World Energy Outlook 2010

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed.The International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2010 was released this week. Among the take-aways of the Executive Summary that are germane to climate change courses, based on the Agency’s “New Policies” central scenario for energy use and GHG emissions: World energy demand [...]

The new U.S. Congress and Climate Change

Some of you teaching a climate change course this semester are undoubtedly discussing the implications of the takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives by the GOP. Here’s an interesting tidbit for the mix: Representative John Shimkus (R. Illinois), who is seeking the chairmanship of  the House Energy & Commerce Committee, recently stated that we [...]

Insights from Disaster Law . . . part 1

Last week, I hosted the 12th Annual Northeast Florida Environmental Summit at Florida Coastal School of Law.  Presenters offered various perspectives on the theme “Environmental Disasters:  Linking Law, Science, & Policy.”  Several of the presentations may be of interest to readers of this blog, and I’ll highlight them in a series of posts complete with links to the [...]