YOUNG FOLKS V. OBAMA: LANDMARK CONSTITUTIONALLY-BASED CLIMATE CHANGE LAWSUIT

Young Folks v. Obama: Landmark Constitutionally-Based Climate Change Lawsuit

The Complaint begins like this: “For over fifty years, the United States of America has known that carbon dioxide (“CO2″) pollution from burning fossil fuels was causing global warming and dangerous climate change, and that continuing to burn fossil fuels would destabilize the climate system on which present and future generations of our nation depend […]

Clean Air Act, Clean Power Plan, and Other Essential Topics Covered in CLE Program

In the beginning of August, President Obama finally unveiled the highly-anticipated “Clean Power Plan,” which is aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from United States coal-burning power plants. Under the plan, states will be required to meet specific carbon emission reduction standards based on their individual energy consumption. Critics of the plan […]

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