Hari M. Osofsky

Penn State Law (University Park)

Dean, Penn State Law and School of International Affairs; Distinguished Professor of Law; Professor of International Affairs; Professor of Geography

Lewis Katz Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Learning from Environmental Justice: A New Model for International Environmental Rights

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 24, p. 71, 2005
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 702 (22,983)
Citation 3

Abstract:

environment, human rights, international, corporate responsibility

2.

Multidimensional Governance and the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Florida Law Review, Vol. 63, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper 11-17
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2014
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 529 (38,353)

Abstract:

BP, Oil Spill, Governance, Environment, Offshore Drilling, New Governance, Federalism, Adaptive Management, Pluralism, New Haven School, Regulation, Intersystemic Governance, Complexity

3.

Hybrid Energy Governance

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 608, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-49
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Hari M. Osofsky and Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
Penn State Law (University Park) and Florida State University - College of Law
Downloads 515 (37,675)

Abstract:

energy, federalism, governance, regional, hybrid, deepwater drilling, hydraulic fracturing, electricity, smart grid, reliability, renewable energy, renewables, grid, oil, natural gas, oil spill, NERC, RTO, legal pluralism, new governance, geography

4.

Dynamic Energy Federalism

72 Maryland Law Review 773 (2013) , Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-44, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 606
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
Hari M. Osofsky and Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
Penn State Law (University Park) and Florida State University - College of Law
Downloads 515 (35,644)

Abstract:

energy, federalism, governance, dynamic federalism, law and geography

5.

The Geography of Climate Change Litigation: Implications for Transnational Regulatory Governance

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 83, pp. 1789, 2005
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 466 (41,392)
Citation 1

Abstract:

International Law, Corporations, Environmental Law, Law and Economics, Climate Change, Energy

6.

Inuit Petition as a Bridge? Beyond Dialectics of Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples' Rights

American Indian Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 675, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 444 (40,874)
Citation 1

Abstract:

indigenous peoples, international law, dialectics, intersystemic governance, human rights, climate change, environment, indian law

7.

Technology Transfer and Climate Change

SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER - A GUIDE TO GLOBAL AID AND TRADE DEVELOPMENT, Jeffrey Atik, Hans Henrik Lidgard, Tu Thanh Nguyen, eds., Kluwer, January 2012, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper 12-55
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2012
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 443 (48,551)

Abstract:

climate change, technology transfer, environmentally sound technology, law and geography, UNFCCC, governance, climate change governance

8.

Climate Change Litigation as Pluralist Legal Dialogue?

Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 26 & Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol 43, p. 181, 2007 (Joint Issue)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 392 (55,432)
Citation 3

Abstract:

climate change, legal pluralism, international law, judicial dialogue, law and geography

9.

The Continuing Importance of Climate Change Litigation

Climate Law, Forthcoming 2010, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-3
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2010
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 386 (50,288)

Abstract:

climate change, litigation, climate change litigation, environmental, international, law and geography, international environmental, transnational

10.

The Scale of Networks? Local Climate Change Coalitions

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 8, 409, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Hari M. Osofsky and Janet Koven Levit
Penn State Law (University Park) and University of Tulsa - College of Law
Downloads 360 (65,081)
Citation 2

Abstract:

climate change, cities, local govenment, international law, geography, pluralism, network, theory, bottom-up

11.

Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Reflections on Litigation Over Oil Extraction and Rights Violations in Nigeria

Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, Vol. 1, No. 2, September 2010, pp. 189–210, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper 12-58,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Abstract:

energy, oil, environmental justice, climate change, law and geography, geography, Shell, Nigeria, litigation, environmental rights, Alien Tort Statute, torts, international law, human rights, settlement

12.

Environmental Justice and the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 20, No. 1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 27 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2014
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13.

Defining Sustainable Development After Earth Summit 2002

Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 111, 2003 (Symposium Issue)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 348 (61,029)
Citation 1

Abstract:

international, environment, sustainable development

14.

Is Climate Change 'International'? Litigation's Diagonal Regulatory Role

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2009, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2008-42
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2009
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 346 (54,799)

Abstract:

climate change, international law, treaties, litigation, regulation, local government, federalism, diagonal, environmental, international environmental, transnational legal process, law and geography, network theory, new governance

15.

