J. B. Ruhl

Vanderbilt University - Law School

David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair in Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

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1.

Farms, Their Environmental Harms, and Environmental Law

Ecology Law Quarterly, May 2000
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 22 Nov 1999 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Climate Change Adaptation and the Structural Transformation of Environmental Law

Environmental Law, Vol. 40, p. 343, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The Effects of Wetland Mitigation Banking on People

National Wetlands Newsletter, Vol 28, No. 2, 2006, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Climate Change and the Endangered Species Act: Building Bridges to the No-Analog Future

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 1, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 275, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 07-18
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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climate change, endangered species, agency discretion, ecosystems

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Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Legal Complexity

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 101:191, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-1
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
J. B. Ruhl and Daniel Martin Katz
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law
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Tax code, Complexity science, Legal complexity

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Thinking of Environmental Law as a Complex Adaptive System: How to Clean Up the Environment by Making a Mess of Environmental Law

Houston Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 4, 1997, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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An Empirical Survey of Climate Change Litigation in the United States

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 433, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 10-5
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
David L. Markell and J. B. Ruhl
Florida State University - College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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climate change lawsuits, litigation, NEPA, climate change

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The Fitness of Law: Using Complexity Theory to Describe the Evolution of Law and Society and its Practical Meaning for Democracy

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 49, 1996, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Regulating Business Innovation as Policy Disruption: From the Model T to Airbnb

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol.70:5:nnn, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-24, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-18
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School - Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Business Innovation; Disruptive Innovation; Policy Disruption

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Integrating Ecosystem Services into Environmental Law: A Case Study of Wetlands Mitigation Banking

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 20, 2001, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl and R. Juge Gregg
Vanderbilt University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Currencies and the Commodification of Environmental Law

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 53, 2001-2002, FSU College of Law, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 05
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 31 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
James E. Salzman and J. B. Ruhl
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Currencies and the Commodification of Environmental Law

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 53
Posted: 31 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
James E. Salzman and J. B. Ruhl
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Vanderbilt University - Law School

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trading markets, wetlands, ecosystem services, nonfungibilities, currencies

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Law's Complexity - A Primer

Georgia State University Law Review Symposium Issue, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 313
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Regulation by Adaptive Management - is it Possible?

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 7, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-19, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 May 2005 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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General Design Principles for Resilience and Adaptive Capacity in Legal Systems: Applications to Climate Change Adaptation Law

North Carolina Law Review, 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 464
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2013
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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An Empirical Assessment of Climate Change in the Courts: A New Jurisprudence or Business as Usual?

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 483
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 19 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2013
David L. Markell and J. B. Ruhl
Florida State University - College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Sustainable Development: A Five-Dimensional Algorithm for Environmental Law

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 18, 1999
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Designing Administrative Law for Adaptive Management

67 Vanderbilt Law Review 1 (2014), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-6, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
Robin Kundis Craig and J. B. Ruhl
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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adaptive management, administrative law, administrative procedure

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The Law and Policy Beginnings of Ecosystem Services

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2007, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 290
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Nov 2007
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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The Case of the Speluncean Polluters: Six Themes of Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Environmental Law, Vol. 27, 1997, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Ecosystem Services, Ecosystem Resilience, and Resilience of Ecosystem Management Policy

Resilience and Law, Craig R. Allen & Ahjond S. Garmestani, eds., Columbia University Press, 2013., Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-41
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
J. B. Ruhl and F.S. Chapin III
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Alaska Fairbanks - Institute of Arctic Biology
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ecosystem services, resilience, ecosystem management

Ecosystem Services, Ecosystem Resilience, and Resilience of Ecosystem Management Policy

Ecosystem Services, Ecosystem Resilience, and Resilience of Ecosystem Management Policy, in SOCIAL-ECOLOGICAL RESILIENCE AND LAW 204 (Columbia University Press, Ahjond S. Garmestani and Craig R. Allen eds, 2014), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-38
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Oct 2014
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Alaska Fairbanks
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Ecosystem, Resilience, Management Policy

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Adaptive Management in the Courts

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 411, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2011
J. B. Ruhl and Robert Fischman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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'No Net Loss' - Instrument Choice in Wetlands Protection

MOVING TO MARKETS IN ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION: TWENTY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, Jody Freeman, Charles Kolstad, eds., Oxford University Press, 2005, Duke Science, Technology & Innovation Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Sep 2005
James E. Salzman and J. B. Ruhl
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Wetlands, protection, environmental, law

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The Tragedy of Ecosystem Services

BioScience, Vol. 58, No. 10, p. 969, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 342
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Christopher Lant, J. B. Ruhl and Steven Kraft
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Geography, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Agribusiness Economics
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common law of property, ecosystem services, market failure, natural capital, tragedy of the commons

