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American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources


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Contents: Introduction / Bruce Babbitt -- PART I : REFLECTIONS ON NATURAL RESOURCES LAW AND POLICY: Historical evolution and future of natural resources law and policy / Sally Fairfax, Helen M. Ingram, Leigh Raymond -- Ethical perspectives on resources law and policy : global warming and our common future / Sarah Krakoff -- Why care about the polar bear? : economic analysis of natural resources law and policy / Lisa Heinzerling -- The growing influence of tort and property law on natural resources law : case studies of coalbed methane development and geologic carbon sequestration / Alexandra B. Klass -- Better ways to work together / Eric T. Freyfogle -- Constitutional law and the future of natural resource protection / James R. May -- The federalism dynamic in natural resources law / Robert L. Fischman -- PART II : THE EVOLUTION OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Embracing a civic republican tradition in natural resources decision-making / Mark Squillace -- Inventorying the public lands : why naming and labeling matter in natural resources law and management / James Rasband -- Saving special places : trends and challenges for protecting public lands / Robert B. Keiter -- Dam building and removal on the Elwha : a prototype of adaptive mismanagement and a tribal opportunity / William H. Rodgers, Jr. -- The future public law of private ecosystems : merging a mantra, a metric, and a method / J. B. Ruhl -- Water law and management : an urbanizing and greener West copes with new challenges / David H. Getches, A. Dan Tarlock -- The future of mineral development on federal lands / John D. Leshy -- The future of America's forests and grasslands : globalization, crowded landscapes, change, and the National Environmental Policy Act / Federico Cheever

The Evolution of Natural Resources Law and Policy