The Geography of Climate Change Litigation Part II: Narratives of Massachusetts v. EPA

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 8, 573, 2008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2008
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Citation 2

Abstract:

climate change, legal pluralism, international law, judicial dialogue, law and geography, international legal theory

16.

Suburban Climate Change Efforts: Possibilities for Small and Nimble Cities Participating in State, Regional, National, and International Networks

22 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 35 (2012), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-53
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Abstract:

cities, suburbs, climate change, local climate change, urban climate change, suburban climate change, multi-level governance, climate change, UNFCCC, networks, Minnesota, Twin Cities, region, metroregional governance, metropolitan, climate change governance

17.

The Intersection of Scale, Science, and Law in Massachusetts v. EPA

Oregon Review of International Law, Vol. 9, 2007, ADJUDICATING CLIMATE CHANGE: SUB-NATIONAL, NATIONAL, AND SUPRA-NATIONAL APPROACHES, William C.G. Burns, Hari M. Osofsky, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Abstract:

massachusetts v. epa, climate change, international law, federalism, scale, science, regulation, geography, law and society, sociolegal, environmental law

18.

Diagonal Federalism and Climate Change: Implications for the Obama Administration

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 2, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-16
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2011
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Abstract:

climate change, federalism, environment, scale, motor vehicles, transportation, EPA, greenhouse gases, emissions regulation, global warming, ARRA, recovery act

19.

Local Approaches to Transnational Corporate Responsibility: Mapping the Role of Subnational Climate Change Litigation

Global Business & Development Law Journal, Vol. 20, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Apr 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Abstract:

business, environment, corporate responsbility, state courts, geography, international, climate change, litigation

20.

A Law and Geography Perspective on the New Haven School

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 32, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

international law, new haven school, pluralism, legal history, intellectual history, interdisciplinarity

21.

Climate Change Legislation in Context

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 102, No. 245, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

climate change, legislation, Congress, statutes, transnational, international environmental law, environmental law, regulatory governance

22.

The Future of Environmental Law and Complexities of Scale: Federalism Experiments with the Climate Change Under the Clean Air Act

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Dec 2009
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 142 (163,515)

Abstract:

climate change, clean air act, environment, legislation, Massachusetts v. EPA, state waiver

23.

The Geography of Justice Wormholes: Dilemmas from Property and Criminal Law

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 53, 2008
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2008
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

enemy combatant, Padilla, Dann, indigenous peoples, civil rights, human rights, war on terror, justice, geography, interdisciplinary

24.

International Law Association - Washington Conference (2014): Legal Principles Relating to Climate Change

Report of the International Law Association's Committee on Legal Principles Relating to Climate Change (Washington, 2014)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
Centre for Policy Research, Melbourne Law School, Independent, Legal Response Initiative, Kobe University, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, BurlesonInstitute.org, University of Denver, Sophia University - Faculty of Law, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Penn State Law (University Park), Ryukoku University, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, University of Groningen - Faculty of Law, University of Lincoln (UK), University of Copenhagen, University of Johannesburg and Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
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Abstract:

International Climate Change Law, Principles

25.

Energy Partisanship

65 Emory Law Journal 695 (2016)., Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-56
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Hari M. Osofsky and Jacqueline Peel
Penn State Law (University Park) and Melbourne Law School
Downloads 125 (112,711)

Abstract:

energy, climate change, politics, media, new media, partisan, public opinion, cultural cognition, law and psychology, economic development, disaster, local, litigation, corporations

26.

A Right to Frozen Water? The Institutional Spaces for Supranational Climate Change Petitions

PROGRESS IN INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: CONFRONTING THE 21ST CENTURY, Rebecca Bratspies, Russell Miller, eds., Martinus Nijhoff, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 May 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 121 (190,551)

Abstract:

international, climate change, litigation, water

27.

Sue to Adapt?

