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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...

Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders LLP: The President’s Climate Action Plan and the Electricity Industry

By Todd R. Coles , Peter S. Glaser , Bonnie A. Suchman President Obama released a sweeping climate plan (Plan) on June 25, 2013, using his authority to both address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to prepare for the impacts of climate change. The...

J. Wylie Donald
Walking on Eggshell Skulls: Louisiana's Levees Take on the Oil and Gas Industry Over Coastal Land Degradation

Ground zero for climate change and rising sea levels in the United States is not a status to which any state aspires. Florida distastefully remembers 2005 when 4 hurricanes – Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne - roared ashore, all within six weeks...

Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.
How To Prove To a Global Warming Denier That Climate Change Is Real, In 14 Seconds

This is an interesting moving graphic complements of Ezra Klein of The Washington Post. All the data is from NASA. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/07/29/how-to-prove-to-a-global-warming-denier-that-climate-change-is-real-in-14...

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff
2001-2010, A Decade of Climate Extremes

The world experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the 2001-2010 decade, which was the warmest since the start of modern measurements in 1850 and continued an extended period of pronounced global warming. More national temperature...

E. Lynn Grayson
New Report Examines How U.S. Businesses View Climate Change

A recent report by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), Weathering the Storm: Building Business Resilience to Climate Change , evaluates how companies view risks posed by climate change. C2ES, formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change...