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Climate Change, Dead Zones, and Massive Problems in the Administrative State: A Guide for Whittling Away

California Law Review, Vol. 98, p. 59, 2010 , FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 321
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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The Permit Power Revisited: The Theory and Practice of Regulatory Permits in the Administrative State

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 64, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-4
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 18 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Eric Biber and J. B. Ruhl
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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regulatory permits; permit power; general permits; climate change; wetlands permits; administrative state; regulatory exemptions

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Climate Change Meets the Law of the Horse

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 62, No. 5, 2013, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-8
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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climate change adaptation, climate justice, resilience, climate vulnerability, stationary

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Adaptive Management for Natural Resources - Inevitable, Impossible, or Both?

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute Proceedings, Vol. 54, Chapter 11, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 343
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Ecosystem Services and the Public Trust Doctrine: Working Change from within

Southeastern Environmental Law Journal, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 217
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Proposal for a Model State Watershed Management Act

Environmental Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2013
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Geography, Heidelberg College Water Quality Laboratory, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Agribusiness Economics, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Anthropology Department and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Geography Department
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Climate Adaptation Law

Climate Adaptation Law, in Global Climate Change and Law 677 (ABA Press, Michael B. Gerrard & Jody Freeman eds., 2nd ed. 2014)., Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Adaptation, Climate Change

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The Battle Over Endangered Species Act Methodology

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 99
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Section 7(a)(1) of the 'New' Endangered Species Act: Rediscovering and Redefining the Untapped Power of Federal Agencies' Duty to Conserve Species

Environmental Law, Vol. 25, p. 1107, 1995, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Agriculture and Ecosystem Services: Strategies for State and Local Governments

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 17, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2014
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Agriculture and Ecosystem Services: Strategies for State and Local Governments

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2008, Breaking the Logjam: Environmental Reform for the New Congress and Administration Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Complexity Theory as a Paradigm for the Dynamical Law-and-Society System: A Wake-Up Call for Legal Reductionism and the Modern Administrative State

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 5, 1996, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Ecosystem Services and the Clean Water Act: Strategies for Fitting New Science into Old Laws

Environmental Law, Vol. 40, p. 1381, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 458
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The Endangered Species Act's Fall from Grace in the Supreme Court

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-29
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2012
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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endangered species, Supreme Court, TVA v Hill, ESA

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The 'Background Principles' of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services - Did Lucas Open Pandora's Box?

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2007
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The Co-Evolution of Sustainable Development and Environmental Justice: Cooperation, then Competition, then Conflict

Duke University Law & Policy Forum, Vol. 9, 1998-1999, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Implementing the New Ecosystem Services Mandate of the Section 404 Compensatory Mitigation Program: A Catalyst for Advancing Science and Policy

Stetson Law Review, Vol. 38, 2009, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
J. B. Ruhl, James E. Salzman and Iris Goodman
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Government of the United States of America - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Downloads 243 (124,083)
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A Summary of Present and Future Climate Adaptation Law

U.S. Global Warming Law, 2d Edition, Michael Gerrard and Jody Freeman, eds., ABA Press, 2013, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-4, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-2
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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climate change adaptation, climate adaptation law, climate adaptation planning

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Making Nuisance Ecological

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The Political Economy of Climate Change Winners

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, 2012, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-30
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2013
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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climate change benefits, climate change winners, climate change adaption, climate change mitigation

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Supply and Demand: Barriers to a New Energy Future

65 Vanderbilt Law Review 1447 (2012), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-44, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-37
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Energy law, environmental law, climate change

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Managing Systemic Risk in Legal Systems

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-1
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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systemic risk, complex adaptive systems, complexity science, robustness, fragility, legal systems

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Working Both (Positivist) Ends Toward a New (Pragmatist) Middle in Environmental Law (Review of Daniel a. Farber, Eco-Pragmatism, 1999)

George Washington Law Review
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Mar 2000
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Water Wars, Eastern Style: Divvying Up the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin

Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, No. 131, 2005, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Beyond Zero-Sum Environmentalism

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 May 2017 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2017
Northeastern University - School of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Albany Law School, University of Colorado Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Drake University Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Oregon State University, College of Business and University of California Hastings College of the Law
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Zero Sum, Environmental Law, Rhetoric, Trade Offs

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Harmonizing Commercial Wind Power and the Endangered Species Act through Administrative Reform

Vanderbilt Law Review , Vol 65:6, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-21
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 May 2012 Last Revised: 18 May 2014
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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wind power, renewable energy, Endangered Species Act

