Faculty Publications

David Takacs


Journal Articles

  • Beyond Zero-sum Environmentalism, 47 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 10328 (2017) (with Shalanda Baker, Robin Kundis Craig, John Dernbach, Keith Hirokawa, Sarah Krakoff, Jessica Owley, Melissa Powers, Shannon Roesler, Jonathan Rosenbloom, J.B. Ruhl, Jim Salzman, & Inara Scott). FULLTEXT
  • South Africa and the Human Right to Water: Equity, Ecology, and the Public Trust Doctrine, 34 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 55 (2016). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • A Response to the IPCC Fifth Assessment, 45 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 10027 (2015) (The authors collectively engaged in this project as the Environmental Law Collaborative). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Introduction: Changing Law for a Changing Climate, 66 Hastings L.J. 513 (2015). FULLTEXT
  • Environmental Democracy and Forest Carbon (REDD ), 44 Envtl. L. 71 (2014). SSRN
  • Protecting Your Environment, Exacerbating Justice: Avoiding "Mandate Havens", 24 Duke Envtl. L. & Pol'y F. 315 (2014). FULLTEXT
  • Forest Carbon (REDD+), Repairing International Trust, and Reciprocal Contractual Sovereignty, 37 Vt. L. Rev. 653 (2013). FULLTEXT
  • Measuring, Monitoring, Reporting, and Verifying (MMRV): Negotiating Trust in Transnational Contracts for REDD, 106 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 518 (2012). FULLTEXT
  • Forest Carbon Projects and International Law: A Deep Equity Legal Analysis, 22 Geo. Int'l Envtl. L. Rev. 521 (2010). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Carbon Into Gold: Forest Carbon Offsets, Climate Change Adaptation, and International Law, 15 Hastings W.–Nw. J. Envtl. L. & Pol'y 39 (2009). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • The Public Trust Doctrine, Environmental Human Rights, and the Future of Private Property, 16 N.Y.U. Envtl. L.J. 711 (2008). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • From Is to Should: Helping Students Translate Conservation Biology Into Conservation Policy, 20 Conservation Biology 1342 (2006) (with Daniel F. Shapiro & William D. Head). SSRN
  • How Does Your Positionality Bias Your Epistemology?, 19 Thought & Action 27 (Summer 2003). FULLTEXT URL
  • Using History to Inform Political Participation in a California History Course, 2002 Radical Hist. Rev. 138 (Fall 2002) (with Gerald Shenk). FULLTEXT
Chapters In Books

  • Flexible Conservation in Uncertain Times Contemporary Issues in Climate Change Law and Policy: Essays Inspired by the IPCC 0 (Robin Kundis Craig and Stephen R. Miller, eds., Environmental Law Institute 2016) (with Jessica Owley). CATALOG
  • Water Sector Reform and Principles of International Environmental Law, in Water Law for the Twenty-First Century: National and International Aspects of Water Law Reform in India 260 (Philippe Cullet et al. eds., Routledge 2009). AMAZON URL
  • A Pragmatic, Co-operative Approach To Teaching Environmental Ethics, in Teaching Environmental Ethics 93 (Clare Palmer ed., Brill 2006) (with Daniel F. Shapiro). AMAZON
  • Historical Awareness of Biodiversity, in 3 Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 363 (Simon Levin ed., Academic Press 2001). AMAZON
Book Reviews

  • Book Review, 13 L. Env't & Dev. J. 32 (2017) (reviewing Elisa Morgera & Jona Razzaque, eds., Biodiversity and Nature Protection Law (2017)). URL
  • Book Review, 3 L. Env't & Dev. J. 286 (2007) (reviewing Gerd Winter ed., Multilevel Governance of Global Environmental Change: Perspectives from Science, Sociology, and the Law (2006)). URL
Reports, Working Papers & Training Materials

  • Forest Carbon: Law and Property Rights, Conservation International (2009). URL

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