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Pepper Hamilton Sustainability Counsel
Investor Survey Shows Sensitivity to Climate Change Risks

A survey published by the Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change – a collaboration among four regional climate change investor groups – reports on trends among asset owners and managers. The survey elicited information on the degree to...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Compilation of International Authorities Supporting Specific Measures to Combat Climate Change Published by Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law

Columbia Law School’s Center for Climate Change Law has prepared a Compilation of International Authorities Supporting Specific Measures to Combat Climate Change . The document has been compiled to show the authority found for various specific measures...

J. Wylie Donald
New Mexico Court Refuses to Take Steps to Apply Public Trust Doctrine to the Atmosphere

By J. Wylie Donald and Patrick Reilly Two years ago, we observed a potentially startling development in climate change litigation: “On Monday, May 4, [2011] in state courts across the nation lawyers representing children and young adults filed...

Dianne Saxe
Your Uninsurable Home? What is Climate Change’s Wild Weather Doing to Insurance?

Across Canada, this year has brought severe storms, floods, wildfires and other catastrophic weather. As people in Calgary, Toronto and other hard hit areas try to rebuild their lives, most of them expect that someone should help them pay for the damage...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Arctic Methane Release Could Add $60 Trillion to Climate Change Costs

by Fiona Kinniburgh A release of methane expected to occur as a result of Arctic warming is projected to cost an extra $60 trillion in climate change impacts according to a study published in Nature recently. This figure falls just short of the total...

Foley & Lardner LLP
Obama's Climate Plan Won't Work for Power Plants, Which Could Be Bad News for the Transportation Sector

President Obama’s Climate Plan – which was released earlier this summer – sets as its goal a 17% national greenhouse gas reduction by 2020. The centerpiece of Obama’s plan is to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing...