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Vol. 19, No. 6 - August 2017
Issue Theme: Urban Air Pollution

Joint issue with the Air Quality Committee

In this issue:

Chair Message
Stephanie Altman, Shannon Martin Dilley, Elizabeth Hurst, Lauran Sturm, Alicia Cate, and Anastasia Telesetsky...3

Overview of the International Framework for Control of Particulate Matter
Shannon Martin Dilley....4

The Future of China’s Urban Air Pollution Under the 13th Five-Year Plan
N. Lindsay Simmons...8

What Is California’s Role in Local Government Energy Storage Policy?
Lillian Rafii...12

Vol. 19, No. 5 - June 2017
Special issue: Energy, Climate Change, and Environmental Law Under Trump

In this issue:

Proposals to Rollback Chevron Deference: Implications for Environmental Law Practitioners
Ethan G. Shenkman and Allison B. Rumsey...1

Does President Trump’s Executive Order on Energy Independence Signal the End of Federal Climate Regulations? Not So Fast
Richard Ayres and Jessica Olson....5

Global Climate Change and Sustainability Financial Reporting: An Unstoppable Force With or Without Trump
Linda M. Lowson...8

Uncharted Waters: Overturning President Obama’s Indefi nite Moratorium on Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans
Richard Gardner...11

Rolling Back the Obama Administration’s Environmental Agenda: Perspectives from Each of the Three Branches
Eric Waeckerlin and Tarn Udall...14

TSCA Implementation: What’s in Trump’s Playbook?
Lynn L. Bergeson...17

How Will the Trump Administration Manage Siting Solar Energy on Federal Land?
Lillian Rafii...20

California Holds Fast to GHG Reduction in the Face of the Trump Administration Dismantling Climate Action Rules
Robert L. Hines...22

Vol. 19, No. 4 - February 2017
Theme: Oceans

Joint issue with the Marine Resources Committee

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Fatima Maria Ahmad, Stephanie Altman, Shannon Martin Dilley, Anastasia Telesetsky, and Julia Wyman...3

Conserving Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
Susan Polizzotto...4

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Marine Protected Area Enforcement Through Legal Reform
Xiao Recio-Blanco...9

Hard Times for the Zebra Mussel—The Ballast Water Convention Addresses Alien Invasive Species
Bettina Enderle and Nora-Phoebe Erler...14

Lack of Accountability in the New England Groundfish Fishery and U.S. Treaty Implications
Priya Sundareshan...17

Recharging Regulations: An Audit of U.S. Offshore Wind Energy and Proposal for Additional Safeguard
Victoria H. Clarke...21

Vol. 19, No. 3, November 2016
Theme: On the Farm

Joint issue with the Agricultural Management Committee and the Section of International Law the International Environmental Law Committee

In this issue:

Chair Message
Stephanie Altman, Shannon Martin Dilley, Megan Galey, Fatima Maria Ahmad, and Anastasia Telesetsky...3

The State of Factory Farming: Present and Future
Jeremy Coller...4

Tools for Change: International Law and Policy Approaches to Managing Food Chain Sustainability
Leslie Couvillion...7

Drones on the Farm
Michael Barrowclough and L. Leon Geyer...11

Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law Meets Congress and the World Trade Organization
Thomas P. Redick and Jhoset A. Burgos-Rodriguez...14

Update: Lake Erie Nutrient Pollution – Agriculture and Drinking Water
Martha L. Noble...20

Vol. 19, No. 1, November 2016
Theme: Genetically Modified Organisms

Joint issue with the Constitutional Law Committee and the Environmental Disclosure Committee

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Stephanie Altman, Shannon Dilley, Alex Bandza, Kyle Landis-Marinello, and Peter J. Gioello Jr....1

GMO Overview
Sidney F. Ansbacher...3

Vermont’s GMO La beling Law Is Behind the Times. The Commerce Clause Law That Allowed It Will Be Soon, Too
Eric L. Klein...4

Does Vermont’s GM Labeling Law Violate Both the Constitution and Trade Agreements?
Thomas P. Redick and Megan R. Galey...6

The “Frankenfish” Debate: Approval and Labeling of Genetically Engineered Salmon
Nicole E. Negowetti and Gabriela Steier...12

Vol. 19, No. 2, October 2016

Joint issue with the Section of International Law the International Environmental Law Committee

