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Methane Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Production and Use – How Accurate are the Estimates?

During a recent Environmental Law Institute teleconference, the climate change director of the US EPA’s air office cautioned that a better understanding is needed before drawing any conclusions from the top down or atmospheric sampling that was...

Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer
Carbon Disclosure Project Report Provides Real Examples that Illustrate the Expensive Impact of Climate Change on Major Corporations

By Alexander Bandza, Associate, Jenner & Block The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released a report that updates its survey on how S&P 500 companies assess physical risks from climate change. Reported risks affect companies in all economic...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
S&P: Climate Change is a Global Mega-Trend with an Impact on Sovereign Creditworthiness

On May 15th, 2014, Standard & Poor’s Rating Services issued Climate Change is a Global Mega-Trend for Sovereign Risk , a report about the potential impacts of climate change on sovereign credit ratings of countries around the world. In its report...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Climate Change at the US EPA Region 2 Conference

On Thursday May 29th, the eleventh biennial conference on key and emerging environmental issues in the EPA Region 2 area was held at Columbia Law School. This teeming conference consisted of four panels, each on separate yet correlated environmental topics...

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Rising CO2 Poses Significant Threat To Human Nutrition

At the elevated levels of atmospheric CO 2 anticipated by around 2050, crops that provide a large share of the global population with most of their dietary zinc and iron will have significantly reduced concentrations of those nutrients , according to...

Gabrielle Sigel
Third U.S. National Climate Assessment Released

By Gabrielle Sigel . Last month the U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment , titled "Climate Change Impacts in the United States" ("the Assessment"). The Assessment was three years...