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The Climate Imperative for Business

Brian Berkey Eric W. Orts

California Management Review ()

Download: Copy Citation Brian Berkey and Eric W. Orts, "The Climate Imperative for Business," California Management Review, ,

Topics: Environment; Business; Economics

Keywords: Climate change; Intergovernmental panel on climate change; Emissions; Environmental protection

Climate Change Necessitates Normative Change

Cary Coglianese

The Regulatory Review (2020)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation and Cary Coglianese, "Climate Change Necessitates Normative Change," The Regulatory Review, 27 January, 2020,

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Climate change; Climate risk; Gases; Emissions; Consumption

Management-Based Regulation

Cary Coglianese Shana Starobin

Policy Instruments in Environmental Law (2020)

Download: SSRN | Penn Copy Citation Cary Coglianese and Shana Starobin. "Management-Based Regulation." In Policy Instruments in Environmental Law, edited by Kenneth R. Richards, Josephine van Zeben, . : , 2020.

Topics: Environment; Process

Keywords: Management systems; Meta-Means Regulation; Flexible Regulatory Instruments; Mandated Self-Regulation; Risk management; Administrative law; Compliance

Public and Private Procurement in Environmental Governance

Sarah E. Light Eric W. Orts

Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law (2020)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Sarah E. Light and Eric W. Orts. "Public and Private Procurement in Environmental Governance." In Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, edited by Michael Faure, . Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2020.

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Environmental governance; Environmental law

Estimating the Costs and Benefits of Fuel Economy Standards

Antonio M. Bento Mark R. Jacobsen Christopher R. Knittel Arthur A. van Benthem

Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy, Vol. 1 (2020)

Download: SSRN | Publisher Copy Citation Antonio M. Bento, Mark R. Jacobsen, Christopher R. Knittel, and Arthur A. van Benthem. "Estimating the Costs and Benefits of Fuel Economy Standards." In Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy, Vol. 1, edited by Matthew J. Kotchen, James H. Stock, Catherine D. Wolfram, 129. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020.

Topics: Environment; Economics

Keywords: Fuel-economy standards; Transportation; Carbon emmissions

National Parks, Incorporated

Sarah E. Light

University of Pennsylvania Law Review (2020)

Download: SSRN Copy Citation and Sarah E. Light. "National Parks, Incorporated." University of Pennsylvania Law Review 169, 1 (2020): 33. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3757616.

Topics: Environment; Law; Business

Keywords: Public lands; Environmental law; Corporate social responsibilty; Halo effect; Environmental protection

New insights into US flood vulnerability revealed from flood insurance big data

Oliver E. J. Wing Nicholas Pinter Paul D. Bates Carolyn Kousky

Nature Communications (2020)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Oliver E. J. Wing, Nicholas Pinter, Paul D. Bates, and Carolyn Kousky. "New insights into US flood vulnerability revealed from flood insurance big data." Nature Communications 11, (2020): 1444. .

Topics: Economics; Environment

Keywords: Flood risk; Flood damage; Natural disasters; NFIP; Insurance

Flood Damage and Mortgage Credit Risk: A Case Study of Hurricane Harvey

Carolyn Kousky Mark Palim Ying Pan

Journal of Housing Research (2020)

Download: Copy Citation Carolyn Kousky, Mark Palim, and Ying Pan. "Flood Damage and Mortgage Credit Risk: A Case Study of Hurricane Harvey." Journal of Housing Research 29, (2020): 86-120. .

Topics: Economics; Environment

Keywords: Flood risk; Credit risk; Natural disaster; Insurance

Electric Heating and the Effects of Temperature on Household Electricity Consumption in South Africa

Susanna B. Berkouwer

The Energy Journal (2020)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation and Susanna B. Berkouwer. "Electric Heating and the Effects of Temperature on Household Electricity Consumption in South Africa." The Energy Journal 41, 4 (2020): 209-230. .

