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Rising Above the Rhetoric: ELI's Take on the 2016 Presidential Election

November 11, 2016

Washington, D.C.: Here at the Environmental Law Institute, we have started getting questions about the meaning of the election for environmental protection, and, in particular, for environmental...

Top UN Official: Environmental Protection in War More Urgent Than Ever

November 3, 2016

Ambassador Marie G. Jacobsson Honored at Fourth Annual Al-Moumin Award and Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding


A Post-Animal Bioeconomy: Environmental Law Institute and New Harvest to Explore Public Reactions to Cellular Agriculture

November 2, 2016

(Washington, DC; New York, NY) –  The Environmental Law institute (ELI) and New Harvest announced today the launch of a new project to explore public perceptions and attitudes towards the...

ELI Launches Project to Study the Energy and Environmental Implications of the Sharing Economy

October 19, 2016

Washington, DC –  The Environmental Law institute (ELI) announced today the launch of a new project to explore the energy and environmental implications of the sharing economy, with support...

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

October 18, 2016

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...