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Affordable Housing Is Climate Friendly Housing 

“States should prohibit local zoning ordinances that bar affordable, climate-friendly housing,” writes Bryn Hines L’24.

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How Will Philadelphia Finance Climate Change? 

Although cities will need $5.4 trillion annually through 2030 to combat climate change, they are currently receiving just 1% of those funds, writes Prof. Bill Burke-White.

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AI & Environmental Concerns 

In an interview with Environmental Innovations Initiative, Prof. Cary Coglianese discusses how artificial intelligence intersects with climate and environmental regulations. 

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Exploring ESG 

In Prof. Lisa M. Fairfax’s trailblazing course, students unpack the history of the ESG movement—and prepare to chart its future.

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Climate Law & Human Rights 

Sheridan Macy L’24 shares her experience working at the intersections of environmental law and human rights.

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AI & Climate Change 

The Penn Program on Regulation launches a series of monthly workshops exploring the connections between artificial intelligence and climate change.

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Combatting Luxury Emissions 

In The Journal, Prof. Shelley Welton argues for addressing “luxury emissions” to ignite a larger cultural shift against excessive carbon emissions.

Biden Vetoes Anti-ESG Resolution 

“Both the congressional resolution and the presidential veto represent a contentious battle,” writes Alexandra Walsh L’24, WG’26 for The Regulatory Review.

Modernizing the Federal Regulatory Process 

At Bloomberg Law, Prof. Cary Coglianese discusses President Biden’s executive order that aims to modernize and strengthen the federal regulatory system.

Sustainable Infrastructure and Energy 

Project Green Swan, co-developed by Mehrnoosh Aryanpour SJD’25, has been named winner of the Lauder Institute’s 2023 Jacobson Global Venture Award.

Grid Reliability Through Clean Energy 

Prof. Shelley Welton’s paper outlining innovative strategies for strengthening grid reliability while accelerating the nation’s transition to a lower-carbon energy system has been award ASU’s Morrison Prize.

The Law of Networks, Platforms, and Utilities 

Prof. Shelley Welton has co-authored a new casebook that encourages using the tools of NPU law to help address some of the most pressing problems of our time.

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