Tag Archives: Climate

Climate Change Policy – Syracuse, NY

The Syracuse University College of Law is hosting a half-day symposium on Technology and Policy Responses to Climate Disruption on April 25, 2018. Registration is free. Read more detail on Recent Law Librarian posts –

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Guest Blogger Ken Alex: California’s Global Climate Action Summit, September 12-14, 2018

[This is the final post in a series expressing my view of why California’s actions on climate change are so important and how they will change the world. The introductory post provides an overview and some general context.] Under the Paris Agreement, … Continue reading

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Human Net Zero and Climate Net Zero

This is another follow-up to my posts this week about the influence of carbon sinks on emission reduction goals. Let’s just start from the state of the carbon sinks right now. If I am not in error, they have been … Continue reading

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The Climate for Human Rights

Professor Rebecca M. Bratspies of CUNY Law School has published a timely new article in the current issue of the University of Miami Law Review, titled The Climate for Human Rights. Here's the abstract, and a link to the article… … Continue reading

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Federal Common Law Climate Claims: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

Just a few weeks ago, Federal Judge William Alsup ruled that claims brought by San Francisco and Oakland against certain large oil companies belonged in federal court, because they raise issues of federal common law.  Last week, in a similar … Continue reading

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