ELI POLICY BRIEF ❧ After a disaster, acquiring flood-ravaged homes and businesses from willing sellers moves people and property out of risky areas and reduces future damage costs. Once acquired, these lots also can be used for a variety of projects, providing recreational and habitat amenities.
ELI PRESS ❧ Complete elimination of fossil fuels may be necessary before the end of the century, and most likely much earlier. A major challenge is finding legal means to achieve that. If done right, these methods will benefit not only the environment but also society.
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW REPORTER ❧ The unmanned aircraft phenomenon is just starting to catch on in the area of environmental monitoring and enforcement. There is immense potential for using drones to maximize an operation’s efficiencies while also reducing its environmental impact.
TESTIMONY ❧ If the environment is destroyed during armed conflict, parties will have trouble maintaining a lasting settlement and achieving sustainable development goals. A UN special rapporteur opines on peacebuilding’s important, overlooked ecological component.
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