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Michael Gerrard's Climate Change Litigation in the U.S. Chart - Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law

We have created a chart that displays all the climate change litigation that has been brought in the U.S. courts, plus some of the administrative cases. The chart is organized by type of case. It contains hot links to most of the decisions and, where decisions have not been rendered, to certain pleadings...

Michael Gerrard's Climate Change Litigation In The U.S. Chart - Columbia Law School Center For Climate Change Law

We have created a chart that displays all the climate change litigation that has been brought in the U.S. courts, plus some of the administrative cases. The chart is organized by type of case. It contains hot links to most of the decisions and, where decisions have not been rendered, to certain pleadings...

Vermont Law Top 10 Environmental Watch List 2011

By E. Lynn Grayson, Partner, Jenner & Block Vermont Law School's Environmental Law Center launched its first annual Top 10 Environmental Watch List today. Environmental faculty and students researched more than 75 judicial, regulatory and legislative actions and identified what they consider...

LexisNexis Top 50 Blogs for Environmental Law & Climate Change – 2011 Nominations

The environmental law and climate change practice area is part of an evolving phenomenon that is being touted in some circles as the next Rule of Law. Nowhere is this global renaissance more apparent than the blogosphere, which has spawned a surprisingly large (and growing) number of blogs in every conceivable...

Environmental Law & Climate Change Community Announces Top 50 Blogs for 2011

After some very careful review and a great deal of deliberation, the LexisNexis Environmental Law & Climate Change Community has selected its Top 50 Blogs for 2011. We’d like to express gratitude to our Community members for your comments and suggestions. All of you submitted many of the...

2011 California Environmental Legislative Recap--A Touch More Green

By Mr. Gary Lucks Get the latest analysis of environmental laws recently passed by the California Legislature. The article includes coverage of 2011 state legislation on a variety of topics, such as climate change, air and water quality, energy, the California Environmental Quality Act, land use, sustainability...

California Insurance Commissioner Applauds Ceres for Insurer Climate Change Survey Report

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has applauded Ceres for releasing its report, Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey: 2012 Findings & Recommendations, which analyzes responses to the Climate Risk Disclosure Survey administered by California, New York, and Washington. "Ceres'...

Ceres Praised By Insurance Commissioner for Climate Change Survey Report

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has applauded Ceres for releasing its report, Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey: 2012 Findings & Recommendations, which analyzes responses to the Climate Risk Disclosure Survey administered by California, New York, and Washington. "Ceres'...

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: NY, NJ Take Different Paths To Sandy Recovery

NY, NJ TAKE DIFFERENT PATHS TO SANDY RECOVERY: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) are taking vastly different approaches to residents seeking to rebuild their coastal homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Christie wants them to stay and to rebuild and is willing to pay...

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: State of Washington Seeks To Reduce Pollution Associated With Climate Change

ENVIRONMENT: WASHINGTON Gov. Jay Inslee (D) signs SB 5802, which authorizes the hiring of an independent consultant to review the Evergreen State's efforts to cut carbon emissions and for an associated group of legislators and other leaders to use that evaluation to recommend actions to reduce pollution...

DLA Piper – Research Report: Climate Change Adaptation in the Boardroom

DLA Piper has published a research report, in collaboration with Future Ready and Climate Planning, on climate change adaptation and its place in the boardroom. Climate adaptation is recognized by many of the world's largest businesses as a global risk and one that requires critical attention...

Jenner & Block: Climate Change May Cause Greater Aviation Turbulence

A recent study published in the British journal, Nature Climate Change , suggests that turbulence on flights may be stronger and occur more often if carbon dioxide emissions double by 2050 further heating up the atmosphere. Turbulence is created by atmospheric pressure, jet streams, air around mountains...

High Court Hears Arguments On EPA’s Ability To Regulate Greenhouse Gases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 24 heard oral arguments on whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its bounds by regulating greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources such as power plants ( Utility Air Regulatory Group v. U.S. Environmental...

DLA Piper Climate Change Alert: EPA Announces Carbon Regulations For Existing Power Plants

By Deborah E. Jennings , Andrew B. Schatz and Catherine B. Campbell The Environmental Protection Agency has announced long-awaited regulations to reduce carbon-dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions from existing power plants pursuant to the Clean Air Act. EPA's Clean Power Plan would for the first time establish...