San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law

The San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law serves as a foundation for continued dialogue and development of the rapidly emerging legal issues related to climate change and energy. The journal delves into topics such as insurance claims related to climate change, law and economics associated with cap-and-trade greenhouse gas markets, new energy policy of the carbon-constrained world, legal implications of trans-border air and water pollution, and effects of climate change on endangered species law.

The first issue of the San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law was published December 2009. If you are interested in receiving a copy, please contact Brigid Bennett. The cost for an annual subscription is $27.

The San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law is also announcing the Sixth Annual Climate & Energy Law Symposium to be held on Friday, November 7, 2014, 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. in the Mother Rosalie Hill Hall Warren Auditorium. For more information, please contact Kassandra Castillo at


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Articles in Volume 5
A Climate Change Lens on the Dormant Commerce Clause, Lifecycle GHG Taxes, and In-State RPSS Requirements
Michael Barsa & David A. Dana
Carbonite Legal Conflict in California
Steven Ferrey
Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Lessons from the California Lawsuits
Alice Kaswan
Electric Power Resource "Shuffling" and Subnational Carbon Regulation: Looking Upstream for a Solution
Jim Rossi & Andrew J.D. Smith
Energy Policy, Extraterritoriality, and the Dormant Commerce Clause
Alexandra B. Klass & Elizabeth Henley
She Sells Seawalls Down by the Seashore
Tricia Lee
The Lacey Act Amendments of 2008: The World's First Ban on Illegal Logging Combats Deforestation But Gets Stumped by Foreign Laws
Yijin J. Lee


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