If you push past the national headlines, you start to realize that Washington, D.C., is going into 2019 with all cylinders firing on environmental progress.
Finally, the dust from the 2018 midterm election has settled. The general wisdom is that the returns were mixed for proponents of environmental and climate change policy. Here are a few key takeaways.
Putting a fair price on carbon pollution is exactly what my home state of Washington has a chance to do this November, as voters decide whether to enact Initiative 1631.
In light of this assault on an environmental policy that did its job, what can a despairing environmentalist do?
Because many carbon offset projects relate to forests, wetlands and other natural land uses, they also may provide a significant benefit in some areas for conservation of land and ecosystems. My Master’s Project looked to find what role carbon offsets play in promoting conservation in North Carolina.
I went to a talk by author Daniel Raimi to hear his expert take on fracking, an industry that is polarizing not just along the political spectrum but even within the environmental community itself.
Duke’s Environmental Law & Policy Clinic offers non-law students like Alex Rudee (MEM’18) the opportunity to dive headfirst into pro-bono legal cases.