The Rule Of Climate Law — Denmark Shows How It’s Done


Green Economy Policy & Politics climate action climate law climate legislation Danish climate law Danish climate legislation DenmarkBinding climate legislation is now agreed upon among the vast majority of the Danish parliament.

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National Task Force On Rule Of Law And Democracy Report Slams Trump For War On Science


Policy & Politics Science Climate change national task force on rule of law and democracyA new report suggests the war on science will end badly for the United States. Can we turn things around?

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EPA suspends environmental law enforcement

Inhabitat - Innovation

Businesses will not face any repercussions for polluting American air, land or water, as long as they can claim their practices are related to COVID-19

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EV Charger Blocking Law Passed In Ontario, Canada


In Canada, a bill was recently passed that makes the blocking of EV chargers an offense that can be fined up to $125. Paul Calandra, Government House Leader and Member of Provincial Parliament for Markham-Stouffville, answered some questions about the legislation for CleanTechnica.

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Dundee to host conference on climate change science and law

Envirotec Magazine

Scotland will host world-leading experts in climate change law and science in September, as they attend a major conference on global climate at the University of Dundee.

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BP & Trump Weaken Environmental Laws That Protect Americans — Is This Not The Swampiest Swamp?


British Petroleum (BP), which is the same company that had the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico just off the coast of Louisiana in 2010 that devastated much of our wetlands, has won a victory against laws protecting the environment.

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Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act is signed into law

Inhabitat - Innovation

In a bipartisan win, the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act has been signed into law, making serious harm to “living non-human mammals, birds, reptiles or amphibians” a federal crime

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EPA suspends environmental law enforcement


The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that, in accordance with the wishes of the Trump administration, it will suspend enforcing environmental laws for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. More here: EPA suspends environmental law enforcement.

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New Virginia law prevents HOAs from blocking solar installations

Solar Power World

It strikes a fair balance between… The post New Virginia law prevents HOAs from blocking solar installations appeared first on Solar Power World. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed HB 414/SB 504.

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The CleanTech Alliance Supports the Law Carbon Fuel Standard Bill

CleanTech Alliance

By Lindsay McCormick and Jon Okun On January 16, 2020, the CleanTech Alliance Executive Committee voted to support the low carbon fuel standard bill, Washington HB 1110, subject to review of the final language. The Alliance believes that the Low Carbon Fuel Standard issue is one of great import to the State of Washington and […]. Alliance News

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Here’s How One Teenager is Taking A Stand Against Car Idling


Air Quality Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Policy & Politics Activism anti-idling anti-idling laws California car idling schools students Ventura

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California passes law that prevents cities from taxing energy generated by solar rooftop projects

Solar Power World

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law last week financial protections for consumer investments in rooftop solar energy.

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Will California's ingredient transparency law spur safer cleaners?


Disclosure, like many cleaning products, remains the best disinfectant. Chemicals & Toxics Consumer Products Design & Packaging Transparency

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Lawyers For Good Government Climate Change Program Provides Pro-Bono Legal Resources For Municipalities To Switch To 100% Renewable Energy


Rivian Says It Will Not Use Franchise Dealers To Sell Its Vehicles


Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Colorado FRANCHISE DEALER LAWS Rivian TeslaRivian has joined the campaign to sell directly to customers without using franchise dealers. Another paradign is about to get shifted.

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Trump Takes His War On “The Swamp” To New Levels With NEPA Roll Back


Policy & Politics environmental law National Environmental Policy ActTrump is gloating about gutting environmental regulations, a decision that has business leaders cheering.

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Tesla Withdraws Appeal To Connecticut Supreme Court Regarding Direct Sales Ban


It has quietly dropped its appeal of the state's franchise dealer law and begun leasing cars at its service facility in Milford. Tesla has adjusted its strategy in Connecticut.

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Climate Law Institute

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Job Description: The Center for Biological Diversity seeks a full-time Clean Transportation Advocate/ Staff Attorney in our Climate Law Institute to join our bold and progressive campaign to advance the urgently needed transition away from fossil fuel vehicles to zero emissions transportation in California and around the country. Position: Clean Transportation Advocate/ Staff Attorney. Location: Sacramento, Oakland, or Los Angeles California. .

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New law will hold B.C. government accountable for climate action

Clean Energy Canada

These changes will put government transparency and accountability into law and will ensure a diverse group of independent voices continue to contribute to future decisions that help meet B.C.’s The post New law will hold B.C.

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Global briefing: EPA suspends environmental law enforcement in response to pandemic

Business Green

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced it was suspending its enforcement of environmental laws in response to the crisis, informing companies they would not be pursued for environmental infractions during the outbreak.

