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Spring 2023: Comparative and Global Perspectives

Volume 37, Issue 4

In This Issue

NEPA’s Conquest of the World

Tseming Yang

NEPA’s spread across the globe has made it one the most successful American legal exports, shaping not only foreign legal systems but also international environmental law.

May 12, 2023 14 min read

Greening Human Rights

Emily G Bergeron

This article considers how various international conventions, treaties, legislation, litigation, constitutional law, and other legal authorities address the human right to a healthy environment.

May 12, 2023 14 min read


Vantage Point

Madeline June Kass

In familiarizing ourselves with the laws, rules, and principles adopted by other nations, there lies the possibility we can expand our cache of regulatory tools and deepen understanding of our own le…

May 12, 2023 2 min read


Where No EIS Has Gone Before

J.B. Ruhl

The increasing commercialization of outer space has focused debate on whether NEPA applies to agency actions approving those activities. The Supreme Court’s recent articulation of the Major Questions…

May 12, 2023 5 min read