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J. Wylie Donald
Rising Sea Levels and Prohibited "Takings" - A Different Sort of Climate Change Litigation

A little noted anniversary passed last month. The odd 2009 storm, Nor’Ida (the progeny of a nor’easter and a hurricane), swept along the east coast pounding some areas with record storm surge five years ago in the second week of November....

Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer
Lynn Grayson Comments on U.S. Climate Change Actions

A European Union publication Interfax recently published an article titled China and US Will Make or Break Climate Deal by Annemarie Botzki. The article discusses the stance of countries around the world on climate change and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...

J. Wylie Donald
EPA Comments Suggest Emphasis On Creativity And Internalizing Externalities In Climate Strategy

By Jameson Tweedie The American Bar Association's Section of Energy, Environment and Resources held its Fall Conference recently. Noteworthy from a climate perspective were the keynote address by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator...

E. Lynn Grayson
DOD Report Confirms Climate Change A Threat To National Security

The Pentagon has released the Department of Defense 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap confirming that climate change poses an immediate threat to national security. The Department of Defense (DOD) views climate change as a "threat multiplier"...

Dianne Saxe
U.N. Climate Report: Irreversible Change Near Certain

By Jennifer Kalnins Temple Still not worried enough about climate change? Read the latest climate assessment report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This is the fourth and final scientific volume to lay the...

Dianne Saxe
U.S. Pentagon: Climate Change an Immediate Security Threat

By Jennifer Kalnins Temple The U.S. Pentagon’s latest report, the 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap , calls climate change an immediate threat to national security . The forward, by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel , sets the tone:...