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Don C. Smith

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  • Energy and the Environment: An International Perspective (chapter) in forthcoming revised edition International Law & Policy for the 21st Century 2nd Ed. (V. Nanda and George “Rock” Pring, editors).
  • The Miraculous Dawn of the European Union, 60 Years Ago Today, Forbes.com, April 18, 2011.
  • Obama: Prospects for Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy Focus, January/February 2009, at 88.
  • Utilities: The Challenge of Integration, Renewable Energy Focus, January/February 2009, at 32.
  • WGA to Tackle US Transmission?, Renewable Energy Focus, March/April 2009, at 28.
  • Políticas de energía y cambio climático de los Estados Unidos al inicio de la administración Obama: Legislación, regulación o ambas, ” (“Energy and Climate Change Policies in the United States at the beginning of the Obama Administration: Legislation, Regulation, or Both) 19 Revista de Derecho Ambiental 257 (2009).
  • Opinion: Udall to Battle it out for Senate, Renewable Energy Focus, September/October 2007, at 20.
  • Commentary: Landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision puts U.S. on likely path to regulating greenhouse gas emissions, Utilities Policy 15 (2007) 215-222.
  • US public getting the message?, Renewable Energy Focus, July/August 2007, at 18.
  • Commentary: US Court changes the GHG landscape: To what extent could a recent US Supreme Court ruling affect environmental policy?, Refocus: The International Renewable Energy Magazine, May/June 2007, at 12.
  • Commentary: Election to force US energy policy shift?, Refocus: The International Renewable Energy Magazine, March/April 2007, at 26.
  • Hydrogen’s Silver Bullet?, Refocus: The International Renewable Energy Magazine, January/February 2007, at 26.
  • California Solar Initiative: Increasing the Uptake of Solar Technologies in the U.S., Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, March/April 2006, at 54.
  • Gulf Wind: Harnessing Offshore Wind Off the Coast of Texas, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, January/February 2006, at 33.
  • State Power: The Growing Uptake of RE Portfolio Standards in the U.S., Refocus: The International Renewable Energy Magazine, September/October 2006, at 49.
  • Judge David Edward Oral History, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (public release August 2006); with Edward, D http://www.law.du.edu/david_edward/.
  • 60 Years After V-E Day: Peace led to European Union, Perspective Section, THE DENVER POST, May 8, 2005.
  • Commentary: European Greens Face 'Good News' and 'Bad News', The Electricy Daily, MAY 31, 2005.
  • Commentary: Kyoto Enters Into Force Amid Embarrassing European Union Disagreement on Emissions Targets, The Electricy Daily, Feb. 19, 2005.
  • Enabling Renewable Energy: An Interview With Dan E. Arvizu, New Director of NREL, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, May/June 2005, at 62.
  • RE Gains? The U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, September/October 2005, at 45.
  • Solar Thermal Added Value: Renewable Energy Credits Derived From Solar Water Heating, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, May/June 2005, at 44.
  • Teaching EU Law & Policy in an Online Setting, Hogan, J European Union Studies Association 9th Biennial Conference, April 1 2005, available at http://aei.pitt.edu/archive/00003091/01/2005_03_18_EUSA_Paper_Submitted.pdf (last checked Feb. 15, 2006).
  • Commentary: Climate for Change? SEC asked to require climate change risk warnings, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, November/December 2004, at 18.
  • Commentary: EU Emissions Trading Scheme Could be Dicey, The Electricy Daily, JUNE 28, 2004.
  • Commentary: How Blair Will Back Nukes, The Electricy Daily, April 19, 2004.
  • Commentary: Is the European Union Getting the Wobbles on Kyoto?, The Electricy Daily, March 15, 2004.
  • Commentary: The 'Other' Terror Commission Reports on Threat from EMP Attack, The Electricy Daily, Aug. 19, 2004.
  • Commentary: The U.S. Presidential Election: Will Energy Policy Tip the Balance, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, July/August 2004, at 20.
  • Commentary: US Climate Change Legislation, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, March/April 2004, at 16.
  • Green Fuels: DynaMotive seeks to change fuels equation, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, July/August 2004, at 20.
  • Greening the Piste, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, November/December 2004, at 28.
  • Interview: Colorado Coalition for New Energy Technologies, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, March/April 2004, at 54.
  • Ties to EU Worth Preserving, Bruegger, D., THE DENVER POST op-ed page, July 9, 2004.
  • Building Green: The University of Denver College of Law, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, November/December 2003, at 62.
  • Commentary: Renewable Energy Potential Capacity in the U.S.: The Role of Renewables in the U.S. Energy Mix, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, May/June 2003, at 14.
