Defending the Planet Ep2: The Power of States
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In the absence of federal legislative action, states and even cities are moving to fight climate change – individually and in regional alliances – while other states sit out. When California announced last year that it will end sales of gas-powered vehicles by 2035, a dozen other states followed suit. Now, seeking to undo four years of environmental deregulation, the Biden administration is pressing for climate action. What happens to the state-federal dynamic when the federal executive branch shifts its position on climate change?
Energy and Utilities Law | Energy Policy | Environmental Law | Environmental Policy | Law | State and Local Government Law
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Gerrard, Michael B.; Bullock, Steve; and Bulman-Pozen, Jessica, "Defending the Planet Ep2: The Power of States" (2021). Defending the Planet. 3.