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August 29, 2014

Professor Elliott ’74 to Participate in SCOTUS Panel on Oct. 1

Professor E. Donald Elliott ’74, a leading scholar in environmental law, will be a featured speaker at an upcoming Supreme Court Review & Preview panel on October 1, 2014. 
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January 29, 2014

Switzerland tops the 2014 Environmental Performance Index

The 2014 Environmental Performance Index was released by Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy (YCELP) and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and support from the Samuel Family Foundation and the McCall MacBain Foundation.
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September 12, 2013

Climate Change and the ICJ: Seeking an Advisory Opinion on Transboundary Harm

Yale Law Student Halley Epstein '14 writes about a new report published by Professor Douglas Kysar that focuses on Palau's campaign to secure an advisory legal opinion from the International Court of Justice
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April 9, 2013

Associate Dean Mike Thompson Receives Environmental Stewardship Award

Associate Dean Mike K. Thompson receives Environmental Stewardship Award in recognition of his leadership on new initiatives seeking to achieve greater sustainability at the Law School.
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April 3, 2013

Duke Law Professor Jedediah Purdy '01 to discuss forthcoming book on April 5

Jedediah Purdy '01, Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law, will be discussing his forthcoming book, The American Environmental Imagination on Friday, April 5, 2013.
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March 14, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Daniel Yergin to Speak at Yale Law School March 28

Daniel Yergin will be at Yale Law School to discuss his recent book The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World.
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February 6, 2013

Rolling Stone Editor Jeff Goodell to speak at Environmental Law Conference

Rolling Stone editor and environmental writer Jeff Goodell to give keynote address at the New Directions in Environmental Law Conference at Yale Law School on March 2.
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October 8, 2012

YLS Partner Palau Acknowledged as International Environmental Leader

The island nation of Palau, an environmental partner of YLS, has been named recipient of the World Future Council’s 2012 Future Policy Award.
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October 3, 2012

Climate Victims Deserve a Hearing, Whether Here or in The Hague—A Commentary by Tian Huang ’13 and Douglas A. Kysar

Douglas A. Kysar is Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Tian Huang is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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August 15, 2012

Why we are poles apart on climate change—A Commentary by Dan Kahan

Dan Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School.
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July 16, 2012

Conference Nov. 9-10: Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable

On Nov. 9-10, 2012, leading experts from a variety of disciplines will gather at Yale Law School to consider “Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable.”
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June 7, 2012

Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy Q&A with Bruce Ho, Who Will Join YLS as a Clinical Visiting Lecturer

The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy has a Q&A with Bruce Ho, who will join YLS on July 1 as a clinical visiting lecturer in law.
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June 5, 2012

Prof. Doug Kysar’s Climate Change Paper Featured in the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review

Prof. Doug Kysar’s paper “What Climate Change Can Do About Tort Law” was featured in the 2011-2012 volume of the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review.
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April 4, 2012

YELA Conference Feb. 25 – “New Directions in Environmental Law: [Re]Claiming Accountability;” Conference and Keynote Speaker Mary Nichols ’71 Featured on Dan Rather Reports

The Yale Environmental Law Association hosted its second annual conference on February 25, 2012 titled New Directions in Environmental Law: [Re]Claiming Accountability.
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February 24, 2012

Report from Yale Environmental Law Association’s Inaugural Conference Now Available; Second Conference to be Held This Saturday

A report detailing insights from the Yale Environmental Law Association’s inaugural conference last April is now available.
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February 22, 2012

Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources; We Need an Honest Debate About Priorities—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

E. Donald Elliott '74 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 26, 2012

Switzerland Ranks at Top of 2012 Environmental Performance Index; Latvia Takes #1 Spot in New Trend EPI Rankings

Switzerland leads the world in addressing pollution control and natural resource management challenges, according to the 2012 Environmental Performance Index.
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December 22, 2011

Center for Environmental Law and Policy Part of Team Helping China Assess Environmental Performance

A team of researchers jointly led by Yale University and Columbia University have released a report that introduces a framework for assessing China’s environmental management and performance.
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May 24, 2011

Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy Study Finds Mixed Impact of Trade on the Environment

A new study by the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy finds evidence that trade openness can have both positive and negative associations with environmental quality.
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March 31, 2011

Coalition for Green Capital CEO Reed Hundt to Participate in Clean Energy Discussion April 20

The Yale Environmental Law Association will host leading energy strategists in New Haven for a discussion on clean technology legislative reform and investment strategies on April 20.
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March 4, 2011

Future of Environmental Law to be Examined at April 2 Conference—A Climate of Possibility

On April 2, the Yale Environmental Law Association will host a conference entitled “New Directions in Environmental Law: A Climate of Possibility.”
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February 10, 2011

Professor Daniel Esty ’86 Named Commissioner of Connecticut’s Newly-Fused Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Yale Law School Professor Daniel C. Esty ’86 has been named by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy as commissioner of the state’s newly-consolidated Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
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April 21, 2010

Four NRDC Co-founders To Receive YLSA Award of Merit

Four environmental leaders and co-founders of the Natural Resources Defense Council have been selected to receive the Yale Law School Association Award of Merit during Alumni Weekend 2010.
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March 4, 2010

Yale Law School to Host Food Policy Conference on April 16-17

Yale Law School will host the Developing Food Policy conference on Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17.
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March 2, 2010

Chairs Conferred on YLS Professors Doug Kysar and John Fabian Witt ’99

Douglas Kysar has been named the Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and John Fabian Witt ’99 has been named the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law.
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March 1, 2010

YLS Students Supporting Small Pacific Islands in their Quest for Action on Climate Change

Yale’s Environmental Protection Clinic has partnered with Islands First to help small Pacific islands in their quest for action on climate change.
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January 27, 2010

Iceland Tops Rankings in Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy’s 2010 Environmental Performance Index

Iceland leads the world in addressing pollution control and natural resource management challenges, according to the 2010 Environmental Performance Index.
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