsNovember 28, 2019, journal-articleinternational-law oceanskatrina-wyman
Cities as Global Environmental Actors: The Case of Marine Plastics
Cities as Global Environmental Actors: The Case of Marine PlasticsSeptember 9, 2019, , journal-articlecities oceans plastic-pollutiondanielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman
Emissions Trading for Buildings?
Emissions Trading for Buildings?September 9, 2019, journal-articlebuildings citiesdanielle-spiegel-feld
The Tokyo Emissions Trading Scheme: Lessons from a Pioneering JurisdictionJuly 2, 2019, student-paperbuildings citiesstudent-author
Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP
Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPPJune 21, 2019bookrichard-stewart
Cutting Carbon and Costs Across NYUApril 25, 2019student-paperenergystudent-author
A Review of Green Roof Laws & Policies
A Review of Green Roof Laws & PoliciesFebruary 5, 2019, policy-paper-reportcities green-roofssara-savarani
Electrifying New York City’s School Bus Fleet: Legal & Policy Considerations
Electrifying New York City’s School Bus Fleet: Legal & Policy ConsiderationsDecember 5, 2018student-papercitiesstudent-author
Do Mandatory Energy Audits Reduce Building Energy Use?: A Bayesian Analysis of New York City’s Local Law 87November 26, 2018, journal-articlebuildings citiesdanielle-spiegel-feld
Ocean Plastic Pollution: A Survey of Existing Global Agreements and Proposals for Reform
Ocean Plastic Pollution: A Survey of Existing Global Agreements and Proposals for ReformNovember 3, 2018, , policy-paper-reportinternational-law oceans plastic-pollutionbryce-rudyk sara-savarani
Climate-Friendly Diets: How Cities Can Cut Emissions and Improve Public Health
Climate-Friendly Diets: How Cities Can Cut Emissions and Improve Public HealthJuly 13, 2018, policy-paper-reportcities green-dietsamelia-linn
Expanding Green Roofs in New York City: Towards a Location-Specific Tax IncentiveJuly 11, 2018, , journal-articlebuildings cities green-roofsdanielle-spiegel-feld student-author
Water for Nukes: Could Canadian Hydropower Keep New York’s Emissions in Check After Indian Point?
Water for Nukes: Could Canadian Hydropower Keep New York’s Emissions in Check After Indian Point?April 19, 2018policy-paper-reportenergypeter-ross
Linking Across Borders: Opportunities and Obstacles for a Joint Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative-Western Climate Initiative Market
Linking Across Borders: Opportunities and Obstacles for a Joint Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative-Western Climate Initiative MarketMarch 2, 2018journal-articleclimate-changeaugusta-wilson
Clean and Resilient Power for Caribbean States
Clean and Resilient Power for Caribbean StatesJanuary 26, 2018, policy-paper-reportrenewable-energy small-island-developing-statesbryce-rudyk danielle-spiegel-feld peter-ross student-author
Political Cross Currents in the Electricity SectorOctober 16, 2017policy-paper-reportenergypeter-ross
Act Locally, Link Globally: Overcoming Obstacles to a Joint RGGI-WCI MarketSeptember 13, 2017policy-paper-reportclimate-changeaugusta-wilson
Expanding Green Roofs in New York City: Insights from the City of CopenhagenMay 18, 2017, , student-paperbuildings cities green-roofsstudent-author
Taxi Regulation in the Age of UberMay 5, 2017journal-articletransportationkatrina-wyman
Building Blocks: A Strategy for Near-Term Climate Action
Building Blocks: A Strategy for Near-Term Climate ActionMarch 10, 2017, , journal-articlebuilding-blocks climate-change international-lawbryce-rudyk michael-oppenheimer richard-stewart
The Promise of Renewable Energy Microgrids for Rural Latin America
The Promise of Renewable Energy Microgrids for Rural Latin AmericaJanuary 31, 2017policy-paper-reportrenewable-energybryce-rudyk danielle-spiegel-feld student-author
Greening New York City’s Homes: The Case For Requiring Energy Efficiency Upgrades
Greening New York City’s Homes: The Case For Requiring Energy Efficiency UpgradesJanuary 12, 2017, , policy-paper-reportbuildings cities energyaugusta-wilson danielle-spiegel-feld
The FPA and the Private Right to PreemptOctober 4, 2016, journal-articleelectricity energymatthew-christiansen
FERC v. EPSA: Functionalism and the Electricity Industry of the FutureApril 28, 2016, journal-articleelectricity energymatthew-christiansen