Topics: Environment; Economics; International

Keywords: Economic Development; Energy; Electricity; Climate; Modeling and Analysis

Whither the Regulatory 'War on Coal'? Scapegoats, Saviors, and Stock Market Reactions

Cary Coglianese Daniel E. Walters

Ecology Law Quarterly (2020)

Download: SSRN | Penn Copy Citation Cary Coglianese and Daniel E. Walters. "Whither the Regulatory 'War on Coal'? Scapegoats, Saviors, and Stock Market Reactions ." Ecology Law Quarterly 47, (2020): . https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3467080#.

Topics: Environment; Economics; Politics; Law; Business

Keywords: Environmental Law & Regulation; Law & Economics; Air Pollution; Coal Industry; Electric Power Industry; Utility Power Plants; Clean Power Plan; Stock Market Behavior; Climate Change Policy; Political Strategy; Market Behavior; Empirical Analysis

Litigating EPA Rules: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of Environmental Rulemaking in the Courts

Cary Coglianese Daniel E. Walters

Case Western Reserve Law Review (2020)

Download: SSRN | Penn Copy Citation Cary Coglianese and Daniel E. Walters. "Litigating EPA Rules: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of Environmental Rulemaking in the Courts." Case Western Reserve Law Review 70, 4 (2020): 1007-1037. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3694559.

Topics: Environment; Law

Keywords: Administrative law; Environmental regulation; Empirical legal studies; Judicial review; Litigation; EPA; Rule Challenges; Agency Deference; Scrutiny; Supreme Court

What Policies Address Both the Coronavirus Crisis and the Climate Crisis?

Gustav Engström Johan Gars Niko Jaakkola Therese Lindahl Daniel Spiro Arthur A. Van Benthem

Environmental and Resource Economics (2020)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Gustav Engström, Johan Gars, Niko Jaakkola, Therese Lindahl, Daniel Spiro, and Arthur A. Van Benthem. "What Policies Address Both the Coronavirus Crisis and the Climate Crisis?." Environmental and Resource Economics 76, (2020): 789-810. .

Topics: Environment; Economics; Health

Keywords: COVID-19; Coronavirus; Climate change; Environmental law

Deploying Machine Learning for a Sustainable Future

Cary Coglianese

A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future (2019)

Download: SSRN | Penn | Publisher Copy Citation and Cary Coglianese. "Deploying Machine Learning for a Sustainable Future." In A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future, edited by Daniel C. Esty, 200. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019.

Topics: Environment; Technology

Keywords: Environmental law; Sustainability; Machine learning; Artificial intelligence; Algorithmic decision making; Climate change

Measuring the Welfare Gains from Optimal Incentive Regulation

Jose Miguel Abito

Review of Economic Studies (2019)

Download: Penn Copy Citation and Jose Miguel Abito. "Measuring the Welfare Gains from Optimal Incentive Regulation." Review of Economic Studies , (2019): . .

Topics: Economics; Environment

Keywords: Rate of return regulation; electric utilities; fuel efficiency; coal consumption; emissions abatement cost

The Role of Universities in Private Environmental Governance Experimentalism

Sarah E. Light

Organization & Environment (2019)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation and Sarah E. Light. "The Role of Universities in Private Environmental Governance Experimentalism." Organization & Environment 32, 4 (2019): 466. .

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Private environmental governance; Environmental law; Federalism; Experimentalism; Carbon tax; Carbon change; Sustainable university

The Law of the Corporation as Environmental Law

Sarah E. Light

Stanford Law Review (2019)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation and Sarah E. Light. "The Law of the Corporation as Environmental Law." Stanford Law Review 71, 1 (2019): 137. .

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Corporate law; Corporate legal theory; Corporate governance; Environmental law

The Critical Role of Markets in Climate Change Adaptation

Sarah E. Anderson Terry L. Anderson Alice Hill Matthew Kahn Howard Kunreuther Gary Libecap Hari Mantripragada Pierre Mérel Andrew J. Plantinga V. Kerry Smith

Climate Change Economics (2019)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation Sarah E. Anderson, Terry L. Anderson, Alice Hill, Matthew Kahn, Howard Kunreuther, Gary Libecap, Hari Mantripragada, Pierre Mérel, Andrew J. Plantinga, and V. Kerry Smith. "The Critical Role of Markets in Climate Change Adaptation." Climate Change Economics 10, 1 (2019): . .

