Special Section: Environmental Law

“Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species—man—acquired significant power to alter the nature of his world.”
—Rachel Carson, “Silent Spring,” 1962

Dean Elana Kagan

Robert Houser

Startup for an Ailing Planet
A new program aims to change the way we think about environmental law.

Jacobs’ Ladder
A new clinic lets students step up to environmental challenges—and onto the first rungs of their careers.

Visionary of the Visayan Sea
For the sake of the planet, a lawyer wins the right to sue on behalf of future generations.

Mercury Rising
To save a culture of cold, lawyers turn up the heat.

What Will It Take?
The Bulletin asks leaders in environmental law and policy what it will take to slow global warming.

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