Last Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the federal common law claim of public nuisance for global warming by greenhouse gases by the Alaskan Village of Kivalina was displaced by the Clean Air Act and Environmental Protection...
By Malcolm Dowden, Solicitor and Environmental Law Consultant
Despite widespread disappointment at the outcome of last year’s climate change summit in Copenhagen, quiet but significant progress has been made on issues such as reducing emissions...
By Julia Ciardullo, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School
With the 112th Congress now in session, Senators from both parties have already introduced legislation that would block EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases (GHGs...