In this issue:

Chair Message
Stephanie Altman, Shannon Martin Dilley, Fatima Maria Ahmad, and Anastasia Telesetsky...3

Control of Electrons and Energy Democracy
Jared Babula and Samantha Arens...4

Energy-Efficient Barriers: When DOE Reporting Requirements Meet the WTO
Chris Generous...8

Marine Litter: A Whale of a Problem and International Strategies to Address It
Elizabeth B. Hessami...11

Water and Greenhouse Gases: The Desalination Challenge
Tiffany Michou...14

Vol. 18, No. 3, July 2016 
Theme: International Climate Negotiations

Joint issue with the Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee

In this issue:

Chairs’ Message
Stephanie Altman, R. Juge Gregg, Shannon Broome, Emily Fisher, Fatima Maria Ahmad, and Anastasia Telesetsky...3

Paris Agreement—Overview and Next Steps
Alicia Cate...5

Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Animal Agriculture Absent at COP21
Mackenzie Landa...9

Green Bonds: Managing Risks and Rewards to Achieve Climate Mitigation Goals
Phillip Ludvigsen, PhD and ; Bernard T. Delaney, PhD, PE, BCEE...12

Post-Paris Transparency Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Jennifer Huang...17

Using the Lima Redd+ Web Platform in the Promotion of Safeguards
P. Lawrence Teal...20

Technological Innovation, Sustainable Development, and Post-Paris Voluntary Cooperation—A Closer Look at Japan’s Joint Crediting Mechanism
Fatima Maria Ahmad...22

Potential Implications for the United States of the Urgenda Foundation v. Netherlands Decision Holding That the UNFCCC and International Decisions Required Developed Nations to Reduce Emissions by 25 percent from 1990 Levels by 2020
Robert B. McKinstry Jr....30

Post COP21 India–U.S. Partnership on Clean Energy: A Case Study
Snehashish Sadhu...36

Vol. 18, No. 2, March 2016 
Theme: The Arctic Region

Joint issue with the Marine Resources Committee

In this issue:

Chair Message
Stephanie Altman, R. Juge Gregg, Niki L. Pace, Fatima Maria Ahmad, and Anastasia Telesetsky...3

Polar Opposites: Should Arctic Environmental Governance Follow the Antarctic Model?
Mark P. Nevitt and Robert V. Percival...4

Under the Ice: Arctic Nations Seek to Curb Commercial Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean
Fred Turner...9

The U.S. Imperative for New Icebreakers
Joan M. Bondareff and James B. Ellis...13

Fulfilling Tribal Trust and Arctic Responsibilities: U.S. Co-Management of Marine Resources
Kathryn Mengerink, Greta Swanson, and David Roche...17

A Canadian Perspective on Key Arctic Issues: Governance, Resource Development, and Navigation
Tony Crossman and Nardia Chernawsky...21

A Royal Dutch Pain: Summary of the Challenges and Regulatory Gaps in Arctic Offshore Drilling
Jonathon D. Green...24

Vol. 18, No. 1, December 2015 
Theme: International climate change negotiations and prospects for an agreement during COP 21

Joint issue with the Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee

In this issue:

Chair Message
Stephanie Altman, R. Juge Gregg, Shannon Broome, Emily Fisher, Anastasia Telesetsky, and Fatima Maria Ahmad...1

COP21: A Strong Commitment on Climate Change for All Parties. Will It Be Feasible?
Priscila Neves Maciel Monteiro de Oliveira...4

Confronting the Effect of Climate Change in the Caribbean: The Need for a Competent and Substantive Paris Agreement
Kavell Joseph...7

Summer of the Shark: Is Climate Change to Blame for the Recent Increase in Shark Attacks?
Scott C. Armstrong...13

United States and China: Bringing Hope to Paris
Michelle Ostrowski...15

Building Agreement or Discord: The Principles Underlying Nations’ INDCs
Shani Harmon...19

REDD+ and the Lima Information Hub: Increasing Transparency of REDD+ Implementation
Julie Kendig-Schrader...22

Climate Mitigating Potential of Cool Roofs
Jennifer Ginika Anyaeji...24

Vol. 17, No. 5, August 2015 
Theme: Energy & Climate Change

In this issue:

