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...
By Patrick Woolsey, Columbia Law School, Center for Climate Change Law, Intern
Federal agencies have begun to incorporate consideration of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions into the environmental impact statements (EISs) which they are required...
By Steven Jones, Partner, Marten Law PLLC
“In a brief filed last August, the Solicitor General has urged the Supreme Court to accept review of the Second Circuit's decision in Connecticut v. American Electric Power Co. ( AEP ),” writes...
By Shelley Welton, Deputy Director & Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School
On Tuesday, October 11, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) held one of a series of stakeholder learning sessions devoted to possible program...