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Thursday, February 18, 2021

In The Press

World’s tropical forests and people imperiled by legal rollbacks under COVID-19


Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James J. Silk ’89 is quoted in a Reuters story about threats against indigenous people and rainforests during the coronavirus pandemic as governments roll back social and environmental safeguards.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

In The Press

Business leaders hope they can satisfy Biden’s big climate goals with their own promises—not regulation


Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in Fortune article regarding the Biden administration’s goals concerning environmental policy.

Monday, January 4, 2021

In The Press

Finally, a chance for environmental justice — A Commentary by Gerald Torres and Kathleen Rogers

Canton Daily Ledger

Gerald Torres is Professor of Environmental Justice at the Yale School of the Environment, with a secondary appointment as Professor of Law at the Law School. Kathleen Rogers is President of Earthday.org.

Friday, December 18, 2020

In The Press

With a Single Climate Initiative, Biden Could Generate $4 Trillion for Green Investment — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67


Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

In The Press

Climate change turns up the heat on ad industry


Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Doug Kysar is quoted in a Reuters story about advertising, climate change, and the energy sector.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

In The Press

10 enormously consequential things Biden can do without the Senate


LEAP Faculty Co-Director Jonathan Lovvorn is quoted in Vox about how the Biden administration can confront factory farming through executive orders and agency actions.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

In The Press

Five actions Biden should take to build a more humane food system — A Commentary by Viveca Morris and Jonathan Lovvorn

The Hill

Viveca Morris is Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School. Jonathan Lovvorn is Faculty Co-Director of the Law, Ethics, & Animal Program.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

In The Press

Biden could do a lot to fight factory farming even without Congress


LEAP’s Jonathan Lovvorn and Viveca Morris are quoted in Vox about what a tough stance on factory farming could look like under the Biden administration.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

In The Press

UN-linked plan charts US course to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The Hill

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in The Hill about the Zero Carbon Action Plan.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

In The Press

This Supreme Court Was Designed to Kill Climate Policies

The New Republic

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn and Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 are quoted in the New Republic about the Supreme Court and climate change.