Class Action Law Suit Alleges Brake Defects In Toyota Hybrid Vehicles


A major law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against Toyota alleging many of its hybrid models have a defect in their braking system that could cause the cars not to slow properly when needed.

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


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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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Denmark To Address Carbon Emissions With New Universal Fees — Final Negotiations This Fall Could Be Historic


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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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Will The Forthcoming New Danish Climate Law Boost A Carbon Tax?


In the beginning of September the newly elected Danish government, comprised of the parties Socialdemokratiet, Radikale, Socialistisk Folkeparti, and Enhedslisten, started its work on a new climate law.

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Gigantic Atlantic Coast Gas Pipeline Done In By Humble Household Heat Pump


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


Can A Government Be Held Accountable If Climate Legislation Is Violated?


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The Climate, The Queen, And The Deep Blue Sky


Her majesty the Queen Margrethe II of Denmark says she is not convinced that human activity is the primary cause of the current climate change? Nevertheless, it just might be the work on the green energy transition that most effectively will get us back on track after the corona crisis.

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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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Courted By Texas, Colorado, & Florida, Tesla Celebrates Opening Of 1st Service Center In Michigan


Tesla has a golden opportunity to drive a stake through the heart of franchise dealer laws. Several states would like Tesla to make them their new home. Now you be a good time to take advantage of it.

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


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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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Global Eco laws Grow but widespread failure enforcIng

Green Living Guy

First of all, the first-ever global assessment of environmental rule of law finds weak enforcement. All despite prolific growth in environmental laws and agencies worldwide. So expansion of laws and enforcement but doing nothing over Continue Reading.

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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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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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Considering The Locals & Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain


A new report, Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain: Frequently Asked Questions, offers a lot of insight and data on key EV battery supply chain questions.

Global briefing: Hungary passes net zero law

Business Green

Hungary approves net zero law and issues green bond. Hungary has become the latest country to pass net zero legislation, after the national parliament this week approved a law that establishes a 2050 climate neutrality goal for the central European state.

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Addressing “Texas Banned Tesla & Is Against Green Energy” Claims


There's a well known refrain that Tesla is banned in Texas. That's somewhat true, but not completely. For example, you can buy a Tesla online and pick it up at a delivery center — many Tesla owners have done this, including one of CleanTechnica's writers.

Green Lantern Solar Welcomes Energy Law Intern Zach Berger


Green Lantern Solar, a leading renewable energy development and construction company focusing on commercial-scale solar PV and energy storage systems, announced that Vermont Law School (VLS) rising 3L Zach Berger has joined their legal team for the summer Thursday, June 11, 2020 Waterbury, VT -.

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Governor Northam signs Virginia Clean Economy Act The new law sets 100% renewable goals and expands solar net metering.

Solar Power World

Governor Ralph Northam is accelerating Virginia’s transition to clean energy by signing the Virginia Clean Economy Act and by amending the Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act that requires Virginia to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

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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.

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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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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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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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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Denmark Passes Magic 50% In Renewable Electricity Generation Milestone


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New laws in Singapore appear to give employers ‘almost unfettered power’ over migrant workers’ movements, say NGOs


The rules, which took effect on 2 June, require most lower-income foreign workers to obtain their employers’ consent in order to leave their dormitories

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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. .

Africa’s Oil Curse, the Example of Nigeria


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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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Spain to push for net zero by 2050 as government unveils sweeping new climate law

Business Green

Ambitious draft climate law would immediately ban new oil, gas and coal projects and end subsidies for fossil fuels. The draft law, which parliament must still approve, follows the Spanish government's declaration of a climate emergency earlier this year.

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Green Jobs: Take a Look at the Top Energy Trends of 2020

U.S. Green Technology

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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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The Brief: LeapFrog’s Andy Kuper (podcast), vested world, worker-owned holding company, estimating impact assets, law enforcement accountability art

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: LeapFrog’s Andy Kuper (podcast), vested world, worker-owned holding company, estimating impact assets, law enforcement accountability art appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact! The Call No. 19: Investing in green infrastructure to weather the recession.

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China’s energy law could help address the Belt and Road’s climate impact


The draft bill is a step in the right direction, but falls short on screening the export of fossil fuel technologies

New law makes it easier for British Columbians to buy electric cars

Clean Energy Canada

government passing a new law that will require automakers to sell a growing percentage of electric vehicles in the province: “British Columbians are excited about electric cars and the chance to cut both their fuel costs and pollution.

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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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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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