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The future of climate politics (pt. 2)

Eric Biber, professor of law | February 22, 2013

In my last post, I noted a recent report that called for a new political path for environmentalists and others seeking to enact carbon policy in the United States, one that focused on developing policy proposals that would help mobilize a grassroots movement to support limits on greenhouse gases.  My question was, is there anything … Continue reading »

The Schwarzenegger legacy: Environmentalism on the cheap

Ethan Elkind, director, Climate Program at Berkeley Law | January 3, 2011

As Californians say “hasta la vista, baby” to Governor Schwarzenegger this morning, media retrospectives have focused on his environmental accomplishments as one of his few positive legacies. Specifically, they point to his signing of AB 32, the landmark climate change law limiting the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. And Schwarzenegger himself likes to think of himself … Continue reading »