Surroundings, historical past, and the US Supreme Courtroom nomination

All historical past could also be modern historical past, however yesterday’s publish had current considerations entrance and heart. Persevering with the pattern, as we speak’s publish is impressed by the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Courtroom. Others have tried to divine how Gorsuch would rule on environmental points, …

Animal colonialism

A short time again AJIL Unbound printed a bit by Mathilde Cohen, “Animal Colonialism: The Case of Milk”. The summary: Greta Gaard writes that “[t]he pervasive availability of cows’ milk right this moment—from grocery shops to fuel stations—is a traditionally unprecedented product of industrialization, urbanization, tradition, and economics.” To those …

The regulation and native climate change beneath Reagan and Bush I

President Bush indicators the UN Framework Convention on Native climate Change in Rio, June 1992(Provide: UN) It might seem like historic historic previous proper now, nonetheless a mere twenty-five years up to now US Republicans supported native climate change legal guidelines and treaties, as Greg Dotson reminds us in a …

Gorsuch and Hamburger

A couple of months in the past we famous a few of the environmental dimensions of Philip Hamburger's revisionist account of the historical past of administrative legislation. Now Eric Posner factors out some up to date relevance of Hamburger's controversial views (because of Authorized Historical past Weblog for flagging the …

Forest regulation and its critics in early China

The newest Environmental Historical past has an article by Ian Matthew Miller, “Forestry and the Politics of Sustainability in Early China”, with some fascinating dialogue of arguments for and towards regulation in Chinese language philosophy. The summary: Between the sixth and second centuries BCE, Chinese language states developed places of …

500th publish – Historic evaluation in environmental regulation

That is the 500th publish on this weblog! Although I’ve simply completed a collection primarily based on an article of mine, this looks like pretty much as good a possibility as any to say a brand new piece I simply posted, “Historic Evaluation in Environmental Regulation”, forthcoming within the Oxford Handbook …

The conservative as environmentalist

Although conservatism is right now related to anti-environmentalism (a development with an fascinating historical past); see additionally right here and right here), a rising physique of labor is digging into conservative and non secular roots of American environmentalism. Final yr we famous Dan Farber’s submit on American conservatism and environmentalism …

Water corporations – the Scandinavian model

I not too way back received right here all through Tapio Katko's Finnish Water Suppliers: Experiences in World Views (Finnish Assn. of Water Utilities, 2016). It's been reviewed in plenty of journals; listed beneath are some excerpts from Glen O'Hara's consider in Scandanavian Monetary Historic previous Consider (references to net web …