This article explores the adequacy of the international rules on environmental impact assessments (EIA) to contribute to geoengineering governance.
This paper suggests three areas of concern that any geoengineering governance research framework must respond to: the direct physical risks of the research; the transparency and responsibility in decision; and the larger societal meanings.
This article explores why federal and state legislatures and agencies should explicitly declare how (or if) current environmental laws will apply to NETs and provide guidance to the public and stakeholders.
This article examines the principles of domestic United States law applicable to geoengineering research projects and walks through a theoretical analysis for an environmental impact statement under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
This Article examines how U.S. environmental laws might apply to climate engineering research and how the U.S. courts would review disputes over those projects.
This edited transcript from an Environmental Law Institute webinar looks at potential domestic U.S. legal governance structures and the international institutions that might be applicable to governing carbon dioxide removal.
This Article assesses the legal and policy challenges of decarbonizing the atmosphere itself through negative emission technologies and, in particular, direct air capture.
It’s Getting Hot in Here: A Look into Whether Ocean Iron Fertilization is Legally Viable in the United States
This article analyzes the legal status of ocean iron fertilization under United States laws and international laws, in the context of the Planktos experiment, in order to shed light on whether this strategy could be legally viable.