Tag Archives: Climate

‘Climate denial’ just made it into the dictionary. Wait, what?

Grist: “The world is on fire, and so is our vocabulary. Merriam-Webster added 640 new words to its online dictionary last week. The additions include swole (“extremely muscular”), new meanings for snowflake (someone who is “treated as unique or special” … Continue reading

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New EPA Report – Preparing for Worsening Disasters Due Climate Change

Guidance about Planning for Natural Disaster Debris – “The Planning for Natural Disaster Debris (PDF)(150 pp, 6 MB, April 2019, EPA-F-19-003) guidance is an update to the version that EPA published in March 2008. It is designed to help all … Continue reading

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Varvastian: The Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment in Climate Change Litigation

Sam Varvastian (Cardiff Univ.) has posted The Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment in Climate Change Litigation. Here's the abstract:This paper discusses a particular field of climate change law: climate change litigation based on claims stemming from the … Continue reading

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NGFS’ first comprehensive report on climate change as a source of financial risk

On 17 April 2019, the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) published its first comprehensive report, A call for action: climate change as a source of financial risk. The NGFS, launched at the Paris One Planet Summit on 12 … Continue reading

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District Court Provides Guidance On Climate Change Analysis Under NEPA

A federal district court has ruled that the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) failed to adequately consider climate change when approving a set of oil and gas leases on public lands in Wyoming. The ruling should be of broader interest … Continue reading

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