UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy

UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy is a magazine specializing in Law topics.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 2, Winter

Apportioning Climate Change Costs
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND ON CLIMATE CHANGE III. HOLDING EMITTERS RESPONSIBLE A. Who Should Pay? B. Designing a System to Shift Costs to Emitters IV. FOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT APPORTIONING RESPONSIBILITY AMONG EMITTERS A. Total or Excess...
Challenges of Adapting to a Changing Climate
I. INTRODUCTION II. IDENTIFYING CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY AND IMPACTS AND DESCRIBING APPROACHES TO ADAPTATION III. SETTING THE STAGE WITH SOME USEFUL DEFINITIONS IV. BUILDING ADAPTIVE CAPACITY: WHAT, HOW, AND WHERE TO BEGIN? ...
Climate Change, Adaptation, and Development
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE COSTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE III. ADAPTATION PROVISIONS OF THE FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE IV. DEVELOPING "ADAPTIVE EFFICIENCY" IN LDCS A. What the LDCs Should Do V. HOW THE DEVELOPED WORLD CAN HELP A....
Editor's Note
The Board of the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy is pleased to present the first issue of the twenty-sixth annual volume: Coping with Global Warming. This issue is the product of the 2007 Symposium of the Evan Frankel Environmental Law...
Heat Waves, Global Warming, and Mitigation
I. INTRODUCTION II. HEAT WAVE DEFINITIONS A. Heat Waves B. Heat-related Illnesses and Mortality C. Demographics 1. Individual Characteristics D. Place and Space Matter 1. Geographic Differences 2. Intra-urban...
Of Natmats, Terrorists, and Toxics: Regulatory Adaptation in a Changing World
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE PERFECT STORM A. Natural Accidents B. Climate Change C. Industrial Terrorism III. DUELING PARADIGMS: MANAGEMENT VS. PREVENTION A. Implementing the Dominant Paradigm B. Inherently Safer Design ...
The Challenges of Dynamic Water Management in the American West
I. INTRODUCTION II. WESTERN WATER PROJECTS ARE HIGHLY VULNERABLE TO GLOBAL WARMING III. ADAPTATION WILL BE DIFFICULT, AT BEST A. Infrastructure constraints B. Institutional constraints IV. THE APPEAL OF STABILITY V. BARRIERS TO REDISTRIBUTING...
The Role of U.S. Insurance Regulators in Responding to Climate Change
ABSTRACT: This article addresses three key issues set forth in the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' (NAIC) Climate Change & Global Warming Task Force charter: 1. Implications of climate change on the insurance sector 2....