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Climate Change Litigation Strategy: Swing For The Fences Or Hit Singles?
Those seeking to address climate change through litigation have taken two different paths. Some cases, probably best represented by Juliana v. United States
United States
9 Aug 2019
Some Say The World Will End In Fire; Some Say In Floods
I've always understood that heat causes more fatalities than other weather-related phenomena.
United States
30 Jul 2019
Mitigating GHG Emissions From Buildings. The Drumbeat Is Getting Louder
I've posted a number of times about the coming wave of efforts to reduce or eliminate GHG emissions from buildings.
United States
19 Jul 2019
Is Putin's Deep Game To Make Money From Climate Change?
ClimateWire (subscription required) reported today that Russia plans to join the Paris Agreement. Apparently, Russia is doing so because it sees a global move to a low-carbon economy and it
United States
18 Jul 2019
Dispatches From Carbon (Fantasy) Land
Greenwire reported today that the White House blocked testimony by Dr. Rod Schoonover of the State Department to the House Intelligence Committee on "The National Security Implications of Climate Change."
United States
18 Jun 2019
Louisiana Takes Adaptation Seriously — Evidence Of A Tipping Point In Belief In Climate Change?
The public-private partnership Louisiana Strategies for Future Environments just released a report so stark in its conclusions that
United States
31 May 2019
Whatever Happened To The Conservative Belief In Markets?
After receiving an analysis showing that shutting the Jim Bridger and Naughton coal-fired electric generating plants in Wyoming would save ratepayers money...
United States
14 May 2019
Citizen Plaintiffs Lose A Climate Suit — Let Me Count The Ways (Video)
Yesterday, Judge Paul Diamond dismissed climate litigation brought by the Clean Air Council and two minor plaintiffs. Like the Juliana case in Oregon, the plaintiffs argued that the government
United States
28 Feb 2019
PFAS Concerns – Real Hazard Or Just Outrage?
Concern about the impacts of Poly- and Perflouroalkyl Substances is extensive and growing. Without seeking to downplay the potential risks from PFAS exposure,
United States
22 Feb 2019
More On The Green New Deal: Nukes, Hydro, And A Carbon Tax Aren't Dead Yet
Neither would it preclude use of market-based approaches towards regulating carbon.
United States
13 Feb 2019
Carbon Free Boston — Or How To Save The World In A Few Easy Steps
Boston's Green Ribbon Commission has just released Carbon Free Boston, which outlines a pathway to a carbon-free city by 2050.
United States
5 Feb 2019
Americans Are Increasingly Sure About Climate Change: That Appears To Include DOD
Two reports crossed my desk this week that, together, made me wonder if we're finally nearing the tipping point on climate change belief in the United States.
United States
28 Jan 2019
Who Needs A Carbon Tax When We Can Raise the Real Estate Excise Tax?
Though my friends in the real estate industry may not be happy, I think that this is a fine idea.
United States
24 Jan 2019
Is RGGI For Transportation About To Happen? All Will Be Revealed In 2019
On Tuesday, nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Transportation Climate Initiative – notably not yet including New York – announced that they:
United States
2 Jan 2019
"Managed Retreat?" — Once More, Scientists Fail To Consult With Branding Specialists
wo seemingly unrelated adaptation stories caught my eye last week. The first involved efforts by the California Coastal Commission to provide guidance on "Residential Adaptation" to climate change.
United States
13 Dec 2018
Coming Soon To A Major City Near You — Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Video)
Members of the New York City Council have introduced a proposal to impose mandatory building energy efficiency standards.
United States
11 Dec 2018
The National Climate Assessment Projects Major Economic Impacts. The President Doesn't Believe It. Must Not Be True.
Last week, the government released the Fourth National Climate Assessment. Not surprisingly, it's largely consistent with the prior assessments.
United States
30 Nov 2018
Deja Vu All Over Again — The Trump Administration Refuses To Provide "Good Reasons" For Its Change In Course On Keystone XL
The Department possesses the authority to give more weight to energy security in 2017 than it had in 2015.
United States
15 Nov 2018
The UCS Wants To Preserve Existing Nuclear Plants — You Know That Means The Climate Situation Must Be Dire
Anti-nuke greens should chill for a moment before committing harakiri.
United States
14 Nov 2018
A Mixed Bag For Climate Litigation Plaintiffs
Last week there were two court decisions on cases in which groups of citizens are seeking court orders requiring the government to act on climate change. The biggest news was that the Supreme Court
United States
9 Nov 2018
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