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Pepper Hamilton Sustainability Counsel
Almost There … But Not Quite There …

On October 7, 2013, when the Supreme Court of the United States announced a number of procedural decisions regarding which cases it would review, there was a conspicuous absence from the list: Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA, 684 F. 3d 102...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Australians React Strongly To the Abolition of the Climate Commission

By Stéphanie Chuffart, Visiting Fellow On September, 19, 2013, Australia’s Climate Commission -a body established to provide independent information about climate science – was abolished by the Government of the newly elected...

J. Wylie Donald
In Issuing Executive Order No. 41, Governor Markell Rejects Any Need to Choose Between Mitigating Climate Change and Supporting Economic Growth

by Mike Kelly & Jameson Tweedie Last month, Delaware Governor Jack Markell issued Executive Order No. 41 , “Preparing Delaware for Emerging Climate Impacts and Seizing Economic Opportunities from Reducing Emissions.” In many climate...

E. Lynn Grayson
New IPCC Report: Human Influence On Global Warming Is Clear

Meeting in Stockholm last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released new research from its Fifth Assessment Report – the culmination of six years of research and data analyses since the Fourth Assessment Report was issued...

Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer
New Global Commission Launched To Address Economic Growth And Climate Change

On September 24, 2013, a new organization, the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate (the “Commission”), launched in New York. The Commission will focus its efforts on the economic costs and benefits of acting on climate change. Speakers...

William A. Ruskin
William A. Ruskin: Federal Courts Uniformly Embrace Climate Science

By William A. Ruskin: A visitor to Capitol Hill might come away with the impression that there are serious questions about whether climate change is occurring and, if it is, whether it is caused by human activity. But one place where there are few...