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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 Online “Inventory of Blockchains” Tracks Emerging Applications for the Environment

March 27, 2019

Washington, D.C.—The hype around blockchains—the programming protocol originally created for the Bitcoin—is bidirectional, ranging from apocalyptic predictions of bitcoin energy use that will “...

New Book Arms Policymakers, Lawyers, Private Sector With Tools to Combat Climate Change in the United States

March 19, 2019

Washington, D.C.: With Democrats and Republicans arguing over the virtues and pitfalls of a Green New Deal, and with President Trump’s latest budget proposal cutting many environment- and energy-...

Environmental Law Institute Offers Special Programming This March in Celebration of its 50th Year

March 4, 2019

Washington, DC:  December 22, 2019, will mark the 50th Anniversary of the Environmental Law Institute. Throughout the year, ELI will hold...

Environmental Law Institute Welcomes Eight New Members to Its Leadership Council

February 12, 2019

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce the newest members of its Leadership Council: Tommy P. Beaudreau; Kimberly Leue Bick...

Environmental Law Institute Offers Special Programming in Celebration of its 50th Year

February 7, 2019

(Washington, DC): December 22, 2019, will mark the 50th Anniversary of the Environmental Law Institute. While ELI’s official birthday is still 11 months away, ELI will celebrate...