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Escaping the Plastic Web: Global Resolution to End Plastic Pollution

image: UNEP/Shawn Heinrichs Posted on March 7, 2022 by Mary Ellen Ternes While tragic global events make all news.... Read More


Posted on September 10, 2021 by Robert Wyman For Fellows of the American College, hardly a day passes without.... Read More

Environmental Law—sick unto death with that long agony?

Environmental policy swings like a pendulum without regard to permanency, thus creating unique challenges to environmental improvement. We see.... Read More

The “Next” Pandemic : How States Can Avert It.

Posted on July 10, 2020 by Nicholas Robinson The “next” pandemic in the USA is not a question of “if” but of “when.” Just as.... Read More

Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: How the COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Our Misuse of Data

Posted on April 17, 2020 by Jonathan Ettinger As I was reading the latest statistics regarding the spread of COVID-19, I.... Read More

Surprising Solutions for COVID-19 Resource Challenges

Posted on March 30, 2020 by Mary Ellen Ternes While we are adapting to work at home, zooming happy hours, and.... Read More

New Frontiers of Environmental Advocacy

Posted on August 21, 2013 by Eugene Smary Since one of the objectives of the ACOEL blog is to promote thought.... Read More

Taking the Fifth on the Fifth’s Taking Clause

Posted on June 26, 2013 by Robert M Olian …nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation..... Read More

Religion and the Environment: Reconciling Apples and Oranges

Posted on June 5, 2013 by James Holtkamp Setting policy for environmental protection is a bit like mediating the discussion between.... Read More

Still Unclear Whether Twiqbal is Game Changer for Pleading Environmental Claims

Posted on May 15, 2013 by Richard Horder What lessons can environmental litigators take from the Supreme Court’s recent jurisprudence on.... Read More