If allowed to stand, the rollbacks will result in enormous and needless increases in greenhouse gas emissions — and higher electric bills.
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Author at State of the Planet
The ‘Model Laws for Deep Decarbonization’ website provides legal examples that can be customized in order to achieve deep reductions in fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has announced that during the COVID-19 pandemic it will “exercise discretion” in enforcing natural gas pipeline safety regulations.
Some policies can simultaneously address public health threats, reduce emissions and provide for a city’s recovery.
How governments can ensure transparency and public access to information while social distancing continues.
The president’s ongoing war on science has significantly weakened researchers’ ability to respond to COVID-19 and other looming public health and environmental crises.
While hiding inconvenient facts may not be the intention behind EPA’s COVID-19 policy, it could very well be its effect.
Tribes Claim U.S. Government Violates Human Rights by Failing to Address Climate-Forced Displacement
Five U.S. tribes claim that climate change compromises their human rights, including rights to life, health, housing, water, sanitation, and a healthy environment.
Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and severe. Here are 12 ways the law can help society cope with these impacts.
A new report documents 94 attempts by the Trump Administration to undermine climate protections in 2017 and 2018—and finds that the courts have largely constrained these rollbacks.