Chair Message
Andrew Schatz, Stephanie Altman and R. Juge Gregg, Shannon Broome and Emily Fisher, Kimberly Diamond and Roger Stark, Keith Casto, Renee Martin-Nagle, and Kim Smaczniak...3

European Union’s Response to the Russian-Ukrainian Crisis: Will It Be a Model for Energy Security?
Johanna R. Thibault...4

Revisiting the U.S. Oil Export Ban
Andrew Teodorescu...8

Shedding Light on Solar Access Laws: Consumer Protection of Solar Customers
Shannon Frede...12

Prognosis of India’s Position on Climate Change at COP 21
Anupam Jha...16

Kroner for Forests: Norway’s Payments for Tropical Rainforests
Andrew Falk...20

The New Normal of Carbon Pricing: Province of Ontario, Canada, to Unveil a Cap-and-Trade System in an Effort to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Dan Kirby, Jack Coop, Richard King, Jennifer Fairfax, Patrick Welsh, and Rebecca Hall-McGuire...24

Vol. 17, No. 4 -July 2015
Theme: Emerging Issues in Latin America and the Caribbean 

In this issue:

Chair Message
Andrew Schatz and R. Juge Gregg...3

All Eyes on Ecuador: Broad Implications for Citizen Suits, Freedom of Speech, and Access to Justice in Latin America
Joshua Ash...5

The Need for an International Policy Signal for REDD+
Marisa Martin... 8

Argentina—Bills and Legislation Passed on Electrical and Electronic Equipment Waste
Angeles Murgier and Guillermo Malm Greem...12

Implementation Around the Corner: Puerto Rico’s E-Waste Regulation
Jonathan Nwagbaraocha...15

Mexican Federal Law of Environmental Responsibility
Sergio Bustamante...17

Vol. 17, No. 3 - May 2015 (Joint Newsletter)
Theme: Sustainability, Supply Chains, Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Environment

In this issue:

Chair Message
Andrew Schatz, R. Juge Gregg, David Roth, and Niki L. Pace...3

Sustainability Reporting and Disclosure: Risks, Opportunities, and Best Practices
Lauren Hopkins...4

Will 2015 Finally Fulfill the Promise for Development of U.S. Offshore Wind?
Joan M. Bondareff and Stefanos Roulakis...9

Encouraging Cooperative Resource Games to Promote Sustainability
Misty A. Sims and Jan G. Laitos...14

Sustainability in India—Business and Government Drivers
George Wyeth...17

International and U.S. Agricultural Sustainability Standards—GMO or non-GMO?
Thomas P. Redick...20

Vol. 17, No. 2 - March 2015 (Joint newsletter)
Theme: Biodiversity & Ecosystems

In this issue:

Chair Message
Andrew Schatz, R. Juge Gregg, Madeline June Kass, Renee Martin-Nagle, J.B. Ruhl, and Kim Smaczniak...3

United States Announces Significant Measures to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade
Andrew Schatz and Masha Kalinina...4

Two Going on Twenty-Two: New Endangered Species Act Listings and a Worsening Situation for Reef Corals
Richard J. Bartz...8

New Legal Regime on the Threat from Invasive Alien Species in the European Union
Carlos de Miguel and Laura Arbizu...15

Global Snapshot: Overview of Approaches to Minimize the Negative Impacts of Wind Farm Projects
Jonathan Nwagbaraocha...17

Bigger than Yellowstone: Afghanistan’s Environmental Law and the Opening of a New National Park
Elizabeth B. Hessami...21

Constructing the Ecological “Red Line” in China’s Use of Sea Areas: China’s Ascendant Land Reclamation Movements
Dr. Zhao Huiyu...24

Special edition series of newsletters on water issues with the International Environmental Law Committee at the Section of International Law

Water: Global Perspectives, Issue n.1, Summer 2014

In this issue:

Editor's Letter

Anna Mance...1

Facing Uncertain Climate Change Impact on Water Supplies, Watershed Management is Key

Drew Bostrom, Michael Brennan, Owen, McDonough, and John Whitler...2 

Water Law and the Needs of Megacities
Joseph W. Dellapenna...6

Water Risks and the Private Sector: Partnerships, Profits, and Patents
Erin Bullard and Gabriel Eckstein...9

An Argument for U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses

Kelly Gable...12

Global Water Resources and Publications
Taryn L. Rucinski...15

Special edition series of newsletters on water issues with the International Environmental Law Committee at the Section of International Law