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming 2015, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-50
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Jacqueline Peel and Hari M. Osofsky
Melbourne Law School and Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 82 (151,419)

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climate change, adaptation, litigation, comparative law, resiliency, adapt, coastal, land use, property, local, takings, insurance, endangered species, torts, energy, electricity, grid, sewage, sand dunes, oceans

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Scaling 'Local': The Implications of Greenhouse Gas Regulation in San Bernardino County

Michigan Journal of International Law, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
Downloads 75 (253,360)

Abstract:

climate change, climate change litigation, san bernardino, local government, county, law and geography, geography, california, place, space, scale, environmental law, international environmental law, transnational, international, regulation, property, land use, planning, local

29.

The Role of Litigation in Multilevel Climate Change Governance: Possibilities for a Lower Carbon Future?

30 Environmental and Planning Law Journal 303 (2013) , Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-55
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Hari M. Osofsky and Jacqueline Peel
Penn State Law (University Park) and Melbourne Law School
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climate change, litigation, multi-level governance, polycentric governance, regulation, comparative law

30.

Fostering Diagonal Regulatory Initiatives

RECALIBRATING THE LAW OF HUMANS WITH THE LAWS OF NATURE: CLIMATE CHANGE, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTICE, p. 80, Burns H. Weston and Tracy Bach, eds., Climate Legacy Initiative, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Abstract:

climate change, regulation, diagonal, federalism, obama, environmental law

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The Geography of the CEC's Citizen Submissions Process: Mapping the State-Corporate Regulatory Dynamic Regulatory Dynamic

Michigan State University College of Law Journal of International Law, Vol. 14, p. 463, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 May 2007
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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32.

Rethinking the Geography of Local Climate Action: Multi-Level Network Participation in Metropolitan Regions

2015 UTAH L. REV. 173, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-51
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Abstract:

climate change, urban, local, metropolitan, regional, polycentric, suburban, networks, law and geography

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The Geography of Solving Global Environmental Problems: Reflections on Polycentric Efforts to Address Climate Change

58 New York Law School Law Review 777 (2013-14), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-54
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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climate change, local, cities, urban, networks, metropolitan, suburbs, polycentric governance, multi-level governance, international law

34.

Litigation's Regulatory Pathways and the Administrative State: Lessons from U.S. And Australian Climate Change Governance

25 Georgetown International Environmental Law Review 207 (2013) , Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-52
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Hari M. Osofsky and Jacqueline Peel
Penn State Law (University Park) and Melbourne Law School
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climate change, litigation, multi-level governance, energy, comparative law, Australia regulation, administrative

35.

Complex Value Choices at the Environment-Energy Interface

3 Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law 261 (2014), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-53
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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energy, environment, risk, technology, ethics, value, technology, hydraulic fracturing, deepwater drilling, climate change, multi-level governance

36.

AEP v. Connecticut's Implications for the Future of Climate Change Litigation

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 121, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Hari M. Osofsky
Penn State Law (University Park)
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Abstract:

climate change, litigation, energy, supreme court, law and science, role of courts, regulation, administrative law

37.

Keeping Good Company in the Transition to a Low Carbon Economy? An Evaluation of Climate Risk Disclosure Practices in Australia.

1 C&SLJ 1
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School, Melbourne Law School, Penn State Law (University Park) and University of Minnesota Law School
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climate change, carbon risk, disclosure, Australian regulations, Paris Agreement

38.

Arctic Energy Cooperation

49 UC Davis Law Review 1431 (2016), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-04
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Penn State Law (University Park), University of Toronto - Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, School of Law, Students
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Arctic, energy law, offshore drilling, oil and gas, environmental law, international law, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Arctic Council, hybrid, governance, regulation, climate change

39.

Regional Energy Governance and U.S. Carbon Emissions

43 Ecology Law Quarterly 143 (2016), FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-22, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 777, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-39
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 25 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Hannah Jacobs Wiseman and Hari M. Osofsky
Florida State University - College of Law and Penn State Law (University Park)
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Clean Power Plan, climate, climate change, carbon, GHGs, greenhouse gas, Clean Air Act, regional, regional governance, trading, carbon trading, best system of emission reduction, BSER, federalism, Environmental Protection Agency, regional transmission operators, balancing authorities

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Climate Change Litigation's Regulatory Pathways: A Comparative Analysis of the United States and Australia

Law & Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 3, pp. 150-183, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jun 2013
Jacqueline Peel and Hari M. Osofsky
Melbourne Law School and Penn State Law (University Park)
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