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Fees Dampen Demand For Rooftop Solar In Alabama


Clean Power Rooftop Solar Solar Energy Alabama alabama power rooftop solar fees Southern Environmental Law CenterAlabama Power, which serves two-thirds of electricity customers in the state, assesses people who have rooftop solar systems a fee of $5.00

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Law to end "toxic colonialism" comes into force

Business Green

Governments ratify treaty amendment banning export of hazardous waste from EU and OECD countries

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Study Finds Statistical Correlation Between Voting Records & Campaign Cash


Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics campaign finance laws fossil fuel industry League of Conservation Voters lobbyingAn analysis of 28 years of campaign contribution data finds a correlation between donations by fossil fuel companies and the voting records of members of Congress.

Denmark Passes Magic 50% In Renewable Electricity Generation Milestone


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Africa’s Oil Curse, the Example of Nigeria


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'Climate neutrality is our destiny': EU unveils net zero by 2050 Climate Law

Business Green

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen claims law will see net zero taken into account 'in all future policy and legislation'. The Climate Law will oblige the European Union to take our climate goals into account in all future policy and legislation," she explained. "It

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Ensuring equity in Washington’s 100% clean electricity law implementation

Front And Centered

Washington passed 100% clean electricity into law earlier this year, and with public input government agencies are currently drafting rules to guide utilities on how to comply with the law by phasing out fossil fuel emissions and integrating equity in their service models.

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25 Climate Activists Occupy Chase Bank & Launch A Major New Campaign Targeting The Financial Industry


The “Stop the Money Pipeline” Mobilization aims to end the financing of fossil fuels and deforestation. .

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Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya


Activists trying to record illegal mining come under attack and are critically injured

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Danish Climate Council Recommendations Hard To Swallow — Well, Of Course They Are


Carbon Pricing Carbon Tax Climate Change Green Economy Policy & Politics Danish climate council Danish climate law Denmark GHG targetOn March 9th, the Danish Climate Council presented a number of recommendations aimed at achieving Denmark's 70% reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030.

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Defend Our Future Testifies Against Trump Administration’s Attempt to Undermine Yet Another Bedrock Environmental Law

Defend Our Future

Defend Our Future Testifies Against Trump Administration’s Attempt to Undermine Yet Another Bedrock Environmental Law. The post Defend Our Future Testifies Against Trump Administration’s Attempt to Undermine Yet Another Bedrock Environmental Law appeared first on Defend Our Future.

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Environmental Masters Degrees from Vermont Law School

Green Market Oracle

Vermont Law School (VLS) offers three environmental masters degrees. A master's degree from VLS is different from other law degrees. Instead of studying theories about how policies work, VLS master's candidates learn the law and how to use it to effect change. Environmental VSL Master's degrees in law cover a wide range of policy issues including energy, food and agriculture. MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY (MELP) Climate change.

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'We have to move faster': Chile to present climate law targeting net zero by 2050

Business Green

COP25 host unveils plans to table climate change law next week that would put country on path to carbon neutrality by 2050

European energy giants step up calls for 'ambitious' EU climate law

Business Green

A group of six of Europe's largest energy companies have today written to the EU, calling on it to fast track plans for a new climate law that would require the bloc to deliver net zero emissions by 2050 at the latest.

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Global Briefing: France confirms law preventing companies destroying unsold goods

Business Green

Under the law all unsold items must be reused, sold, or recycled. It follows a 2016 law passed in France requiring all supermarkets to donate unsold food to organisations redistributing it to people in need, rather than throwing it away.

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France Passes Green Rooftop Law

Alternative Energy News

Energy Politics | Environment and Sustainability | Solar Power France keeps making green headlines lately… the Eiffel Tower’s wind turbines, the tree-shaped wind turbines being installed in Paris, and now an exciting new law that is sure to have a huge environmental impact in urban centers.

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Courts, contracts, and commercial law: A new frontier for climate action?

Business Green

The Chancery Law Project is bringing together all sections of the legal profession to try and drill climate action into contracts, regulation and national laws. Laws can accelerate and enable the net zero transition, the Green Paper report argues.

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Fossil Fuel Interests Applaud Trump Admin's Weakening of Major Environmental Law


Read time: 7 mins Industry groups including oil and gas trade associations were quick to pile on the praise following President Trump’s announcement Thursday, January 9 of major overhauls to the National Environmental Policy Act ( NEPA ).

Green Share Bill: MP pushes for law to help cooperatives to raise green investment

Business Green

A new law that would make itr easier for cooperatives and community associations to raise investment for environmental projects has been tabled in Parliament. The MP drew third in the private members ballot, which enables MPs time in Parliament to introduce their own laws.

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Chamber of Commerce’s Energy Members Silent After Group Opposed Using Wartime Law to Produce Medical Supplies


Read time: 6 mins By Dave Anderson , Energy and Policy Institute. Originally posted on Energy and Policy Institute. Major electric utilities and fossil fuel producers that are members of the U.S.