The lecture describes the Clean Air Act and the way the federal government measures air quality as well as improvements in air quality. Professor Wargo reviews challenges in regulating air quality, reasons for lack of adequate enforcement, and app...
This lecture includes matters of Environmental Law and Policy in terms of Risk Assessment and Management, Series of lectures part 12 of 28.
Property Rights and Public Lands Management - Environmental Politics and Law - John Wargo - Lecture 18 of 24
The lecture centers on public lands management and the effect of property rights on sustainable resource management. Property rights create a complex set of relationships that complicate effective environmental management. Popular conceptions of w...
The lecture begins a discussion of present and future energy demands and the ways in which we invest in different forms of energy by focusing on nuclear energy use globally.
Energy Efficiency - Demand Side Management - Energy Regulations and Environment - Steve Weissman - Lecture 9 of 15
The video is about constituents of energy efficiency, demand response, and the institutional options for delivery of energy efficiency. Series of lectures part 9 of 15.
Managing Coastal Resources in an Era of Climate Change - Environmental Politics and Law - John Wargo - Lecture 20 of 24
The lecture reviews the legal and economic strategies that can be used to manage coastal development. Over half of the United States population lives in coastal areas and will be affected by sea level rise and more intense storms.
Historical and Theoretical Background - Cooperative Federalism - Environmental Law and Policy - Holly Doremus - Lecture 26 of 28
The video is about topics related to Environmental Law and Policy also about Historical and Theoretical Background of Cooperative Federalism, Series of lectures part 26 of 28.
The lecture addresses the issue of takings and when the government has the right to seize private property for the public good. The government is required to compensate property owners in some circumstances.
This video is about constituents of examples of cases defining the limits of regulatory power, and a rate design exercise that we will discuss in class. Series of lectures part 4 of 15.
The change from smaller, more diverse farms to larger single-crop farms in the US has led to greater reliance on pesticides for pest management. Other changes as the US food system becomes more commercialized include: increased use of additives, h...