Climate Change

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Human impacts on the climate preceded the dawn of the petroleum age
Posted on 26 Jun 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts, occasionally with tongue planted firmly in cheek, have noted that human impact on carbon loading in the atmosphere goes back to well before the industrial era. A recent assessment has calculated that over the eight millennia before 1850... Read More

Global Climate Change
Posted on 25 May 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Michael B. Gerrard and Cullen Howe This chapter from Environmental Law Practice addresses both the factual background of global climate change and its legal implications. The chapter is divided into two parts, discussing the factual background... Read More

How does one assess the amount of carbon stored in a forest? Lidar
Posted on 26 Jun 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Calibrating measurements from study teams on the ground with the results of a readouts from "light detection and ranging" instrumentation (LIDAR), Arbonaut, a Finnish natural resources management firm, has created the technology to product 3... Read More

Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Posted on 7 Aug 2010 by Kathy G. Beckett and David M. Flannery

By Kathy G. Beckett and David M. Flannery, Members, Jackson Kelly PLLC; General Editor Bradley M. Marten As the United States continues to debate the climate change issue, attention is being focused on the burning of fossil-fuels for power generation... Read More