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Jenner & Block: Report Examines How Small Businesses Can Weather Impacts of Climate Change

By Genevieve J. Essig, Associate, Jenner & Block In a recent report , Climate Change Preparedness and the Small Business Sector , Small Business Majority and the American Sustainable Business Council analyze how small businesses, which can be...

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Insurance Commissioner Expands Reach of Climate Change Survey: Doubles Number of Insurers Required to Respond

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has announced that the Connecticut and Minnesota Departments of Insurance have joined with California, New York and Washington Departments of Insurance to require insurers to respond to the Climate Risk Survey...

E. Lynn Grayson
New Climate Change Data Available

The World Resource Institute (WRI) has launched an online initiative to make global greenhouse gas emissions data more accessible and easier to understand. The free, online portal, referred to as Climate Analysis Indicators Tool or CAIT 2.0, provides...

E. Lynn Grayson
Jenner & Block: More Insights On Obama’s Climate Change Plan

Since President Obama's speech at Georgetown, there has been tremendous response and reaction to his proposed plan to address climate change. As to be expected, some support President Obama's proposals while others do not. The threefold approach...

J. Wylie Donald
Delaware’s Most Vulnerable County Abstains from Vote on Sea Level Rise Mitigation Options

By J. Wylie Donald and Jameson Tweedie, Attorneys, McCarter & English In our continuing our discussion (see here and here ) of the Delaware Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee ("DSLRAC"), the efforts of the DSLRAC took an ironic - but perhaps...

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State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Cost of Federal Disaster Relief on Ruinous Rise

SNCJ Spotlight Cost of federal disaster relief on ruinous rise Last October's Superstorm Sandy was the costliest natural disaster in the United States since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But the $62 billion states in the storm's path reported...