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January 20, 2016
Sabin’s essay examines how President Jimmy Carter and his policy advisors sought to balance regulation to protect health and the environment with regulatory reform that...
November 15, 2015
Fledgling public interest environmental law firms achieved landmark victories in the 1970s that helped define the early successes of the modern environmental movement. They...
September 8, 2015
In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth century, and reveals the risks that we...
July 16, 2015
M. Sigl, M. Winstrup, J. R. McConnell, K. C. Welten, G. Plunkett, F. Ludlow, U. Büntgen, M. Caffee, N. Chellman, D. Dahl-Jensen, H. Fischer, S. Kipfstuhl, C. Kostick, O. J....
April 18, 2015
Yale Environmental History hosted its fifth annual environmental conference on April 18, 2015, “New Perspectives in Environmental History.” 
April 1, 2015
Alan Mikhail, “Ottoman Iceland: A Climate History,” Environmental History (2015) 20(2): 262-284.   Abstract: In June 1783, the Laki volcanic fissure began erupting in Iceland...
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January 18, 2015
The diverse cultures of the Caribbean have been shaped as much by hurricanes as they have by diplomacy, commerce, or the legacy of colonial rule. In this panoramic work of...

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