  • Commentary: World Peace and the US: Mid-term Election and U.S. Energy Policy, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, March/April 2003, at 20.
  • GHG reduction in the US: The Chicago Climate Exchange, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, September/October 2003, at 52.
  • Litigation Next Tactic to Force CO2 Cuts?, The Electricy Daily, July 21, 2003.
  • Poles Apart? EU-US Views of Energy Policy, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, September/October 2003, at 22.
  • Power Cuts: Risks and alternatives to the current transmission system, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, November/December 2003, at 22.
  • Renewable Energy at the heart of national security: Interview with Admiral Richard H. Truly, Director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, January/February 2003, at 54.
  • Socially responsible investment: Interview with Carsten Henningsen, Chairman of Progressive Investment, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, March/April 2003, at 54.
  • The Hydrogen Economy: The next great economic revolution? Interview with Jeremy Rifkin, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, May/June 2003, at 66.
  • UK White Paper Classic Tony Blair 'Fudge, co-authored with Georgia, P., The Electricy Daily, March, 3, 2003.
  • US energy policies for a sustainable future: interview with Dr. Howard Geller, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, July/August 2003, at 60.
  • WTO and the Environment, Book Review 31 DENVER JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND POLICY 521, Summer 2003.
  • America's 'Achilles Heel'?, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, July/August 2002, at 24.
  • Canada's Reaction to Climate Change: Worrying about the US, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, May/June 2002, at 68.
  • Financing Renewables, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, November/December 2002, at 60.
  • Getting the Wished For, The Electricy Daily, June 24, 2002.
  • How EdF Harms all of Europe, The Electricy Daily, March 25, 2002.
  • Media Coverage of the Ozone-Layer Issue, in Canan, P PROTECTING THE OZONE LAYER: THE UNITED NATIONS HISTORY 290-322 (S.O. Anderson and K. Madhava Sarma, editors, Earthscan) 2002.
  • Science Considers Global Climate Change: No Longer Any Reasonable Disagreement, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, November/December 2002, at 50.
  • Sustainable Development Policy Implementation in the European Union, and Fergusson, M AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT NEWSLETTER, June 2002, pp. 12-15, available at http://www.abanet.org/environ/committees/climatechange/newsletter/june02/smith.html.
  • The European Union's Commitment to Sustainable Development: Is the Commitment Symbolic or Substantive in the Context of Transport Policy?, 13 Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Policy 241-331 (summer 2002).
  • The National Renewable Energy Laboratory: The First 25 Years and the Future, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, September/October 2002, at 54.
  • Why Johannesburg Summit Can't Work, The Electricy Daily, August 26, 2002.
  • Yankees Gone Home, The Electricy Daily, Nov.12, 2002.
  • Book Review, Spring 2002, 'Ahead of the Curve: Cases of Innovation in', (2002).
  • Book Review, Spring 2002, 'Cool Companies: How the Best Businesses Boost Profits and Productivity by Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions', 8 Corporate Environmental Strategy: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY 105 (2002).
  • Book Review, Summer 2002, 'Environmental Policy in the European Union: Actors, Institutions, and Processes', 9 Corporate Environmental Strategy: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY 318 (2002).
  • Environmental Management, 9 Corporate Environmental Strategy: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY 103 (2002).
  • Renewables: A US Congressman’s View, Refocus: The International Renewable Energy Magazine, March/April 2002.
  • Bush must take European Union seriously, The Denver Business Journal, June 25, 2001, available at http://denver.bcentral.com/denver/stories/2001/06/25/editorial3.html (last checked Feb. 15, 2006).
  • Bush u-turn on renewables?, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, September 2001.
  • Climate Change: EU and US Perspectives on Policy and Implications for Business, Environmental Business Journal, Vol. 13 No. 7/8 October 2001.
  • Delivering Kyoto: Could Europe do it, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, November/December 2001.
  • European Union Vital for Colorado, The Denver Business Journal, April 23, 2001, available at http://denver.bcentral.com/denver/stories/2001/04/23/editorial3.html.
  • Viewpoint: Europe strikes out on its own, Refocus: The International Renwable Energy Magazine, June 2001.
  • Web Reviews, Autumn 2001,, 8 Corporate Environmental Strategy INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY 385 (2001).
  • Executive Briefing: Ken Collins, MEP, Chair of the European Parliament's Environment Committee, 6 Corporate Environmental Strategy 85 (1999).
  • Wrongful Birth and Wrongful Life: New Theories of Recovery, in Abortion, Policy, and the Law 178-194 (J.D. Butler and D.F. Walbert eds., Facts on File Publishing Company) 1986.
  • Human Genetics and the Law, McInerney, J., THE AMERICAN BIOLOGY TEACHER October 1985, at 396.