eminent domain

This land is my land: Eminent Domain to the rescue?

By MICHAEL H. SAHN // We need to get serious, now, about protecting the world from the catastrophic impacts of global climate change. The COVID-19 pandemic will seem uneventful compared to the long-term and irreversible consequences of the world’s rapidly changing environment. In time, we’ll have a COVID vaccine; there is no vaccine for global warming. Enter eminent domain, the governmental authority to acquire private property – “condemn” it – in exchange for just compensation,…