The 2018 election cycle took climate change to the governors’ offices in states across the Midwest and in Florida. Inside Climate News reported this week on how Governor Gretchen Wilson, Michigan’s newly elected Democratic governor, is creating a new office of climate and energy. She also committed the state to the US Climate Alliance, which … [Read more...] about Governors are Taking a Stand on Climate Change in the Midwest and Florida
Environmental lawyer and social entrepreneur James Thornton, the founder and CEO of ClientEarth, delivered a November 14 lecture in Washington, D.C., on how lawyers throughout the world are taking action to protect the environment. His lecture was the eighth Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law hosted by the Salzburg Global … [Read more...] about Can Lawyers Save the Planet?
The UK government says its environment and energy rules will remain in step with the EU’s even if it makes a hard, no-deal exit next year. Time, however, is running short. In a batch of papers released on Thursday, the department for exiting the EU detailed how it is preparing for a possible crash Brexit on 29 March — while … [Read more...] about United Kingdom Offers Green Assurances For No-Deal Brexit