Water: Regional Themes, Issue n. 2., Fall/Winter 2014


In this issue:

Editor's Letter

Anna Mance...1

Confronting Water Allocation Problems in the Nile River Basin: The Need for a New Compact
John Mukum Mbaku...11

The Indus Water Kishenganga Arbitration: Minimum Flows, Data Exchange, and the Treaty that Holds It All Together
Kristian Corby...20

The Right to Water in the Case Law of the European Court of Human
Carolina de Mendonça Gueiros and David N. Cassuto...24

Where Two Rivers Meet: Realizing Indigenous Water Rights Through
the Human Right to Culture 

Carina Roselli...24

Vol. 17, No. 1 - September 2014


Joint issue with the Agricultural Management Committee


In this issue:

Chair Message
Todd Janzen, Andrew Schatz, and Kim Smaczniak…1

International Regulatory Law Update
Emily R. Lyons…3

Regulatory “Hot News” Corner
Tamara L. Slater…5

Drone Use in Agriculture at Home and Abroad—U.S. Law Still “Up in the Air”
Todd J. Janzen and Thomas P. Redick…6

Feeding the Hungry by Promoting Agriculture Development: A Multi-Layered Approach to Addressing the World Food Crisis
Lynn White…10

Vol. 16, No. 2 - August 2014


Joint issue with the Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Margaret E. Peloso, Shannon S. Broome, Andrew B. Schatz, and Kim N. Smaczniak …1

The International Implications of EPA’s Proposed Regulations to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Existing Power Plants
Alan Miller…3

Country Results in Meeting Emissions Targets in the First Commitment Period under the Kyoto Protocol and Implications for the Durban Platform
Peter J. Murtha…6

Cross-Border Renewable Energy Projects: Sustainable Development and Investor Protection
Jillian C. Bunyan…15

Land Tenure Security and Its Environmental Impact in Sub-Saharan Africa
Andrew R. Falk…20

New Publication: Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies
Randall S. Abate and Elizabeth Ann Kronk Warner…26 

Vol. 16, No. 1 - May 2014


Joint issue with the Marine Resources Committee, and Energy and Natural Resources Litigation Committee


In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
David S. Johnson, Eric S. Andreas, Andrew B. Schatz, and Kim N. Smaczniak…1

Integrated Arctic Management: A Key to Balancing Development in the Arctic with Environmental and Native Communities’ Stewardship
Andrew Hartsig and Adena Leibman…3

Seas in Flux: Upcoming Changes in the Arctic Regulatory Environment for Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
Amy Chasanov and Sarah Bordelon…6

Regime Change: Transferring Emissions Jurisdiction on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf
John Cossa…9

Innovation and Regulation: Improving Oil Spill Disaster Relief Technology in the Arctic
Ben Lowenthal…12

The Sovereignty of Nations in a Thawing Arctic
Kathryn Ely…15

China Positions for Arctic Access
Carolyn Clarkin…18

Vol. 15, No. 4 - August 2013
International Approaches to Regulating Unconventional Gas and Oil Issue



In this issue:

Message from the Chairs

Charles J. Birchall, Tim Clare, Amanda Cornwall, J. Brett Grosko, and Jennifer Wills…1 

Introduction-A Comparative View of Hydraulic Fracturing

James Rubin…3


Non-Conventional Oil and Gas Resources and the Legal Issues Associated with Hydraulic Fracturing in Canada

Nigel Bankes…4

U.S. Regulatory Developments in Hydraulic Fracturing

James Rubin…9

Australian Regulatory Developments in Hydraulic Fracturing

John Ware…14

UK and EU Policy and Regulatory Developments Relating to Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing

Louise Moore and Kevin O’Connor…18

Vol. 15, No. 3 - August 2013
Chinese Environmental Law Issue

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
J. Brett Grosko, Jennifer Wills, David Downes, and Chris Costanzo…1 

In Pioneering Environmental Governance, China’s New Leaders Face No Small Task
Adam Moser…3

The Uncertain Future of Hydroelectric Dams on China’s Transboundary Rivers
Anna Mance…6

Bridging the Transparency Gap: Catalyzing Meaningful U.S.- China Participation in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative for Energy Security
Heather Croshaw and Wang Ye…11