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Gaming the Past: The Theory and Practice of Historic Baselines in the Administrative State

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 1, 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 418
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Equitable Apportionment of Ecosystem Services: New Water Law for a New Water Age

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Taking Adaptive Management Seriously for the Endangered Species Act - Lots of Talk, Little Action

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 101
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Background Principles, Takings, and Libertarian Property: A Reply to Professor Huffman

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 37, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 428, Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-12
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Michael C. Blumm and J. B. Ruhl
Lewis & Clark Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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property, nuisance, takings, environmental law, natural resources law

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Governing for Sustainable Coasts: Complexity, Climate Change, and Coastal Ecosystem Protection

Sustainability, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 1361-1388, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
Robin Kundis Craig and J. B. Ruhl
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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sustainable, sustainability, coasts, coastal ecosystems, estuary, adaptive management, place-based management, ecosystem management, market-based, ecosystem services

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The Arrow of the Law in Modern Administrative States: Using Complexity Theory to Reveal the Diminishing Returns and Increasing Risks the Burgeoning of Law Poses to Society

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 30, 1997, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 07 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl and Harold J. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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New Sustainable Governance Institutions for Estuaries and Coasts

TREATISE ON ESTUARINE AND COASTAL SCIENCE, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 386
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
J. B. Ruhl and Robin Kundis Craig
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
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sustainable governance, coasts and estuaries, wateshed managment, adaptive management, public trust doctrine, polluter pays, precautionary principle

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How to Kill Endangered Species, Legally: The Nuts and Bolts of Endangered Species Act 'HCP' Permits for Real Estate Development

Environmental Lawyer, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1999, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Nov 1999 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Ecosystem Services and Federal Public Lands: Start-Up Policy Questions and Research Needs

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 412, Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, 2010 , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2013
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Reconstructing the Wall of Virtue: Maxims for the Co-Evolution of Environmental Law and Environmental Science

Environmental Law, Vol. 37, 2007, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 02 May 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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science and law, environmental law, environmental policy, endangered species

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The Endangered Species Act and Private Property: A Matter of Timing and Location

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 8, 1998-1999, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Who’s Number One?

Environmental Forum, Vol. 26, No. 6, p. 36, November-December 2009, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 409
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
James E. Salzman and J. B. Ruhl
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Thinking of Mediation as a Complex Adaptive System

Brigham Young University Law Review, 1997, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Keeping the Endangered Species Act Relevant

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 322
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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63.

The Production Function of the Regulatory State: How Much Do Agency Budgets Matter?

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 102, p. 695, 2017, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-437, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-21, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-03
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2017
Emory University School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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regulatory production function model, regulatory agency budgets, agency funding, budget cuts, budget analysis, EPA

64.

In Defense of Regulatory Peer Review

FSU College of Law Public Research Paper No. 166, Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 0, 2006
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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regulation; environmental law; administrative law; peer review

65.

Toward a Common Law of Ecosystem Services

St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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66.

Mozart and the Red Queen: The Problem of Regulatory Accretion in the Administrative State

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 91, p. 757, 2003, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 59
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 12 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Downloads 113 (240,324)
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67.

Topic Modeling the President: Conventional and Computational Methods

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-62
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2018
J. B. Ruhl, John Nay and Jonathan M. Gilligan
Vanderbilt University - Law School, New York University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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68.

Prescribing the Right Dose of Peer Review for the Endangered Species Act

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 83, 2004, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 May 2004 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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69.

Environmental Law. Disrupted

Environmental Law Reporter, Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-14
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 15 May 2019
Oregon State University, College of Business, University of California Hastings College of the Law, City University of New York - School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Albany Law School, University of Houston Law Center, University of Colorado Law School, Pace Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Drake University Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Florida State University, College of Law
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70.

Regulatory Exit

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-31
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Downloads 106 (251,392)
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exit strategies, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, regulatory design

71.

Cities, Green Construction, and the Endangered Species Act

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 324
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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72.

A Practical Guide to Habitat Conservation Banking Law and Policy

Natural Resources & Environment, Vol. 20, No.1, 2005, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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73.

Who Needs Congress? An Agenda for Administrative Reform of the Endangered Species Act

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 6, 1997-1998, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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74.

Ecosystem Services and Ecosystem Management-How Good a Fit?

Ecosystem Services and Ecosystem Management-How Good a Fit?, in THE LAWS OF NATURE: REFLECTIONS ON THE EVOLUTION OF ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT LAW AND POLICY 97 (Alcorn Press, Kalyani Robbins, ed. 2013) , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-37
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Oct 2014
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Ecosystem management, natural resources, Grumbine

75.

