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Michael Vandenbergh named 2022 Carnegie Fellow to tackle polarization and climate change

Apr. 27, 2022—Vandenbergh's award of $200,000 will support his research into overcoming political polarization to address the causes of climate change and the issues it is creating. He is one of 28 Andrew Carnegie Fellows selected for the 2022 cohort.

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J.B. Ruhl explains how decades-old environmental laws are hampering new “green” infrastructure in NPR interview

Apr. 7, 2022—In an interview with NPR's Planet Money, environmental regulation expert J.B. Ruhl explains how laws like the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act, written in the 1970s, are now getting in the way of new green infrastructure development to help address climate change.

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Philip Morel, Class of 2021, Law Clerk, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Mar. 24, 2022—As a law clerk at FERC, Philip Morel works at the intersection of law and energy policy. He joined FERC's Office of Administrative Law Judges as a clerk after graduation.

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Kevin Stack and Michael Vandenbergh receive Levin Center’s 2021 Excellence in Oversight Research Award for their paper, “Oversight Riders”

Jan. 7, 2022—The paper, published in the Notre Dame Law Review, proposes a strategy designed to improve congressional oversight by creating new incentives for compliance with congressional subpoenas.

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Renewed focus on climate change: NewsChannel 5 coverage of Michael Vandenbergh’s strategies for tackling climate change

Jun. 7, 2021—Vandenbergh, who directs the Climate Change Research Network, was interviewed by NewsChannel5 discussing the renewed focus on tackling climate change and reducing greenhouse gasses by 2030.

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