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Journals on Environmental Laws

CCLR Special Issue: Emerging Carbon Markets in the Developing World - Trends and Perspectives .With a dedicated special issue, the CCLR addresses this vibrant dynamic, enriching debate with a series of conceptual articles and case studies highlighting lessons learned with existing trading systems, the role of market readiness and capacity building, and recent developments in important jurisdictions at European and international level.

The Environmental Law Reporter® is an essential online research tool edited by attorneys that provides the most-often cited analysis of environmental, sustainability, natural resources, energy, toxic tort, and land use law and policy. ELR has three components: News & Analysis, ELR’s highly respected monthly journal, provides insightful articles relevant to both legal practice and policy on today’s most pressing environmental topics. News & Analysis is available in print as well as online.ELR UPDATE provides expert summaries three times a month of the most important federal and state judicial and administrative developments as well as federal legislative and international news. Subscribers can also receive ELR Daily Update, our daily summary of federal administrative news.

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Environmental Law Review is a forum for critical discussion of current and developing ideas in environmental law. It maintains a dialogue between leading edge practitioners and academics in the fields of environmental law, environmental management and business. This journal keeps in touch with current issues in UK law and policy, as well as crucial new developments in European and international law.

This journal provide lawyers, and other concerned professionals such as environmental consultants and managers in commerce and industry, with a coverage of rapidly developing issues in Environmental Law that is both contemporaneous and authoritative, combining the approaches of reporting developments and ensuring they are analyzed so that their implications may be assessed. Their objective is to provide accurate and up to date reports of recent developments in case law, statute and policy, and to reinforce this with in-depth analysis in the form of both articles and shorter items.


This journal is published by IOS Press. It deals with articles on the subject group of environment and energy sciences. It covers issues on environmental science, environmental policy and law, social sciences and general topics.


It is an established bi-monthly journal which presents comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in energy and environmental law throughout Europe. In addition to this, the journal contains concise, accessible articles which explore and analyze significant issues and developments in energy and environmental law and practice throughout Europe. The Review also includes details of forthcoming environmental conferences and provides the reader with informative book reviews covering the latest literature on environmental law and policy.

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It is a global company providing information on science and health. It provides access to various online journals on environment.

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E-Law Journal is a general journal of law and legal issues and publishes refereed articles, case notes and comments, discussions of legislative developments, book and electronic resource reviews and papers describing research in progress. eLaw Journal was established in 1993 and was the first electronic journal in the southern hemisphere. eLaw Journal currently has a ranking of 'C' on the Humanities and Creative Arts (HCA) journal list of the Australian Research Council. It is indexed comprehensively by AGIS (which is available electronically as part of the INFORMIT collection of databases and on Thomson Legal Online). It is also available in full text on AustLII and is also available on Hein Online since 2009.

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The Journal is a preeminent energy publication, providing thought-provoking and deeply researched articles by practitioners, internationally known academics, Federal judges, high ranking government officials and members of FERC. The Energy Law Journal publishes legal, policy, and economic articles and other materials of lasting interest with significant research value on subjects dealing with the energy industries. The Journal also welcomes articles and other materials on emerging issues and significant developments affecting the energy industries. The Journal publishes articles and other materials of varying length that provide a full consideration of the issues and opposing viewpoints.

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The elni Review is a bi-annual, english language law review. It publishes articles on environmental law, focussing on European and international environmental law as well as recent developments in the EU Member States. It is published by Öko-Institut (the Institute for Applied Ecology), IESAR (the Institute for Environmental Studies and Applied Research, hosted by the University of Applied Sciences in Bingen) and sofia (the Society for Institutional Analysis, located at the University of Darmstadt).

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This journal is published quarterly by the students of Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland. The views expressed in the volumes do not necessarily reflect those of the editorial boards. It is one of the oldest law reviews on various environmental issues. Environmental Law is a premier legal forum for environmental and natural resources scholarship. Their e-journal on environment law, Lewis & Clark Law School’s Environment Law Online ( provides access to selected articles and essays and an archive of their 9th Circuit case reviews. You can also share your thoughts on what you see there by posting comments and engaging in an online conversation with other legal minds.

