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More on the American Electric Power Decision
Posted on 21 Jul 2011 by Jonathan Wells

By Jonathan Wells , Senior Associate, Alston & Bird LLP The United States Supreme Court has ruled that federal courts cannot use the federal common law of nuisance to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. In American Electric Power v. Connecticut... Read More

New NASA Data Takes Aim at Global Warming
Posted on 8 Aug 2011 by Patrick Greissing

By Patrick Greissing, Alston & Bird LLP A recent study published in the science journal Remote Sensing shows that NASA satellite data from the last 11 years (2000-2011) indicates that the Earth's atmosphere has been able to release far more... Read More

Sulfur Masking Global Warming?
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by Patrick Greissing

By Patrick Greissing, Alston & Bird LLP A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences states that despite the increase in greenhouse gas emissions from 1998 to 2008, global surfaces temperatures have leveled off... Read More