The Laboratory on International Law and Regulation (ILAR) explores when and why laws actually work, and looks across an array of issues from environment and energy to human rights, trade and security.

About ILAR

Among scholars, this question of when and why international laws work has triggered a lively debate that ILAR strives to help settle with better theories and evidence. For policymakers, ILAR helps craft more effective treaties to solve global problems, such as insecure energy supplies and clearing barriers to international trade of goods and services. It is located at UC San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy. 

ILAR in the News

May 16, 2017, David Victor quoted in National Geographic, “6 Fundamental Reasons Why Climate Progress Will Continue”

May 10, 2017, David Victor quoted in The Baltimore Sun, “Climate change is worse than writers realize”

May 9, 2017, David Victor quoted in The New York Times, “Stay In or Leave the Paris Climate Deal? Lessons From Kyoto”

May 8, 2017, David Victor quoted in Vox, “Bannon is pulling one over on Trump. There is zero reason to exit the Paris climate accord.”

May 8, 2017, David Victor quoted in MIT Technology Review, “Exiting Paris Climate Accords Would Exact a Steep Global Cost”

April 21, 2017, David Victor quoted in Energy Wire, “So far, Perry's solo grid study sidelines nation's experts”

April 20, 2017, David Victor quoted in KPBS, “San Diego Scientists Prepare For March To Bolster Science's Role In Policy”

 

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