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The Environmental Law Institute is widely respected as “a nonpartisan organization specializing in legal analysis and not known for taking sides in political fights,” as the New York Times has noted. When members of the media, private bar, government, business, and public interest organizations seek expert information on environmental law and policy, they turn to ELI.

New Report Examines the Federal-State Dynamic of Environmental Law and Policy

October 22, 2018

(Washington, D.C.): While many environmental law and policy experts support giving states with demonstrated capabilities greater independence and flexibility in running delegated...

ELI Identifies “Novel Entities” and Their Relevance to the Global Environment Facility

August 8, 2018

(Washington, D.C.): We inhabit a world characterized by rapid transformation in the shape of technological advance, globalization, and environmental change.

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., to Speak at 2018 ELI Environmental Achievement Award Dinner

July 25, 2018

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce that Eric Holder, the 82nd U.S. Attorney General, will be speaking at this year’s Environmental...

Blockchains: Environmental Hype or Hope?

July 9, 2018

Washington, DC: The hype around blockchains—the programming protocol originally created for the Bitcoin—is bidirectional, ranging from apocalyptic predictions of bitcoin energy use...