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This journal explores the equitable treatment of all people, especially minority and low-income populations, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. It is published bimonthly and covers the adverse and disparate health impact and environmental burden that affects marginalized populations all over the world. The Journal facilitates open dialogue among the many stakeholders involved in environmental justice struggles: communities, industry, academia, government, and nonprofit organizations. Its coverage includes Human health and the environment, Science, technology, and the environment, Land use and urban planning, Public policy, Environmental history, Legal history as it pertains to environmental justice, Sociology and anthropology of environmental health disparities and Grassroots initiatives.

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The Environmental Claims Journal is a quarterly journal that focuses on the many types of claims and liabilities that result from environmental exposures. The ECJ considers environmental claims under older business insurance policies, coverage and claims under more recent environmental insurance policies, as well as toxic tort claims. Exposures and claims from all environmental media are considered: air, drinking water, groundwater, soil, chemicals in commerce and naturally occurring chemicals. The journal also considers the laws, regulations, and case law that form the basis for claims. The journal would be of interest to environmental and insurance attorneys, insurance professionals, claims professionals, and environmental consultants.

The Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law (ISSN 0892-4480) is published twice a year, fall and spring, by the Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law at Florida State Law. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies or opinions of the Journal, its editors or staff, or Florida State Law. The Journal welcomes letters to the editor. Articles appearing in the Journal are indexed in Environmental Periodicals Bibliography and are also available on both Westlaw® and LEXIS®. Subscriptions are $30 per annum, plus applicable sales taxes for Florida residents, and are renewed automatically. Individual issues are $15. Back issues (volumes 1-26 inclusive) are available from William S. Hein & Co., 1285 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209-1987; 800.828.7571.The Journal is pleased to receive for consideration articles from authors in any discipline. The Journal also welcomes articles from students at any college of law or graduate school. Authors are encouraged to submit their articles via e-mail in Microsoft Word or by mail on a CD or disk. All submissions should be in general conformity with The BlueBook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010). Manuscripts submitted without sufficient postage cannot be returned.

The Harvard Environmental Law Review has been published semi-annually by Harvard Law School students since 1976.

Views expressed in the Review are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of HELR members.

Editorial Policy: HELR has adopted a broad view of environmental affairs to include such areas as land use and property rights; air, water, and noise regulation; toxic substances control; radiation control; energy use; workplace pollution; science and technology control; and resource use and regulation. HELR is interested in developments on the local, state, federal, foreign, or international levels.

Permission to Copy: The articles in this issue may be reproduced and distributed, in whole or in part, by nonprofit institutions for educational purposes including distribution to students, provided that the copies are distributed at or below cost and identify the author, the Harvard Environmental Law Review, the volume, the number of the first page, and the year of the article’s publication.


The International Forestry Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes original research and review papers on all aspects of forest policy and science, with an emphasis on issues of transnational significance. It is published four times per year, in March, June, September and December.

JIWLP is an online resource dedicated to providing prospective lawyers and those seeking to enter the legal profession with general information, guidance and direction on starting a legal career, details about a variety of legal specialties as well as assistance with finding professional associations.

The Journal of Law, Environment and Development (LEAD) is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes articles, case notes and documents of interest to professionals, practitioners, researchers, students and policy-makers in the field of international and regional environmental law and domestic environmental laws of developing countries. It emphasises a comparative approach to the study of environmental law and is the only journal in the field to carry a North-South focus. It is unique in providing perspectives from both developed and developing countries. Bearing in mind the principles of 'sustainable development', LEAD also solicits writings which incorporate related concerns, such as human rights and trade, in the study of environmental management, thus adopting a contextual approach to the examination of environmental issues. LEAD encourages scholarship which combine theoretical and practical approaches to the study of environmental law and practice.

LEAD is managed by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and the International Environmental Law Research Centre (IELRC).

LEAD is indexed in the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), Genamics Journal Seek, the Directory of Open Access Journals and Open J-Gate. Individual environmental regimes - local, national, regional or international - cannot be studied in isolation from one another. LEAD seeks to fill the need for a comparative approach to environmental law. LEAD is the only journal to adopt such a comparative perspective on environmental law issues from a North-South perspective. LEAD comprises commissioned as well as unsolicited articles by leading academics and practitioners in the fields of international and environmental law, selected national and regional documents, case notes. It is published biannually and on occasion brings out thematic issues.

The Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law (MqJICEL) contains a variety of articles and book reviews together with relevant case and legislative commentary. The MqJICEL will stand apart from other environmental law journals through its emphasis upon analysis of comparative environmental law issues at international, regional and local levels. The MqJICEL is a double-blind refereed journal incorporating a high standard of peer-reviewed academic works. The editorial board is made up of 12 distinguished experts in the field of international environmental law from 11 different countries. The Journal is supported by its patron, the Honorable Justice Paul Stein, AM formerly of the NSW Court of Appeal and the NSW Land and Environment Court.

Established in 1993, the Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review is an academic journal published three times a year. MELPR focuses on regional and national environmental issues of interest to practitioners and policymakers. While under the umbrella of environmental law, the journal broad scope often includes: agriculture, criminal and civil litigation, property, administrative, maritime, and other areas of law.

The Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental & Public Health Law (PJEPHL) is the youngest scholarly publication at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. PJEPHL seeks to inspire awareness and to inform the bar and legal scholars about an array of current environmental and public health issues through its biannual, online publication. Having the benefit of being located in the centrifuge of Pennsylvania's oil and gas development, as well as in a city with a highly regarded medical system, PJEPHL articles and annual symposia seek to capitalize upon the region's specialty. It is produced by students, and aims to publish excellent academic scholarship.

The Public Land & Resources Law Review is published by a board of student editors at The University of Montana School of Law. We feature professional scholarship and student-written articles exploring legal issues regarding public land, natural resource, environmental, and federal Indian law. This site hosts our annual conference material, summaries on recent court decisions, and the archive of our previous journals.

The Southeastern Environmental Law Journal (SELJ), formerly the South Carolina Environmental Law Journal, is published semi-annually by a student editorial board at the University of South Carolina, School of Law and distributed to law schools, judges, and attorneys across the nation. SELJ is unique in that it is one of the few environmental law journals in the Southeast. The goal of SELJ is to provide the legal community with a balanced presentation of environmental topics and an illustration of the pervasiveness of environmental law in all areas of practice.SELJ publishes articles on a broad range of environmental topics, such as resource use and regulation, environmental policy, science and technology control, law and economics, international environmental law, and other topics relating to law and the environment. The Journal accepts submissions from academics, practitioners, or other writers throughout the year.

BELJ's inaugural issue hit the presses in the Spring of 1993 and was originally chartered as a specialty journal focusing on environmental problems affecting the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. In the intervening years, BELJ has diversified its coverage to include general environmental issues ranging from local land use to comprehensive federal statues and litigation.Our goal is to provide a wide-read and valuable tool for the legal profession by allowing interested parties to obtain accurate and up-to-date comparative information about the most recent publications surrounding environmental law.

The Stanford Environmental Law Journal (ELJ) was founded in 1978. It is run by students who are eager to explore environmental issues, improve their writing skills, and be actively involved in academic discourse. ELJ publishes articles on a variety of issues in natural resources law, environmental policy, law and economics, international environmental law, and other topics relating to law and the environment. ELJ accepts submissions from academics, practitioners, or other writers, as well as students, throughout the year. We publish in January and June.

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Sci Verse is a research database with 25,000 journals and 11,000 books. It is an unprecedented platform for trusted contents and applications that accelerate scientific discovery. It includes digitized versions of pre-1995 journal content and goes as far back as 1823 issues of The Lancet.

Ecology Law Quarterly’s primary function is to produce two high quality journals: a quarterly print version and a more frequent, cutting-edge online journal, Ecology Law Currents. UC Berkeley School of Law students manage every aspect of ELQ, from communicating with authors to editing articles to publishing the journals. In addition to featuring work by leading environmental law scholars, ELQ encourages student writing and publishes student pieces.ELQ also serves as a social and academic hub for the environmental law community at the UC Berkeley School of Law. ELQ frequently joins other Boalt Hall environmental law organizations in hosting speakers or producing events on campus. ELQ is also dedicated to sustaining and strengthening the environmental law program at Boalt Hall, and works with the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment and other sister organizations to further this goal

The Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law (ISSN 0892-4480) is published twice a year, fall and spring, by the Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law at Florida State Law. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies or opinions of the Journal, its editors or staff, or Florida State Law. The Journal welcomes letters to the editor.

