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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

Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Study of Environmental Impact Statements Reveals Varying Treatment of Climate Change Impacts
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

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... Read More

Marten Law: Solicitor General Sides With Utilities, Asking Supreme Court to Block Common Law Climate Change Lawsuit
Posted on 18 Oct 2010 by Steven G Jones

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... Read More

Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Prepares for 2012 Program Review
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

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... Read More