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Climate change; Adaptive responses; Land markets; Water markets; Urban

Pledging, Populism, and the Paris Agreement: The Paradox of a Management-Based Approach to Global Governance

Cary Coglianese

Maryland Journal of International Law (2019)

Download: SSRN | Penn | Publisher Copy Citation and Cary Coglianese. "Pledging, Populism, and the Paris Agreement: The Paradox of a Management-Based Approach to Global Governance." Maryland Journal of International Law 34, (2019): 139. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3456712.

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Paris Climate Accords; Climate change; Environmental law; Global governance

Insuring Nature

Carolyn Kousky Sarah E. Light

Duke Law Journal (2019)

Download: SSRN | Publisher Copy Citation Carolyn Kousky and Sarah E. Light. "Insuring Nature." Duke Law Journal 69, (2019): 323. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3481896.

Topics: Environment; Economics

Keywords: Ecosystem services; Insurance; Climate change; Environmental governance; Private environmental governance

After a Federal Climate Policy Retreat, States Should Proceed With Caution

Cary Coglianese Shana Starobin

The Regulatory Review (2018)

Download: PPR Copy Citation Cary Coglianese and Shana Starobin, "After a Federal Climate Policy Retreat, States Should Proceed With Caution," The Regulatory Review, 22 February, 2018,

Topics: Environment; Politics

Keywords: Climate change; Environmental regulation; Federal preemption; Local regulation; State regulation

Let’s Be Real About State and Local Climate Action

Cary Coglianese Shana Starobin

The Regulatory Review (2018)

Download: PPR Copy Citation Cary Coglianese and Shana Starobin, "Let’s Be Real About State and Local Climate Action," The Regulatory Review, 20 February, 2018,

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Clean Air Act; Clean Power Plan; Environmental Protection Agency; Environmental regulation; Federalism

Managing Shoreline Retreat: A US Perspective

Carolyn Kousky

Planning for Climate Change: A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities (2018)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation and Carolyn Kousky. "Managing Shoreline Retreat: A US Perspective." In Planning for Climate Change: A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities, edited by Yasar Abunnasr, Elizabeth M. Hamin Insfeld, Robert L. Ryan, 290. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018.

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Climate change; Environmental regulation; Shoreline retreat

The Legal Risks of Regulating Climate Change at the Subnational Level

Cary Coglianese Shana Starobin

The Regulatory Review (2017)

Download: PPR Copy Citation Cary Coglianese and Shana Starobin, "The Legal Risks of Regulating Climate Change at the Subnational Level," The Regulatory Review, 18 September, 2017,

Topics: Environment

Keywords: Clean Power Plan; Climage change; Constitutional law; Department of Energy; Donald Trump; EPA

Revised Risk Assessments and the Insurance Industry

Carolyn Kousky

Policy Shock: Recalibrating Risk and Regulation after Oil Spills, Nuclear Accidents and Financial Crises (2017)

Download: Publisher Copy Citation and Carolyn Kousky. "Revised Risk Assessments and the Insurance Industry." In Policy Shock: Recalibrating Risk and Regulation after Oil Spills, Nuclear Accidents and Financial Crises, edited by Edward J. Balleisen, Lori S. Bennear, Kimberly D. Krawiec, Jonathan B. Wiener, 43-57. : Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Topics: Economics; Environment

Keywords: Insurance; Disaster risk

Precautionary Federalism and the Sharing Economy

Sarah E. Light

Emory Law Journal (2017)

Download: SSRN Copy Citation and Sarah E. Light. "Precautionary Federalism and the Sharing Economy." Emory Law Journal 66, (2017): 333. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2760985.

Topics: Economics; Environment; Law

Keywords: Federalism; Sharing economy; Precautionary principle; Environmental law

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