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.
Joseph Z. Fleming
The Paris Climate Accord was a voluntary and non-enforceable approach to resolving climate issues.
When the world (almost) united to fight climate change.
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.”
Violaine du Pontavice
What will be the future for the world’s climate issue?
Multiple Category 5 hurricanes. Drought. Wildfires. Climate change isn’t just damaging the environment and our health. It’s impacting the bottom line.
Beatriz Paulo de Frontin and Márcio Pereira
An overview of the Paris Climate Agreement.
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.
Kerri L. Barsh
The ability to move a water treatment plant closer to the populations that the plant would serve and then re-locate that facility to another location as demographics change or in the event of a natural disaster could prove invaluable.
Joseph K. Reinhart, Esq. and Meredith Odato Graham, Esq.
Expanding the scope of environmental review for the energy sector.
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."
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.
A Q&A with Konstantin Mikhel of Vlasova Mikhel & Partners about his experiences and the legal field in Belarus.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Civil unrest in Venezuela could have repercussions in South Florida, where many Venezuelans currently live.
Uria Menendez Abogados is committing itself to Spain's progressive environmental policies.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
"There is national mobility in Canada, so there is, in essence, free movement of lawyers across the country."
A time of changes, challenges, and opportunities.
Listed environmental lawyers share their thoughts on who should be leading the current sustainability movement.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member herb Gerson of FordHarrison on the current climate surrounding his practice area and the firm.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
A Q&A with Ad Board member Andrey Goltsblat of Goltsblat BLP LLP discussing the legal climate in Russia.
Susan B. Gellman
Spitting against the wind.
Environmental Impact Bonds offer governments, investors and non-government participants the opportunity to focus on outcomes rather than activities.
Meredith Aldridge, Colleen Welch, and Alicia Hall
Forty-five years of progress with Title IX.
The era of "no comment" to social and political questions is over. But what risk does the rise of so-called activist CEOs hold for a company?
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
The primary legislation for the investments on solar energy resources is the Law on Utilization of Renewable Energy Resources for Generating Electrical Energy2 ("RER Law").
By themselves, desalination, conservation, and system re-engineering won't solve our water puzzle. But together, they just might work.