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Confronting Climate Change as a University

President of Harvard University, Drew Faust, sent a letter earlier today discussing the University’s rule in confronting and responding to climate change. President Faust explained that “Harvard has a vital leadership role to play in this work,” and discussed much of the … Continue reading

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Clinic Amicus Brief Referenced During Supreme Court Oral Argument

During oral argument in UARG v. EPA, the greenhouse gas permitting case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Solicitor General Don Verrilli, arguing on behalf of EPA, cited the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s amicus brief. The clinic’s brief was filed … Continue reading

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Professor Lazarus’ Advanced Environmental Law Class Visits Supreme Court

After studying the case and reading the briefing for past four weeks, Professor Lazarus’ Advanced Environmental Law Class traveled down to Washington, D.C. to hear oral arguments in UARG v. EPA. As part of the trip, they also had the … Continue reading

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Clinic Files Amicus Briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

On January 28, 2014, the Clinic filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court caseUtility Air Regulatory Group v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  This case involves challenges to EPA’s regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources under the Prevention of … Continue reading

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Professors Freeman and Lazarus Weigh In on the Greenhouse Gas Case

Both Professor Freeman and Lazarus are actively commentating on and discussing the greenhouse gas case argued today before the Supreme Court. Collectively, they have been interviewed by Washington Post, Bloomberg Sustainability, and NPR’s The Takeaway. (Professor Freeman also commented on the case for SCOTUSblog.) … Continue reading

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