Touro Law Center was established in 1980 as part of Touro College, a private, not-for-profit, coeducational institution based in New York City. Founded under Jewish auspices by its first President, the late Dr. Bernard Lander, the College was chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York in 1970.The College derives its name from Isaac Touro and his sons, Judah and Abraham. Judah and Abraham were generous 19th Century philanthropists whose commitment to academic excellence, social justice and community service represent the ideals to which the College is dedicated.

Founded in 1986, The Tulane Environmental Law Journal is a student-run and student-edited law review devoted to environmental issues. It is published twice each year and has a national circulation. The Journal publishes articles by scholars and practitioners, as well as student work. Past volumes of the Journal have focused on topics such as hazardous waste and coastal zone management. The Journal has also sponsored symposium and colloquium issues on toxic torts, fisheries, biodiversity, and developments in international environmental law. Members of the Journal are chosen through a summer writing competition and have both editorial and writing responsibilities.

The Natural Resources Journal (NRJ) is published by the University of New Mexico School of Law and is an international, interdisciplinary forum devoted to the study of natural and environmental resources. The Journal is policy oriented, and seeks to overcome the isolation of scholars in various disciplines who are concerned with natural and environmental resources. Interdisciplinary collaboration in solving resource-related problems was a formative principle in the creation of the Journal and, for 50 years, the Journal has been guided by that principle. The NRJ's contributors come from various disciplines, represent many countries, and provide many approaches to the complex issues raised by the need to balance resource development and environmental concerns.

The Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation (JELL) has provided a national, unbiased forum for the discussion and presentation of new ideas and theories in environmental and natural resources law since 1985. JELL educates students for careers in environmental law, disseminates important information to the environmental community, and plays an integral role at the University of Oregon Law School's nationally and internationally recognized environmental law program.

BELJ's inaugural issue hit the presses in the Spring of 1993 and was originally chartered as a specialty journal focusing on environmental problems affecting the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. In the intervening years, BELJ has diversified its coverage to include general environmental issues ranging from local land use to comprehensive federal statues and litigation.

The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law was founded in 1996 with support from Vermont Law School’s Environmental Law Centre. The Journal is a student-run organization that publishes articles on topics in the environmental field quarterly. The Journal has adopted a broad view of the environmental field, and is interested in environmental matters at the local, state, federal, and international levels. The Journal accepts submissions of varying lengths from academics, practitioners, students, and other writers throughout the year. Please see the Submissions Page for more information on how to submit articles to the Journal and the Journal’s selection process.

In addition to publishing articles, the Journal partnered with the Environmental Law Centre in 2010 to produce the Top Ten Environmental Watch List. The Watch List is both a retrospective and prospective list in that it includes the top environmental law issues of the current year and predicts how those issues may play out in the coming year. The ten issues are chosen by the Environmental Law Centre faculty at Vermont Law School based on the significance to the environment, the impact on the public well being, and whether key developments are expected in the coming year. Each faculty member then partners with a second-year staff editor to research and write an article.

The Virginia Environmental Law Journal (VELJ) provides a forum for discussion of current environmental issues through the publication of cutting edge legal scholarship. The journal remains open to all perspectives and strives to maintain the highest level of academic integrity as a forum that truly encourages the free exchange of ideas. We view “environmental law” very broadly. VELJ publishes three times a year and accepts articles from leading scholars, practitioners, and government officials, as well as exceptional student notes. Published by U.Va law students since 1982, the Virginia Environmental Law Journal is a leader in environmental legal scholarship. The journal focuses on state, regional, national, and international issues of environmental, preservation, land use, energy, and natural resources law.

The William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review began in 1975 as a newsletter entitled Environmental Practice News. By 1990 the publication evolved into the William and Mary Journal of Environmental Law, and in 1995 took on its current manifestation. Publishing three times a year, ELPR focuses on current topics in environmental law and the policy implications behind the law.