Albert Lin

University of California, Davis - School of Law

Assistant Professor

Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall

Davis, CA CA 95616-5201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Does Geoengineering Present a Moral Hazard?

Ecology Law Quarterly, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 410 (102,979)
Citation 6

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geoengineering, climate change, moral hazard, risk compensation

2.

Virtual Consumption: A Second Life for Earth?

Brigham Young University Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 389 (109,421)

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environment, consumption, natural resource, virtual reality, virtual world, Second Life

3.

Size Matters: Regulating Nanotechnology

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 31, 2007, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 90
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Oct 2006
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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The Unifying Role of Harm in Environmental Law

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 3, 2006, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 265 (164,524)
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Beyond Tort: Compensating Victims of Environmental Toxic Injury

Number of pages: 108 Posted: 13 Nov 2004
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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6.

Myths of Environmental Law

Utah Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 149 (275,892)

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environmental law, sustainable development

7.

Making Net Zero Matter

79 Washington and Lee Law Review 679
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2022
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 143 (284,990)

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climate change, net zero emissions, private environmental governance, carbon removal, carbon neutrality, carbon disclosure, ESG, Paris Agreement

8.

Technology Assessment 2.0: Revamping Our Approach to Emerging Technologies

UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 226
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 141 (288,163)
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technology assessment, public participation, environment, technology

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The Missing Pieces of Geoengineering Research Governance

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 434
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2015
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 113 (339,439)
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geoengineering, climate change, climate engineering, technology assessment

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Evangelizing Climate Change

UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 145
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2008
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 109 (347,918)
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climate change, global warming, environment, natural resources, evangelicals, behavior, behavioral change, individuals, values

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President Trump's War on Regulatory Science

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Oct 2018
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 108 (350,106)
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Regulatory Science, Environmental Law, War on Science, Administrative Law

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Erosive Interpretation of Environmental Law in the Supreme Court's 2003-04 Term

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 108 (350,106)
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Deciphering the Chemical Soup: Using Public Nuisance to Compel Chemical Testing

UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 162, Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 955, 2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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environment, chemicals, toxicity, toxic tort, public nuisance, nuisance, chemical testing

14.

Carbon Dioxide Removal after Paris

45 Ecology Law Quarterly 533 (2018)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2022
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 79 (425,400)
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climate change, climate engineering, geoengineering, Paris Agreement, environmental law

15.

Fracking and Federalism: A Comparative Approach to Reconciling National and Subnational Interests in the United States and Spain

Environmental Law, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2014, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 424
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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hydraulic fracturing, fracking, federalism, environmental federalism

16.

Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment as Private Environmental Governance

George Washington Journal of Energy & Environmental Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jan 2018
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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17.

Power to the People: Restoring the Public Voice in Environmental Law

Akron Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 319
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 60 (491,354)

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environment, environmental law, regulation, rulemaking, ombudsman, regulatory contrarian, environmental certification

18.

Herding Cats: Governing Distributed Innovation

96 North Carolina Law Review 945 (2018)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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distributed innovation, sharing economy, DIY biology, governance

19.

Mismatched Regulation: Genetically Modified Mosquitoes and the Coordinated Framework for Biotechnology

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 205, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 36 (604,368)

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biotechnology, Coordinated Framework, risk management, emerging technology

20.

Fig Leaves, Pipe Dreams, and Myopia: Too-Easy Solutions in Environmental Law

University of Colorado Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2021
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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environmental law, ecological fix, greenwashing, risk avoidance, solar geoengineering

21.

Lessons from the Past for Assessing Energy Technologies for the Future

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 1814, 2014, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 397
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Oct 2014
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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22.

Preliminary Injunctive Regulation

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 58 (Forthcoming), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 497
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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administrative law; good cause exception; notice and comment rulemaking; environmental law

23.

Climate Policy Buffers

Yale Journal on Regulation, 2022
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jun 2022
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 28 (654,347)

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climate change, administrative law, Paris Agreement, federalism, Clean Air Act

24.

Uncooperative Environmental Federalism: State Suits Against the Federal Government in an Age of Political Polarization

88 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 890 (2020)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Mar 2021
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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environmental law, state standing, cooperative federalism, federalism

25.

Avoiding Lock-In of Solar Geoengineering

47 N. Ky. L. Rev. 139 (2020), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Mar 2021
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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climate change, geoengineering, solar radiation management, technological lock-in

26.

State Public Nuisance Claims and Climate Change Adaptation

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 36, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jun 2022
Albert Lin and Michael Burger
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
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climate change, public nuisance, climate adaptation, common law

27.

Fixing Net Zero Leakage

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Sep 2022
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 10 (806,529)

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climate change, net zero, private environmental governance, carbon leakage, carbon accounting, ESG

28.

Dodging Public Nuisance

11 UC Irvine L. Rev. 489 (2020), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Mar 2021
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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extraterritoriality, justiciability, political question, tort law, climate change, public nuisance

29.

Geoengineering Governance

Issues in Legal Scholarship, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2009
Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Albert Lin
University of California, Davis - School of Law

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environment, climate change, geoengineering,