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Gabrielle Sigel
Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Shows Increase Since Prior Year and Since 1990

By Gabrielle Sigel As it has since 1994, on April 15 of this year, U.S. EPA published its annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks. The Inventory tracks greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions from man-made sources, by year...

Foley & Lardner LLP
CDP Announces Climate Change Reporting Changes for 2015

The following post is provided by our guest author, Karen Lutz from TRC Environmental Corporation. Karen can be reached at klutz@trcsolutions.com . CDP, an international nonprofit organization that provides a global system for measuring, reporting...

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff
President Obama Speaks About Climate Change At the Everglades On Earth Day

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! Please have a seat. It’s good to be back in Florida. So I can’t think of a better way to spend Earth Day than in one of our nation’s greatest natural treasures, the Everglades. (Applause.) And anybody...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Arizona Court Upholds Protections for Scientific Research and Correspondence

By Lauren Kurtz On March 24, after years of litigation, the Arizona Superior Court, Pima County, ruled in favor of the University of Arizona and its efforts to protect climate scientists’ correspondence and prepublication work.[1] In particular...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Attacks on Canadian Climate Scientist Ruled to be Defamation

A trial court in British Columbia has awarded $50,000 CAD (roughly $40,000 USD in current exchange rates) to distinguished climate scientist Dr. Andrew Weaver, finding that a collection of articles had defamed him.[1] The judgment is controlling authority...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Sabin Center Publishes Comprehensive Assessment of Non-U.S. Climate Litigation

The first comprehensive survey ever conducted of climate change litigation outside the United States has been released by Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. It finds that there is far more climate litigation in the United...