The Pursuit of Justice in Environmental and Energy Law

The Pursuit of Justice in Environmental and Energy Law

This past year GW Law celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of its Environmental and Energy Program which seeks to provide the next generation of environmental and energy lawyers with tools to deal with challenges facing the environment and its inhabitants....
Single-Use Plastics & the Law

Single-Use Plastics & the Law

We’re as excited about taking care of the environment here at GW Law as we are about the 50th anniversary of our International Environmental Law program!  Our latest display, “Single-Use Plastics & the Law,” explores the impact of single-use...
Rachel Carson and the Birth of the EPA

Rachel Carson and the Birth of the EPA

To celebrate GW’s Environmental Law Program’s 50th anniversary, the law library’s current display recognizes Rachel Carson’s influence on the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, and environmental policy in the United States at large. Rachel Carson...
The Paris Climate Change Agreement

The Paris Climate Change Agreement

On October 5, 2016, the threshold for entry into force of the Paris Agreement was achieved. The Paris Agreement will enter into force on 4 November 2016. The Paris Agreement was adopted on December 12, 2015 at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties...
Paris Agreement Signing on Earth Day, April 22

Paris Agreement Signing on Earth Day, April 22

This Friday, April 22, in celebration of Earth Day, leaders from around the world will gather in New York at the United Nations to sign the Paris Agreement. The signing ceremony takes place on the first day that the Agreement will be open for signatures and marks the...