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Environmental Law & Policy eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 28 May 2017

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1 9,838 The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change
Dan M. Kahan, Maggie Wittlin, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
2 7,207 Cultural Cognition as a Conception of the Cultural Theory of Risk
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
3 5,865 Combating Global Climate Change: Why a Carbon Tax is a Better Response to Global Warming than Cap and Trade
Reuven S. Avi-Yonah and David M. Uhlmann
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Jan 2009
Last Revised: 2 Dec 2013
4 5,767 Understanding and Developing Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility
Peter A. Heslin and Jenna D. Ochoa
UNSW Australia and Corporate Relief Pharmacist
Date posted to database: 21 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2009
5 4,717 Grocery Bag Bans and Foodborne Illness
Jonathan Klick and Joshua D. Wright
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Date posted to database: 4 Jan 2013
Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
6 4,613 The Second National Risk and Culture Study: Making Sense of - and Making Progress In - The American Culture War of Fact
Dan M. Kahan, Donald Braman, Paul Slovic, John Gastil and Geoffrey L. Cohen
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Decision Research, Pennsylvania State University and University of Colorado - Department of Psychology
Date posted to database: 26 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
7 4,318 Cognition and Cost-Benefit Analysis
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Oct 1999
Last Revised: 14 Nov 1999
8 3,788 Fixing the Communications Failure
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
9 3,602 The Real World of Cost-Benefit Analysis: Thirty-Six Questions (and Almost as Many Answers)
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2013
Last Revised: 6 Jun 2013
10 3,577 Sustainability, Accountability and Corporate Governance: Exploring Multinationals' Reporting Practices
Ans Kolk
University of Amsterdam Business School
Date posted to database: 2 May 2006
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
29 Mar 2017 through 28 May 2017

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1 658 Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments
Mark Stephen Squillace, Eric Biber, Nicholas S. Bryner and Sean B. Hecht
University of Colorado Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, UCLA School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 May 2017
Last Revised: 20 May 2017
2 88 From Smokes to Smokestacks: Lessons from Tobacco for the Future of Climate Change Liability
Martin Olszynski, Sharon Mascher and Meinhard Doelle
University of Calgary - Faculty of Law, Law, University of Calgary and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 25 Apr 2017
3 72 Regulation by Database
Nathan Cortez
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 11 May 2017
4 57 Testimony Regarding ESA Consultation Impediments to Economic and Infrastructure Development to the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Jonathan Wood
Pacific Legal Foundation
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017
5 49 Litigating Nonhuman Animal Legal Personhood: Amicus Curiae Brief in Nonhuman Rights Project, Inc. v. Lavery
Richard L. Cupp
Pepperdine University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
6 46 Explaining Environmental Information Disclosure in China
Alex Wang
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 27 Apr 2017
7 44 The Long Environmental Justice Movement
Jedediah S. Purdy
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 10 May 2017
Last Revised: 10 May 2017
8 40 Agency Motivations in Exercising Discretion
David L. Markell
Florida State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2017
9 40 EA Expert Panel Report: Reflections on Canada's Proposed Next Generation Assessment Process
Meinhard Doelle and A. John Sinclair
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Manitoba - Natural Resources Institute
Date posted to database: 27 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 27 Apr 2017
10 40 Advisory Nonpreemption
Sarah E. Light
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School - Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department
Date posted to database: 27 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 27 Apr 2017





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