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A ray of hope on climate change (breaking news from China)

Dan Farber, professor of law | November 12, 2014

President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a major deal on climate change this morning. As summarized by the Washington Post: China, the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, pledged in the far-reaching agreement to cap its rapidly growing carbon emissions by 2030, or earlier if possible. It also set a daunting goal of … Continue reading »

Obamacare’s lessons for the future of EPA’s CO2 rule

Eric Biber, professor of law | June 4, 2014

There has (rightly) been a lot of attention paid to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule controlling greenhouse gas emissions from power plants pursuant to Clean Air Act, Section 111(d). All of that analysis — how effective the rule will be, how it will be implemented, the prospects for successful legal challenges to the rule … Continue reading »