Managing Environmental Information Risks for Companies Doing Business in China
Bernadette V. Brennan…16

Vol. 15, No. 2 - July 2013

Joint newsletter with the Agricultural Management Committee

In this issue:

Chair Message
Thomas P. Redick, Jennifer Wills, and Brett Grosko…1

Regulatory "Hot News" Corner
Thomas P. Redick…3

Syngenta Seeds, Inc. v. Bunge North America, Inc.
Chad Burchard…5

Why Are Bees Dropping like Flies? The U.S. and EU Struggle to Find the Right Regulatory Approach
Jillian Hishaw…5

GMO Labeling—Truth Beyond the Hype
Anna K. Bennett…7

GMO Labeling Article: Pro and Opposition Arguments
Mircha Chad King…10

Chart of Labeling Laws
Thomas P. Redick…13

Vol. 15, No. 1, March 2013

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Charles J. Birchall, Tim Clare, Amanda Cornwall, J. Brett Grosko, and Jennifer Wills…1

Trade Agreements and Environmental Protection—Compatible, Irreconcilable or Somewhere In Between?
Jon R. Johnson…4

Is Australia Still a World Leader in Oceans Management?
Amanda Cornwall…13

“Water, Water Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink”
Paul Davies, Michael Green, and Charlotte Cook …19

Wind Energy Development and the Protection of Migratory Birds
John Cossa…24

Canadian Regulation of Toxic Substances: Model or Muddle?
Joseph F. Castrilli…31

Vol. 14, No. 3 - August 2012

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Jennifer Wills, J. Brett Grosko, and Kalyani Robbins...1

Message from the Editor
Andrew Long...2

Current Status of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from Their Utilization
Elizabeth Elliott...3

Home, Home on the Range: Does Canned-Hunting in the United States Undermine Conservation of Endangered African Antelope?
Michael Ray Harris, Amanda Becker, Chelsea Peterson, and Jessica Zaegel...9

States Enact Bans to Combat International Shark Finning
Jane E. McBride...12

Tuna/Dolphin Revisited: Trade Disciplines and Under-inclusive Environmental Regulation
Andrew Long...16

Amendments to Annex V of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)
Stephanie Altman...19

Uncharted Waters: Hooking IUU Vessels by Ending Fishy Enforcement
Alexandra Campbell-Ferrari and Luke Wilson...21

Australia's Case in the International Court of Justice Against Japan for Violations of International Conventions Through Japan's Scientific Whaling Program
Ashley Geary...26

Vol. 14, No. 2 - July 2012

In this issue:

Message from the Co-Chairs
Jennifer Wills and J. Brett Grosko...1

Note on Air Transp. Ass'n of Am. v. Sec'y of State for Energy & Climate Change, No. C-366/10 (E.C.J. Dec. 21 2011) and Its Impact on U.S. Air Carriers
Brittany Meyer and Leila R. Golchehreh...3

The Price of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 80 percent Below 1990 Levels by 2050
Tim Clare...10

Is the Grass Greener? The EU Industrial Emissions Directive: Implications for Environmental Permit Holders
Dr. Bettina Enderle...18

Vol. 14, No. 1 - January 2012

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Roger Martella, J. Brett Grosko, and Thomas P. Redick...1

Coexistence of Biotech and Organic Crops, at Home and Abroad
Thomas P. Redick...3

Biofuels Update: While Challenges Continue, the Sector Persists
Jane Earley...12

The Negative Effects of U.S. Biofuel Policy: Increasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Indirect Land-Use Changes and the Global Food Shortage
Megan Marzec...14

Ninth Circuit Says District Court Erred in Failing to Give U.S. NGO Sufficient Deference in Choosing U.S. Court for Transnational Claims
Alexandria Reed...18

Vol. 13, No. 2 - May 2011

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Robin Craig, Roger Martella, Chris J. Costanzo, and Royal C. Gardner...1

Papahanaumokuakea Inscribed as World Heritage Site
Ole Varmer and Theodore M. Beuttler...3

Before the Sun Sets: Changing Ocean Chemistry, Global Marine Resources, and the Limits of Our Legal Tools to Address Harm
Mark J. Spalding...8

Marine Mammals and International Trade: Balancing Social Conscience with Trade Obligations-A Summary and Update on the World Trade Organization Seal Products Dispute
Chad J. McGuire...13

