The faculty members of Arizona Law are among the most influential legal scholars in the world. Our faculty routinely produce powerful and provocative scholarship, from shaping legal debate on water policy and ethics, to conducting research that identifies and solves important real-world challenges like jury bias and internet censorship.
Guest Blog, The Unfolding Tragedy of Climate Change in Bangladesh, Scientific American (Apr. 21, 2017), https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-unfolding-tragedy-of-climate-change-in-bangladesh/.
How Craft Brewers Are Embracing New Water Technologies, Water Deeply (Dec. 18, 2017), https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2017/12/18/how-craft-brewers-are-embracing-new-water-technologies.
Opinion, Technology is Cropping Up in Our Lettuce Fields, High Country News (Mar. 30, 2017), http://www.hcn.org/articles/a-smarter-way-to-farm-in-yuma-arizona (co-author, with Simon Stanley).
Challenges to Nestle's Bottled Water Strategy, Huffington Post (Sept. 20, 2017), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/59c2dec0e4b0c87def88350a.
Desalination vs. Duct Tape: (Dis)Incentives to Securing Water Supplies, 108 Journal - American Water Works Association, Sept. 2016, at 56 (co-author, with Clark Taylor).
A Problem of Math, Grand Canyon Trust Advocate (Spring-Summer 2016), https://www.grandcanyontrust.org/advocatemag/spring-summer-2016/problem-math.
Opinion, Our Turn: 2 Bills Undermine Arizona's Water Supply, Arizona Republic (Feb. 23, 2016), http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2016/02/23/glennon-leshy-ar... (co-author, with John Leshy).
Guest Blog, America's Water Supply: Corrosion of a Proud Tradition, Scientific American (Aug. 29, 2016), http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/america-s-water-supply-the-corrosion-of-a-proud-tradition/.
Opinion, Modernize Irrigation with Incentives, N.Y. Times (Apr. 7, 2015), http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2015/04/07/can-farms-survive-withou....
Guest Commentary, Should Farm Communities Support Water Markets?, 37 Western Farm Press, June 6, 2015, at 8, http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/should-farm-communities-suppor....
Why a Higher Price for Water Makes Sense, G.E. Reports (Dec. 20, 2015), http://www.gereports.com/robert-glennon-why-a-higher-price-for-water-mak....
Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West (2014) (co-author, with Peter Culp & Gary Libecap).
Opinion, We Need a Water Market in the West and Southwest, N.Y. Times (June 30, 2014), http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/06/29/the-water-crisis-in-the-west/we-need-a-water-market-in-the-west-and-southwest.
Opinion, Sensible Tiered Water Rates Needed to Curb Use, Sacramento Bee (Aug. 24, 2014), http://www.sacbee.com/2014/08/24/6647989/sensible-tiered-water-rates-nee....
Opinion, The West Needs a Water Market to Fight Drought, Wall St. J., Oct. 24, 2014, at A13 (co-author, with Gary Libecap).
Financing Water Reform in the Western United States, 4 Solutions, July 2013, at 22, http://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/node/23922 (co-author, with John Sabo).
“A Smashing Victory”?: Was Arizona v. California A Victory for the State of Arizona?, 4 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. & Pol'y 1 (2013) (co-author, with Jacob Kavkewitz).
Using Price Signals to Confront the Water Crisis, Water Conservation Guide 6 (Sep.-Oct. 2013).
Opinion, Lessons from Arizona's Water War, Arizona Republic, http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130524arizona-water-war-vie...(May 24, 2013).
Opinion, West Must Strive for Water Sustainability, Ariz. Republic (Jan. 5, 2013), http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/2013/01/02/20... (co-author, with Peter Culp).
Opinion, Protect Great Lakes with Tighter Groundwater Pumping Limits, Detroit Free Press, http://www.freep.com/article/20130207/OPINION05/302070122/Robert-Glennon... (Feb. 7, 2013).
Diamonds in Disguise: Using Price Signals and Market Forces to Address the Water Crisis, in Last Call at the Oasis 155 (Karl Webber ed., 2012).