Panarchy and the Law

Ecology and Society, 17 (3): 31, September 2012, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper 12-42
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2012
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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adaptive management, environmental law, panarchy theory

76.

Agencies Running from Agency Discretion

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 1, 2016, Forthcoming , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-8
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2016
J. B. Ruhl and Kyle Robisch
Vanderbilt University - Law School and US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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Agency discretion, Administrative Agency, ESA, NEPA, Courts, Statutes

77.

In Defense of Ecosystem Services

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 32, No. 306, 2015, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-29
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Oct 2015
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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ecosystem, energy law, environmental law

78.

The Seven Degrees of Relevance: Why Should Real-World Environmental Attorneys Care Now About Sustainable Development Policy?

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Vol. 8, 1997-1998, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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79.

Biodiversity Conservation and the Ever-Expanding Web of Federal Laws Regulating Nonfederal Lands: Time for Something Completely Different?

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 3, 1995, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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80.

Presidential Exit

67 Duke Law Journal 1730 (2018), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-03, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2018
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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81.

The Metrics of Constitutional Amendments: And Why Proposed Environmental Quality Amendments Don't Measure Up

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 74, 1998-1999, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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82.

Sustainable Agriculture: Food for the Future Farmland Stewardship: Can Ecosystems Stand Any More of it?

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 9, 2002, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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83.

Three Questions for Agriculture About the Environment

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2002, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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84.

Harmonizing Distributed Energy and the Endangered Species Act

San Diegao Journal of Climate & Energy Law, Vol. 4 121, 2012-13, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-40
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2013
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Endangered Species Act, renewable energy, distributed energy, cumulative impacts

85.

Malpractice and Environmental Law: Should Environmental Law Specialists be Worried?

Houston Law Review, Vol. 33, 1996, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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86.

Climbing Mount Mitigation: A Proposal for Legislative Suspension of Climate Change ‘Mitigation Litigation’

Washington and Lee Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment, Vol. 1, p. 61, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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87.

Endangered Species Act Innovations in the Post-Babbittonian Era - Are There Any?

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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88.

Judging Adaptive Management Practices of U.S. Agencies

30 Conservation Biology 268-275 (2016), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 336, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-6, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Robert Fischman and J. B. Ruhl
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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adaptation, conservation, planning, administrative law, climate change

89.

The Myth of What is Inevitable Under Ecosystem Management: A Response to Pardy

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 21, 2003-2004, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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90.

The Pardy-Ruhl Dialogue on Ecosystem Management, Part IV: Narrowing and Sharpening the Questions

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 24, 2007, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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91.

A Manifesto for the Radical Middle

Idaho Law Review, Vol. 38, 2001-2002
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2001
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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92.

Does Congress Exist?

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Vol. 30, No. 79, 2015, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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congress, endangered species, environmental law

93.

Is the Endangered Species Act Eco-Pragmatic?

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 87, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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94.

Seeing past the Zero Sum Game in Environmental Policy – Harder Than It Looks

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-18
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Zero Sum Game; Environmental Policy

95.

Amicus Brief on Ecosystem Services in the ACF Equitable Apportionment Proceeding

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Ecosystem Services; ACF; Equitable Apportionment

96.

Implementing the New Ecosystem Services Mandate: A Catalyst for Advancing Science and Policy

National Wetlands Newsletter, Vol. 31, No. 2 (2009)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Aug 2014
J. B. Ruhl, James E. Salzman and Iris Goodman
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Government of the United States of America - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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97.

Adaptive Management for Ecosystem Services at the Wildland-Urban Interface

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 322
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2019
Robin Kundis Craig and J. B. Ruhl
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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adaptive management, ecosystem services, WUI, wildland, wildfire, climate change

98.

New Realities Require New Priorities: Rethinking Sustainable Development Goals in the Anthropocene

Jessica Owley & Keith Hirokawa, eds., Environmental Law Beyond 2020, Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 319
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2019
Robin Kundis Craig and J. B. Ruhl
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Sustainable Development Goals, Anthropocene, climate change, adaptation, nested spheres

99.

Why Environmental Zero-Sum Games are Real

Beyond Zero-Sum Environmentalism (2019); ISBN: 978-1-58576-202-6 , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
J. B. Ruhl and James E. Salzman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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zero-sum game; environmental policy

100.

Transformative Environmental Governance

Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol. 41, pp. 399-423, 2016
Posted: 27 Oct 2016
University of Montana, Government of the United States of America - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Emory University - Department of Environmental Studies, University of Wyoming - School of Environment & Natural Resources, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) - Dept. of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies, University of Louisville - Brandeis School of Law, University of Idaho - College of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Leader of the Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

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