Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Environmental Impact Bonds offer governments, investors and non-government participants the opportunity to focus on outcomes rather than activities.
Beatriz Paulo de Frontin and Márcio Pereira
An overview of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Andrew B. Greenfield
Upon termination, these professionals had no time to finalize their affairs, were unable to remain in the country lawfully in order to seek alternate employment or a new visa status, and immediately became deportable from the United States.
John W.H. Denton AO
"How do we make intelligent choices and decisions now when US policy is unclear? Inauguration Day is 20 January 2017. It is useful to look at the key policy approach identified in the campaign."
Lisa S. Zebovitz
The United States Climate Alliance, currently comprised of 14 states, is “committed to the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement.”
Patricia Brown Holmes and Leslie Davis
Joseph Z. Fleming
The Paris Climate Accord was a voluntary and non-enforceable approach to resolving climate issues.
Lee D. Hoffman
As the environmental movement challenged the energy industry to move “beyond coal” and later to move “beyond gas” to a carbonless energy future, investment in renewable energy skyrocketed.
Listed environmental lawyers share their thoughts on who should be leading the current sustainability movement.
Violaine du Pontavice
What will be the future for the world’s climate issue?
Lessons from the birthplace of modern environmentalism.
Christine M. Thomlinson
Bill 132 includes amendments to sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario which deal with workplace harassment.
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Joseph K. Reinhart, Esq. and Meredith Odato Graham, Esq.
Expanding the scope of environmental review for the energy sector.
Mark L. Stermitz
The accord could affect the economic and social circumstances of farmers, ranchers, and small town residents whose lives are connected with the large deposits of fossil fuels in North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.
José Vinícius Bicalho Costa, Jr.
Often we come across statements about the complex business environment in Brazil—questions about the difficulties of starting a business, the slowness of the judiciary, and the legal aspects of tax, labor, and business.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
Looking to make a difference as a practitioner of environmental law? These seven pointers will help bolster your green bona fides.
Grady S. Hurley
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has primary regulatory jurisdiction over OCS oil and gas operations. Following the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2011, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was created to issue leases and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) established to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve national resources.
When the world (almost) united to fight climate change.
Multiple Category 5 hurricanes. Drought. Wildfires. Climate change isn’t just damaging the environment and our health. It’s impacting the bottom line.
Ann Holden Kendell
In Cooper Tire & Rubber Company v. NLRB (Case 08–CA–087155), a bargaining unit employee yelled racist statements to African-American replacement workers while he was on a picket line.
Sidney F. Ansbacher
New law requires FEMA to audit failed hurricane contracts.
Donald C. Bluedorn II
Practical points for lawyers (and others).
In this novel atmosphere of denials and obstacles, the damage is two-fold: our nation is not only denying its righteous legacy, but also its rightful destiny.
Steven M. Charney
This strong return to activity, in both public and private works, has taken place in an environment marked by an equally striking evolution.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.