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Natural Resources Law & Policy eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 2 Jun 2015

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1 1,484 Regulation of Shale Gas Development, Including Hydraulic Fracturing
Hannah Jacobs Wiseman and Francis Gradijan
Florida State University - College of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Nov 2011
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
2 1,384 The Economics of Allowing More Domestic Oil Drilling
Robert W. Hahn and Peter Passell
University of Oxford, Smith School and Milken Institute
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2008
Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
3 1,183 Climate Change, Forests and Federalism: Seeing the Treaty for the Trees
Blake Hudson
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
4 1,135 Federal Constitutions, Global Governance, and the Role of Forests in Regulating Climate Change
Blake Hudson
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Date posted to database: 4 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2012
5 1,036 The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Limits of Civil Liability
Ronen Perry
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Oct 2010
Last Revised: 27 Apr 2014
6 1,030 Mapping the New Commons
Charlotte Hess
Syracuse University Library
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2009
7 1,020 Trade Secrets, Disclosure, and Dissent in a Fracturing Energy Revolution
Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
Florida State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Jan 2011
Last Revised: 12 Nov 2014
8 1,004 Natural Resources: Curse or Blessing?
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2010
Last Revised: 9 Nov 2013
9 979 The Global Food Crisis: Law, Policy, and the Elusive Quest for Justice
Carmen G. Gonzalez
Seattle University School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
10 924 Top-Down Versus Bottom-Up Approaches for Climate Change Negotiations: An Analysis
Rafael Leal-Arcas
Queen Mary University of London - School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2011
Last Revised: 4 Sep 2012

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
3 Apr 2015 through 2 Jun 2015

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1 167 The Validity of Restraints on Alienation in an Oil and Gas Lease
Luke Meier and Rory M. Ryan
Baylor University - Law School and Baylor University - Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 6 May 2015
2 167 When the Shale Gale Hit Ohio: The Failures of the Dormant Mineral Act, Its Heroic Interpretations, and Grave Choices Facing the Supreme Court
Fenner L. Stewart
University of Calgary, Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 11 May 2015
Last Revised: 28 May 2015
3 83 Inter-State Cooperation in Energy Transit
Rafael Leal-Arcas and Andrew Filis
Queen Mary University of London - School of Law and Queen Mary, University of London
Date posted to database: 3 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2015
4 61 State of the World's Wetlands and Their Services to People: A Compilation of Recent Analyses
Royal C. Gardner, Stefano Barchiesi, Coralie Beltrame, C. M. Finlayson, Thomas Galewski, Ian Harrison, Marc Paganini, Christian Perennou, Dave Pritchard, Ake Rosenqvist and Matt Walpole
Stetson University College of Law, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory, Charles Sturt University, Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory, Conservation International, European Space Agency, Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory, DEP Consultants, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and United Nations - Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2015
5 42 The Public Trust Doctrine, Private Water Allocation, and Mono Lake: The Historic Saga of National Audubon Society v. Superior Ct.
Erin Ryan
Lewis & Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 6 May 2015
Last Revised: 6 May 2015
6 41 Social License to Operate: Hydraulic Fracturing-Related Challenges Facing the Oil & Gas Industry
Don C. Smith and Jessica Marie Richards
University of Denver Sturm College of law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2015
7 36 Separated at Birth? Addressing the Twin Global Crises of Biodiversity and Climate Change
Daniel A. Farber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 5 May 2015
8 34 A Market Approach to Regulating the Energy Revolution: Assurance Bonds, Insurance, and the Certain and Uncertain Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing
David A. Dana and Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
Northwestern University - School of Law and Florida State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 5 May 2015
Last Revised: 13 May 2015
9 57 Governance and Uncertainty
Justin R. Pidot
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 6 May 2015
10 35 Demand Offsets: Water Neutral Development in California
Jennifer Harder
Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 9 May 2015





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