LEAD FEATURE The whole planet depends on the improved health of the Brazilian rainforest, yet there is surprisingly little information on preserving species diversity in the Amazon. That is changing via a unique program that connects local ecosystem health with its global beneficiaries.
With a SIDEBAR from a stakeholder who is a university scientist in the national capital.
CENTERPIECE Climate change will present humanity with a large bill that it must satisfy in order to survive. Yet it is important to remember that the costs are not just financial, not just addressable via creative funding. Suffering on an untold scale will be incalculable.
With a SIDEBAR from a farmer on the front lines, who is paying to combat climate change
COVER STORY The administration is pushing more environmental programs to the states, accelerating a long-term trend of delegation. Meanwhile the White House is cutting back on EPA’s budget. Unfortunately, many states are dramatically downsizing their pollution-control agencies at the same time.
With a SIDEBAR from the Environmental Council of the States
TESTIMONY Fifty years ago, new legislation and an environmental amendment to its state constitution led to the creation of Pennsylvania’s environmental Office of Enforcement, a pathbreaking group that proved highly effective in protecting public health and natural resources.
Climate geoengineering was once the province only of a few radical scientists gaming worst-case scenarios. Today, it is a dynamic and rapidly emerging suite of potential responses to climate change. Indeed, deliberate interference in the atmosphere has become a credible option as a consequence of the catastrophic implications of a warmer world. But what are the legal frameworks governing research into geoengineering — and what is the best policy to manage global deployment?
What's OMB Doing in Soliciting Complaints About Enforcement?
CEQ's New NEPA Rule Serves to Define Away the Role of Science.
The Wheels on the E-Bus Go Round and Round — And Reduce Carbon.
Themes to Consider in Preparing for the Next Global Emergency.
FWS v. Sierra Club Suit Threatens Role of Interagency Consultations.
Coronavirus Outbreak Complicates Regulatory Agenda's Final Stretch.
Data From Expanded Surveillance Shows the Value of Information.
Does Chronic Leakage Undermine International Environmental Aid?
Oliver Houck Reviews the New Film "Dark Waters."
The Toll From Air Pollution Compares to COVID-19.
Colleagues' New Jobs, Promotions, and Achievements.
ELI as Secretariat Convenes Enforcers From 30 Countries.