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Alejandro Camacho

Chancellor's Professor of Law

Alejandro Camacho | October 7, 2009

Boxer-Kerry Centralizes Procedures for Adaptation But Lacks Substantive Guidance

This post is the sixth in a series from CPR Member Scholars examining different aspects of the Boxer-Kerry bill on climate change, which was released September 30. Though the Boxer-Kerry bill’s take on climate change adaptation is similar to the approach adopted by the House of Representatives through the American Clean Energy and Security Act […]

Alejandro Camacho | September 18, 2009

Interior’s Initiative on Adaptation Will Need to Overcome a Legacy of Inaction

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar signed a secretarial order on Monday establishing a new department-wide strategy for gathering data and developing management options to help managers cope with the effects of climate change on resources governed by the Interior Department. The order seeks to initiate three components: A “Climate Change Response Council” to coordinate […]

Alejandro Camacho | May 5, 2009

Tweaking the Climate Change Adaptation Proposal

On Thursday, Rep. Raul Grijalva introduced HR 2192, a bill on adapting to the impacts of climate change. The law would establish a “Natural Resources Climate Change Adaptation Panel” that would create a plan for several federal agencies to anticipate and seek to mitigate the effects of a changed planet. The bill is very similar […]