LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Predicting Sea Level Rise - The Arctic Council Raises the Ante

By J. Wylie Donald, Partner, McCarter & English Last month Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and other prominent diplomats signed the first ever treaty under the auspices of the Arctic Council; specifically, the member nations addressed Arctic search and rescue, made necessary by the increasing...

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 value of the output of the global economy in 2012...

Arctic frozen tundra Canada permafrost