Ban on the Use and Carriage of Heavy Grade Oils in Antarctica
Peter Oppenheimer...18

Brazilian Pre-Salt Oil Reserve Exploration: Regulatory and Environmental Aspects
Roberto Liesegang and Maristela Abla Rossetti...20

Vol. 13, No. 1 - March 2011

In this issue:

Message from the Chair
Roger Martella...1

By Enhancing the Monitoring and Reporting of Carbon Emitted by Developing Countries, the Copenhagen Accord Improves Prospects for Addressing Climate Change
Peter J. Murtha...3

Remediation Options in Aguinda v. ChevronTexaco
Aaron Marr Page...10

A Global Standard for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals: Steps Towards Harmonization
Todd Stedeford and Marek Banasik...16

Completion of Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Thomas P. Redick...23

Vol. 12, No. 3 - July 2010

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Roger Martella, Jim Rubin, Alan J. Sachs, Royal C. Gardner, and Kim Irene Stollar...1

International Agriculture--Environmental Case Law Update
Thomas P. Redick...3

Abdullahi v. Pfizer: Implications for Environmental Claims Under the Alien Tort Statute
Carlos Ramos-Mrosovsky...5

Time to Take Transgenic Trees?
Thomas P. Redick...8

Climate Regulation Takes Shape, but Uncertainty Prevails
Andrew Schatz...13

Carbon Sequestration in the European Union
Valerie Fogleman...19

Vol. 12, No. 2 - March 2010

In this issue:

Message from the Co-Chairs
Jim Rubin and Roger Martella...1

Environment (Protection) Act of 1986--Umbrella Legislation for Environmental Protection
K. V. Singh and Shephali Mehra Birdi...3

India and Climate Change
Brett Grosko...6

Amended Water Law in China Holds the Promise of Enhancing Enforcement Through National Standards and Personal Accountability
Wyatt Golding...11

A Stopover in Marrakesh on the Way to Copenhagen: Why We Need More than the Clean Development Mechanism to Reduce CO2 Emissions in China
Patricia A. Britton...15

China's Involvement in Latin America's Natural Resource Sector
Roxy Carter...20

Vol. 12, No. 1 - December 2009

In this issue:

Message from the Co-Chairs
Jim Rubin and Roger Martella...1

Brazil and COP-15
Marcus V. Freitas...3

Energy Efficiency and the Clean Development Mechanism in Peru: A New Challenge for the Government and a New Way of Doing Business
Luis Carlos Rodrigo and Ursula Zavala Carlin...5

Chile's Environmental Law and Jurisprudence
Gonzalo Biggs...8

Legal Changes to the Chilean Environmental Institutional Framework
Iv?n Poklepovic M....14

Recent Reforms to the Regulation of the Mexican Energy Sector
Leopoldo Burguete Stanek...17

New Trends and Evolution of Environmental Regulation in Venezuela
Elisabeth Eljuri and Wendy Quintero...21

Vol. 11, No. 2 - July 2009

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
William R. Blackburn, Joseph A. Siegel, Jim Rubin, and Kim Stollar...1

Toward a U.S. Emission Trading System: Lessons Learned and Linkages to Other Systems
Matthew Low, Nathan Smith, and Daniel Waller...2

Climate Change Regulations in Australia
John Taberner...10

The New Israeli Clean Air Law--A New League of Clean Air Protection
Tzvi Levinson, Julie Lietzmann, and Gil Dror...20

Give New Applications of Piezoelectric Power a Chance: Technological Innovations from an Evolving Alternative Energy Area Offer Opportunities in the Environmental and Financial Markets
Kimberley E. Diamond...23

Vol. 11, No. 1 - February 2009

In this issue:

Message from the Chairs
Alan J. Sachs and Jim Rubin...1

International Agriculture--Environmental Regulatory Update
Thomas P. Redick, Jennifer Wills, and Dan McLean...3

Legal Posture of Ocean Iron Fertilization under International Law
K. Russell LaMotte...8

Biofuels and Climate Change Redux--International Trade and Regulation Update
Jane Earley...13

Brazil's Forestry Plan Gains Momentum after Poznan
Rafael D. B. Figueiredo...17

Country of Origin Labeling and Its Potential Trade Implications in the Obama Administration
Cari Rincker...20

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