Law and Policy
California leads the nation in groundwater extraction, but it lags behind in updating groundwater-related laws and regulations. As a result, protracted litigation clogs the courts and threatens precious water resources.
School of Law and IoES Professor Ann Carlson was interviewed by San Francisco’s KCBS-AM about the revenue-raising potential of California’s “cap-and-trade” system, which is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
School of Law and IoES Professor Ann Carlson was quoted in a Bloomberg article about the California Chamber of Commerce filing a lawsuit challenging a key component of the state’s cap-and-trade program.
The LA Times featured an Op-Ed by IoES Associate Director Mark Gold about the federal law turning 40 this week.
IoES Affiliate & Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment Executive Director Cara Horowitz was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article about the potential financial benefit to California from the state’s cap-and-trade program.
The new report by the Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment assesses California’s new chemical regulatory program and concludes that the state must strengthen its program in significant ways in order to adequately protect public health.
School of Law and IoES Professor Ann Carlson is a winner of the 2011 Distinguished Teaching Award—UCLA’s highest teaching prize awarded by the Academic Senate.
Professor Ann Carlson, director of UCLA’s Environmental Law Center, who holds joint appointments with the School of Law and IoES, was quoted in an LA Times article about a court ruling on the cap-and-trade provision in California’s global warming law.
A new report from UCLA School of Law Environmental faculty provides a blueprint for environmental policy in California.
Six UCLA Law students will serve as delegates to the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
Politicians and scientists gather at UCLA to discuss the effects of climate change and role that public policy will have in finding a solution.