Foreword, in The World’s Water, Volume 7: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources xi (Peter H. Glieck et al., 2012).
Earth Hour: Not a Flicker in the United States, Huffington Post (Apr. 3, 2012), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-glennon/earth-hour-2012_b_1398033.html.
The Grass is Greener in Perth, a Water-Scarce City Adjusting to Climate Change, Water Currents, National Geographic NewsWatch (Apr. 10, 2012), http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/04/10/the-grass-is-greener-....
Opinion, Parched in the West but shipping Water to China, Bale by Bale, Wall St. J., Oct. 6, 2012, at A13 (co-author, with Peter Culp).
The American East: Squandered Water Riches?, 4 Freshwater 12 (Fall 2012).
Water in the West, Cowboys & Indians (July 2011), http://www.cowboysindians.com/western/home-ranch/2011/07/water-crisis-in....
Storm Clouds Over Solar Energy?, 25 Solar Today 22 (Apr. 2011).
Opinion, Save Habitats by Giving More Land to Solar Power, Bloomberg News (Sept. 6, 2011), http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-09-06/save-habitats-by-giving-more....
Solar Energy’s Cloudy Future, 1 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. & Pol'y 91 (2010) (co-author, with Andrew Reeves).
Opinion, Glue Traps Can Lure Innocents Like Screech Owls, Cactus Wrens, Ariz. Daily Star, April 21, 2010, at A9.
Volume-Based Water Rates Send Mixed Conservation Messages, Global Water Forum (Dec. 1, 2010), http://www.globalwaterforum.org/2010/12/01/volume-based-water-rates-send....
Editorial, Let's Price Water Sensibly, Currents (Fall 2010), http://email.asce.org/ewri/PriceWaterSensibly.html.
Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What To Do About It (2009).
The Conflict between Law and Science in the San Pedro River, in Ecology and Conservation of the San Pedro River 407 (Julie Stromberg & Barbara Tellman eds., 2009).
Opinion, Arizona's Precious Water Factor, Ariz. Republic, Aug. 9, 2009, at ___.
Opinion, Our Water Supply, Down the Drain, Wash. Post, Aug. 23, 2009, at ___.
Saudi Arabia's Water Woes, Huffington Post (Jan.14, 2009), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-glennon/saudi-arabias-water-woes_b_....
California's Drought: Water Demand, Population Growth, and Sensible Solutions, Huffington Post (Mar. 4, 2009), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-glennon/californias-drought-water_b....
Singin' in the Rain, Huffington Post (May 13, 2009), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-glennon/singin-in-the-rain_b_203034....
Opinion, Is Solar Power Dead in the Water?, Wash. Post, June 7, 2009, at ___.
America's Water Crisis and What To Do About It, 26 Envtl. F. 50 (Sep./Oct. 2009).
When Renewable Is Not Sustainable, 33 In These Times ___ (Sept. 2009).
Opinion, Tucson’s Water Future Depends on Stewardship, Cooperation, Ariz. Daily Star, Aug. 30, 2009, at ___.
No Impact Week: The Enigma of the Water Closet, Huffington Post (Oct. 20, 2009), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-glennon/no-impact-week-the-enigma_b....
Water Supply in Arid Regions: A Forecast for the American Southwest, in Thinking the Present: City Design in Arid Regions 91 (Ignacio San Martin ed., 2008).
Water Markets in the West: Prices, Trading, and Contractual Forms, 46 Economic Inquiry 91 (2008) (co-author, with Jedidiah Brewer, Alan Ker, & Gary Libecap).
Agricultural Water to Municipal Use: The Legal and Institutional Context for Voluntary Transactions in Arizona, The Water Report, Issue 58, at 9 (Dec. 15, 2008) (co-author, with Susanna Eden, Alan Ker, Gary Libecap, Sharon Megdal, & Taylor Shipman).
Law and the New Institutional Economics: Water Markets and Legal Change in California, 1987-2005, 26 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 183 (2008) (co-author, with Jedidiah Brewer, Michael A. Fleishman, Alan Ker, & Gary Libecap).