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ELI Creates Model Law for Implementing Nationally Determined Contributions Under the Paris Agreement

Washington, DC: The Paris Agreement, with its goal of limiting the rise in global temperature to 2°C relative to pre-industrial times, will go into effect November 4th. To support the progress of those countries that are serious about meeting their Paris Climate Agreement goals, the Environmental Law Institute drafted a straightforward model frameworkfor a national-level, climate change law, taking the Paris Agreement as its starting point. 


Nomination Period Opens for 2017 National Wetlands Awards

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute announces the opening of the nomination period for the 28th Annual National Wetlands Awards. The National Wetlands Awards program honors individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the conservation and restoration of our nation’s wetlands. The deadline for submitting a nomination for next year’s awards is November 21, 2016.


The ELI Leadership Council Welcomes New California Members

The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to welcome four new members to its Leadership Council; Joshua Bloom, Lily Chinn, Robert “Buzz” Hines, and Kevin Poloncarz.