Starting with a Messy Slate: The Role of Environmental Law in Haiti after the 2010 Earthquake

Vermont Law

Summary: The country of Haiti does not have a history of effective environmental regulation and this has continued after the devastating 2010 earthquake due to a lack of political and economic infrastructure. Starting with a Messy Slate: The Role of Environmental Law in Haiti after the 2010 Earthquake.

2014 40

UN says global carbon emissions set to rise 16 per cent by 2030

New Scientist

A UN analysis of countries' latest plans to cut carbon emissions shows they will actually rise 16 per cent on 2010 levels by 2030, leaving only a small window to limit global warming to 1.5


Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Amid the Misery of Hurricane Ida, Coastal Restoration Offers Hope. But the Price Is High

Inside Climate News

By James Bruggers, Bob Berwyn Sinking, soggy south Louisiana has been losing ground, literally, for decades: The southern part of the state lost about 1,800 square miles from the 1930s through 2010.

2010 84

Ambri Gets $144M Funding For Long Duration Battery Technology

Environmental Leader

Founded in 2010, based on MIT lab work and backed by seed money from Gates, Ambri has developed and commercialized proprietary liquid-metal. Ambri Inc.,

Should you exercise outside in air pollution?

Environmental News Bits

In 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a workshop to review the state of the science and existing… Read more → Air quality Environmental health Green lifestyle PublicationsRead the full story from U.S. EPA researchers are working to improve knowledge about the relationship between exercise and air pollution, which, until recently, has not been an active area of research.

SEC to Update Required Climate Related Disclosures

Greenbuilding Law

The Commission provided guidance in 2010 to public companies regarding then existing disclosure requirements as they apply to climate change matters. The staff “will use insights from that work to begin updating the 2010 guidance” to take into account developments in the last decade.

2010 52

Bloomberg, Schneider Electric Outline Steps Needed to Expand Rooftop Solar

Environmental Leader

The opportunity for such a build out was made possible by rapidly falling solar costs, which fell by 82% between 2010 and 2020. Still, authors noted that “policy and tariff design will be critical to enable [these deployments].

2010 60

Amid the Misery of Hurricane Ida, Coastal Restoration Offers Hope. But the Price Is High.

Inside Climate News

By James Bruggers, Bob Berwyn Sinking, soggy south Louisiana has been losing ground, literally, for decades: The southern part of the state lost about 1,800 square miles from the 1930s through 2010.

2010 55

Failing to curb emissions puts Earth on "catastrophic pathway"


The report reviewed all the commitments submitted by the Paris Climate accord signatories and found that the globe would experience a 16% rise in greenhouse gasses by 2030 compared to 2010 levels.Scientists have warned that the world would be inhabitable if governments will not stop greenhouse gas emissions and The world will face catastrophic weather events unless governments take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Stiglitz Versus Cochrane: What Are the Non-Market Quality of Life Impacts of Climate Change?

Environmental and Urban Economics

As I discuss in my 2010 Climatopolis book, Singapore in recent decades has been highly productive despite the nation's heat and humidity. Some readings; 2008 Urban Growth and Climate Change 2010 Climatopolis 2021 Adapting to Climate ChangeJohn Cochrane recently posted an important blog post sketching out his claim that climate change will only have a small impact on world GNP over the next 75 years.

Service Lists Franklin’s Bumble Bee as Endangered Species

Endangered Species Law

The Service’s decision is the culmination of a listing process that began 11 years ago with the submission of a petition to list by the Xerces Society in 2010. The U.S.

HotSpots H2O: Years-Long Drought Pushes Brazil to the Brink

Circle of Blue

Scientists estimate that Brazil hasn’t seen a normal period of rainfall since 2010. Scientists estimate that the country hasn’t seen a normal period of rainfall since 2010.

The world just experienced its warmest month ever

A Greener Life

Asia had its hottest July on record, beating the previous record set in 2010. Europe had its second-hottest July on record, tied with July 2010, and only trailing July 2018. The Dixie wildfire in the US. Photo credit: Photo: Josh Edelson / AFP. By Anders Lorenzen.

