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All Posts by Jenna Shweitzer

Reframing the Discussion on Money in Politics

Sep 1, 2014 Analysis

Congressional ethics expert urges regulating lobbying, campaign finance, and gifts simultaneously.

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Why Litigation Cannot Adequately Address Local Climate Adaptation Efforts

May 7, 2014 Opinion

New York City – and most cities – will not be held liable for their coastal adaptation efforts.

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Encouraging Companies to Disclose Climate Risks to the SEC

Apr 23, 2014 Analysis

State attorneys general are well suited to prod disclosure, recent paper argues.

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ConEd Invests $1 Billion in Infrastructure Resilient to Climate Change

Mar 25, 2014 News

For the first time, NY utility commission orders climate adaptation measures.

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Cracks Emerge in U.S. Prohibition on Industrial Hemp Cultivation

Mar 4, 2014 Analysis

As 2014 Farm Bill loosens federal restrictions, states look to gain new revenue.

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EPA Awards Nearly $5 Million in Grants to Study Green Infrastructure

Feb 24, 2014 Analysis

Projects will support urban stormwater management, with a focus on Philadelphia.

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TSCA and the Proposed Chemical Safety Improvement Act

Sep 19, 2013 Opinion

Despite limitations, proposed legislation would improve regulation of chemicals.

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Department of Energy Announces Solar Energy Investments

Sep 12, 2012 News

DOE seeks to invest in technologies to make solar energy more cost-effective.

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The “α-Precautionary Principle”: Weighing Optimism against Pessimism

Aug 28, 2012 Analysis

Law professor proposes a new tool to analyze potentially catastrophic uncertainties.

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Comparing the Presidential Candidates’ Energy Policies

Mar 26, 2012 Analysis

Obama and his Republican rivals seek different paths to energy independence.

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