Building Demand for Efficient Buildings: Insights from the EU’s Energy Disclosure RegimeApril 8, 2016, , policy-paper-reportbuildings cities energydanielle-spiegel-feld
Next Steps for the Paris Climate AgreementMarch 31, 2016, policy-paper-reportclimate-change international-lawamelia-linn
Allocating the Economic Benefits of Renewable Energy Between Stakeholders on Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Arguments for a Balanced ApproachMarch 16, 2016, journal-articlerenewable-energy small-island-developing-statesbryce-rudyk danielle-spiegel-feld
FPA Preemption in the 21st Century
FPA Preemption in the 21st CenturyFebruary 17, 2016, journal-articleelectricity energymatthew-christiansen
The Rise of DG: Options for Addressing the Environmental Consequences of Increased Distributed Generation
The Rise of DG: Options for Addressing the Environmental Consequences of Increased Distributed GenerationFebruary 8, 2016, policy-paper-reportelectricity energymatthew-christiansen
A Building Blocks Strategy for Global Climate Change
A Building Blocks Strategy for Global Climate ChangeDecember 16, 2015, , bookbuilding-blocks climate-change international-lawbryce-rudyk michael-oppenheimer richard-stewart
Deploying Solar Powered Microgrids on Small Island Developing States
Deploying Solar Powered Microgrids on Small Island Developing StatesDecember 16, 2015, policy-paper-reportrenewable-energy small-island-developing-statesdanielle-spiegel-feld
Electricity Regulation at the Supreme Court: What Might the Grant of PPL Mean for EPSA?
Electricity Regulation at the Supreme Court: What Might the Grant of PPL Mean for EPSA?October 28, 2015, policy-paper-reportelectricity energymatthew-christiansen
Building New York’s Future Electricity Markets: Identifying Policy Prerequisites & Market Relationships
Building New York’s Future Electricity Markets: Identifying Policy Prerequisites & Market RelationshipsJuly 21, 2015policy-paper-reportenergy
Brief as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioners in EnerNOC v. Electric Power Supply Ass'n
Brief as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioners in EnerNOC v. Electric Power Supply Ass’nJuly 16, 2015public-comment-amicus-briefdanielle-spiegel-feld katrina-wyman richard-stewart
Minding the Gaps: Identifying Priority Areas for REV Demonstration Projects to Address
Minding the Gaps: Identifying Priority Areas for REV Demonstration Projects to AddressJune 18, 2015policy-paper-reportenergy
The Merits of an ‘Integrated’ Approach to Performance-Based Regulation
The Merits of an ‘Integrated’ Approach to Performance-Based RegulationMay 22, 2015journal-articleenergybenjamin-mandel
The German Energy Transition: Debating Implications for New York State
The German Energy Transition: Debating Implications for New York StateApril 24, 2015policy-paper-reportenergy
Designing Performance Incentives to Advance New York State’s Policy Agenda
Designing Performance Incentives to Advance New York State’s Policy AgendaApril 9, 2015policy-paper-reportenergybenjamin-mandel
Toward Policy-Responsive Performance-Based Regulation in New York
Toward Policy-Responsive Performance-Based Regulation in New YorkMarch 6, 2015policy-paper-reportenergybenjamin-mandel
Reforming Electricity Regulation in New York State: Lessons from the United Kingdom
Reforming Electricity Regulation in New York State: Lessons from the United KingdomJanuary 16, 2015policy-paper-reportenergybenjamin-mandel danielle-spiegel-feld
Public Comments on Net Metering to the New York Public Service CommissionNovember 24, 2014public-comment-amicus-briefenergybenjamin-mandel jonathan-schrag
A Primer on Utility Regulation in the United Kingdom: Origins, Aims, and Mechanics of the RIIO Model
A Primer on Utility Regulation in the United Kingdom: Origins, Aims, and Mechanics of the RIIO ModelNovember 12, 2014policy-paper-reportenergybenjamin-mandel
Building Blocks for Global Climate Protection
Building Blocks for Global Climate ProtectionJune 20, 2013, , journal-articlebuilding-blocks climate-change international-law
A New Strategy for Global Climate Protection
A New Strategy for Global Climate ProtectionMay 13, 2013, , journal-articlebuilding-blocks climate-change international-law
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