Special Report: Climate & Health Showdown in the Courts

Six environmental rollbacks will cause annual increases of 200 million metric tons of CO2e, costing the public hundreds of billions of dollars and leading to tens of thousands of premature deaths. Read the report here >>

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The non-partisan State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at NYU Law supports state attorneys general in defending and promoting clean energy, climate and environmental laws and policies. 

The Issues In Focus 


In the Media 

Obama’s Deputy Interior Secretary on the Gutting of the Endangered Species ActNew York Magazine, by Matt Stieb. 8/17/2019.

Trump Plans to End Methane Curbs That Oil Companies Want to KeepBloomberg, by Jennifer Dlouhy. 8/14/2019.

U.S. Significantly Weakens Endangered Species ActNew York Times, by Lisa Friedman. 8/12/2019.

Trump Administration Weakens Endangered Species Act Amid Global Extinction CrisisHuffPost, by Chris D'Angelo. 8/12/2019.

Trump Rolls Back Endangered Species ProtectionsThe Hill, by Rebecca Beitsch. 8/12/2019.

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species RegulationsWashington Examiner, by Josh Siegel. 8/12/2019.

Trump Set to Weaken Wildlife Rules During 'Mass Extinction'Energy & Environment News, by Adam Aton. 8/1/2019.

EPA Still Waiting for 2 Big Rulings from D.C. CircuitEnergy & Environment News, by Ellen Gilmer & Sean Reilly. 7/29/2019.

State AGs Say EPA Violated Law with Fuel Efficiency Rollback, The Hill, by Rebecca Beitsch. 7/24/2019.