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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.

Faced With a Changing Climate, New Report Links Inuit Food Sovereignty With Co-Management Strategies

October 12, 2020

(Washington, DC): From thinning ice to rising temperatures to unprecedented wildfires, the Arctic landscape is changing dramatically. Studies indicate that the Arctic is likely to be seasonally...

Cover Articles in The Environmental Forum on the Roberts Supreme Court Scorecard Its Environmental Record and Predict What Justice Ginsburg’s Death Means for the Future of Environmental Protection

October 2, 2020

(Washington, DC): When the U.S. Supreme Court begins its new term Monday morning, it will docket as usual a number of environmental cases—but more than the public generally realizes. That is...

How Green Is the Digital Economy? New Research Sheds Light on Energy and Environmental Impacts of Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Sharing Platforms

September 14, 2020

(Washington, DC): Digital technologies have steadily woven themselves into the global economy, transforming the pace at which we access and process information. According to the Bureau of Economic...

Remembering Stanley Wayne Legro

September 9, 2020

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing our dear friend, longtime board member, and great supporter of ELI, Stan Legro.

New Report Offers Best Practices to Improve Third-Party Compensatory Mitigation Review Process

August 25, 2020

(Washington, D.C.): Healthy wetlands benefit our environment and economy in a number of ways, from providing habitat to wildlife and fisheries, to improving water quality, to offering...