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.


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.


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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