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Lawsuit Seeks To Force Belgian Government To Take Action Against Climate Change

Jennifer M. Klein, Esq. Associate Director & Fellow A group of Belgian citizens initiated a lawsuit in April seeking to compel their government to take aggressive action against climate change. The group, Klimaatzaak, filed a summons in the...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Climate Blogger Sued for $2 Million for “Tortious Interference with Contract” and “Conspiracy”

In the newest variation of legal attacks on climate science, tandem lawsuits were filed against climate science blogger and computer scientist John Mashey,[1] in retaliation for his work to uncover academic misconduct by several researchers who disputed...

Dianne Saxe
Oslo Principles on Climate Change: Governments are Breaching Legal Duties

By Jennifer Kalnins Temple A group of preeminent international jurists have put together a series of legal principles, called the Oslo Principles on Global Obligations to Reduce Climate Change . These principles demonstrate that the governments...

Gabrielle Sigel
Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Shows Increase Since Prior Year and Since 1990

By Gabrielle Sigel As it has since 1994, on April 15 of this year, U.S. EPA published its annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks. The Inventory tracks greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions from man-made sources, by year...

Foley & Lardner LLP
CDP Announces Climate Change Reporting Changes for 2015

The following post is provided by our guest author, Karen Lutz from TRC Environmental Corporation. Karen can be reached at klutz@trcsolutions.com . CDP, an international nonprofit organization that provides a global system for measuring, reporting...

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President Obama Speaks About Climate Change At the Everglades On Earth Day

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! Please have a seat. It’s good to be back in Florida. So I can’t think of a better way to spend Earth Day than in one of our nation’s greatest natural treasures, the Everglades. (Applause.) And anybody...