Monthly Archives: April 2012

New Clinic Publication on Climate Adaptation and Insurance

In April 2012, the Environmental Law & Policy Clinic issued a white paper entitled Municipal Climate Change Adaptation and the Insurance Industry, which examines the ways in which coastal communities can work with the insurance industry to promote climate adaptation.  This white paper features the work of Clinic students Richard Lou (Harvard Business School) and […]

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Justice John Paul Stevens receives inaugural Horizon Award

On April 25, 2012, ELP was honored to award retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the author of seminal environmental law decisions including Chevron v. NRDC and Massachusetts v. EPA, with its first ever Horizon Award for achievement in environmental law and policy. After remarks by HLS Dean Martha Minow and Professor Lazarus before […]

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Clinic Files Amicus Brief in Case Challenging Unlimited Deregulation of Genetically Modified Alfalfa

On April 23, 2012, the Clinic filed an amicus brief on behalf of organic farmers, producers of organic foods, and organic advocacy organizations in a Ninth Circuit case, Center for Food Safety v. Vilsack, involving a challenge to the Department of Agriculture’s decision to allow the unrestricted use of Roundup-Ready alfalfa (RRA).  In the brief, […]

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