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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 6 Dec 2016

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1 1,658 Environmental Pollution: Its Effects on Life and Its Remedies
Mashhood Ahmad Khan and Arsalan Mujahid Ghouri
Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences and Iqra University
Date posted to database: 8 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2012
2 1,652 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
3 1,558 What is the 'Science of Science Communication'?
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jan 2016
4 1,472 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
5 1,370 Mapping the New Commons
Charlotte Hess
Syracuse University Library
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2009
6 1,325 The Ecological Advantages of Nuclear Power
Fred Bosselman
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 18 Dec 2009
Last Revised: 25 Dec 2013
7 1,287 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
8 1,227 'Stationarity is Dead' - Long Live Transformation: Five Principles for Climate Change Adaptation Law
Robin Kundis Craig
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 8 May 2013
9 1,175 Natural Resources: Curse or Blessing?
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2010
Last Revised: 9 Nov 2013
10 1,165 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
7 Oct 2016 through 6 Dec 2016

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1 37 Wrongful Benefit & Arctic Drilling
Nicolas Cornell and Sarah E. Light
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department and University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School - Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department
Date posted to database: 8 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 8 Oct 2016
2 36 Still Crying Out for a 'Major Overhaul' after All These Years — Salmon and the Fourth Failed Biological Opinion on Columbia Basin Hydroelectric Operations
Michael C. Blumm, Juliane Fry and Olivier Jamin
Lewis & Clark Law School, Reed College and Lewis & Clark College, Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2016
3 31 The Fragile Menagerie: Biodiversity Loss, Climate Change, and the Law
James Ming Chen
Michigan State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 9 Nov 2016
4 29 The WTO, Natural Resources, Trade, and Sustainable Development: Commentaries on Recent Trends in International Economic Law
Alejandro Gonzalez Arreaza
KU Leuven, Institute for International Law
Date posted to database: 30 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
5 27 A Comparative Analysis of the Public Trust Doctrine for Managing Water in the United States and India
Melissa K. Scanlan
Vermont Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 10 Nov 2016
6 26 Takings, Torts, and Background Principles
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 14 Nov 2016
7 21 Monitoring the Progressive Realization of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: Frontier Analysis as a Basis to Enhance Human Rights Accountability
Benjamin Mason Meier, Ryan Cronk, Jeanne Luh, Catarina de Albuquerque and Jamie Bartram
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Date posted to database: 13 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 15 Oct 2016
8 19 Incomplete Integration: Water, Drought, and Electricity Planning in the West
Lincoln L. Davies and Victoria Luman
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
9 18 A 'Cost-Benefit State'? Reports of Its Birth Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2016
10 17 Urban Lake Governance and Development in the Philippines: The Case of Sampaloc Lake, San Pablo City
Bing Baltazar C. Brillo
University of the Philippines Los Banos
Date posted to database: 6 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 12 Oct 2016





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