Last week, a nominee to lead the Federal Emergency Management Agency generated fireworks when, during his confirmation hearing, he said … More
No suit for you: Federal court dismisses California climate change cases against oil companies
Cities across the country have brought novel lawsuits seeking to hold oil companies responsible for climate change—in particular, the city’s … More
Zoning regulations harm the economy and the environment
Zoning harms the economy by frustrating interstate migration and the environment by encouraging sprawl and undermining climate mitigation.
Is EPA head Pruitt a federalism hypocrite for criticizing California climate policy?
Federalism is not a facile commitment to “states-rights” no matter what states do. EPA Administrator Pruit’s criticism of California’s attempt to regulate beyond its borders is entirely consistent with a commitment to federalism.