The Future of the Regulatory State: In Celebration of Richard Stewart’s 50th Year of Teaching

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In fall 1971, Richard Stewart began teaching at the Harvard Law School. In the intervening 50 years, he has written seminal papers in administrative and environmental law, served in the US government, conducted law reforms efforts around the world and become a globally renowned legal scholar. Join us as we celebrate Dick’s fifty years of …

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Decarbonizing the Downstate Grid: Three Transformational Clean Energy Projects

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With the Indian Point nuclear facility scheduled to close next year, the downstate region that has relied on it for so long will be left facing a serious issue in its fight against climate change. Without an acceleration of clean energy and storage projects in the near term, the region risks increasing its reliance on …

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Carbon Trading for Buildings? Insights from the German Emissions Trading Program

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In the fall of 2019, Germany adopted novel climate legislation that calls for the establishment of a trading program for carbon emissions from the transportation and building sectors. The new law, which has already generated substantial controversy, will take effect in 2021. Pursuant to Local Law 97 of 2019, New York City is considering adopting an emissions …

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Electrifying Buses in New York City: Insights from Québec

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An international leader in vehicle electrification, Québec has committed to a suite of ambitious measures to decarbonize its transportation sector. For instance, the city of Montreal has pledged to acquire only electric vehicles for public transit beginning in 2025 — several electric buses are already on the road — and Québec has joined CALSTART’s “Drive …

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NYU on NYC: The Future of Our City After COVID

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Join leading NYU scholars for a webinar on imagining the future of New York City in a post-COVID world. Please register here. Speakers Ingrid Gould Ellen, Paulette Goddard Professor of Urban Policy & Planning; Faculty Director, Furman Center  Robert L. Hawkins, Assistant Dean & McSilver Associate Professor of Poverty Studies, Silver School of Social Work Eric Klinenberg, Professor …

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