2010 83

Taking Climate Change to the International Court of Justice: Legal and Procedural Issues

Law Columbia

The Pulp Mills case between Argentina and Uruguay of 2010 spoke of environmental impact assessment as a principle of customary international law. By Michael B. Gerrard. Note: On September 26, 2019, the Vanuatu Permanent Mission to the United Nations hosted a workshop on seeking an advisory opinion on climate change from the International Court of Justice. Professor Michael Gerrard gave a presentation about the legal and procedural issues that would be involved.

The Rights of Nature — Can an Ecosystem Bear Legal Rights?

Law Columbia

In 2010, the City Council of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania unanimously passed an ordinance recognizing the Rights of Nature as part of a ban on shale gas drilling and fracking. By Tiffany Challe*. Photo by Mark Koch on Unsplash.

Texas Legislature to Consider Oil and Gas Lien Law Amendment

Energy & the Law

In contrast, Oklahoma Producers prevailed because the Oklahoma Lien Act in 2010 cured a defect still present in the Texas statute. Co-author Brittany Blakey. Texas lien law in some cases does not require the filing of a financing statement for priority perfection.

2010 116

Two corporate modernization developments taking effect today in Ontario


Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 is now in force. After a lengthy wait, Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (“ONCA”) comes into force today. Though ONCA received royal assent in 2010, its proclamation has been the subject of uncertainty and delays. On October 19, 2021, Ontario is taking two significant steps toward the modernization of Ontario corporate law and services, one statutory and one procedural.

2010 43

The Resurgent Consumer City by Fall 2021

Environmental and Urban Economics

See my 2010 piece and my ne w 2021 Yale Press book ; Adapting to Climate Change. I really like Paul Krugma n's NY Times piece from today. It focuses on his predictions about the short term future of cities. Here is a quote from the Nobel Laureate. "So

2021 130

Solar for Haiti

Global Green

Helping Haiti rebuild green following the devastating earthquake in January 2010. Since the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, the rebuilding of Haitihas been slow, but progress is being made. PROJECT.

2020 52

Sklamberg Quoted in The Pink Sheet on Remote FDA Enforcement Trends

Arnold Porter

Sklamberg, who held a variety of roles at the FDA from 2010 to 2017, explains that foreign over-the-counter products in particular may receive more warning letters is because of the differences in what gets evaluated and how often FDA inspections take place. Life Sciences & Healthcare Regulatory partner Howard Sklamberg was quoted in a recent article from The Pink Sheet , “Remote Methods Drove Most US FDA Enforcement Actions In FY 2021.”

2010 40

Heatwave sweeping across western Russia

A Greener Life

Last week the daytime temperature in Moscow , the capital of Russia, was forecast at 30-35 degrees Celsius and could reach record highs this week and break records which have stood since 1936, 1951 and 2010.

49 Years of Advocating for Our Ocean

Ocean Conservancy

We’ve also seen great challenges facing our ocean, like the increasing effects of climate change, the infamous BP oil spill in 2010 and a rapidly changing Arctic ecosystem. Today we’re celebrating our 49 th anniversary.

Ocean 64

Electrochemistry-based and -coupled characterization of energy storage materials

Physics World

She received a Woman of Distinction Award in the Education Category in 2011 from the Girl Scouts of Western New York, and 2010 Early Career Travel Award from the ECS Battery Division. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

2006 87

When Agencies Fail  

Legal Planet

It took until 2010 to get a CDC leader who was willing to deal with the issue. What happens when agencies fail in their jobs? People can die. The most dramatic example is the opioid crisis, in which a whole series of state and federal agencies fell short.

2010 73

A Sea Change in SEC Climate Change Disclosure

Greenbuilding Law

In 2010, the SEC issued an interpretive release that provided guidance as to how existing disclosure requirements apply to climate change matters.

2010 52

Regular exercise may lower risk of developing anxiety by almost 60%

Frontier Sin

By Colm Gorey, Frontiers science writer. Image: BGStock72/ The findings of a study published with Frontiers suggests that those who engage in regular exercise may lower their risk of developing anxiety by almost 60%.

2010 110

A Few Thoughts About Economic Growth as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

Environmental and Urban Economics

Take a look at David Sattherthwaite's 2010 tough review of my 2010 Climatopolis book. John Cochrane has posted an important blog post about adapting to climate change. His piece mainly focuses on macroeconomic issues. For decades, John was colleagues with Bob Lucas and those familiar with Robert Lucas's optimistic work on economic growth will see a correlation.

Artificial intelligence can spot holes in the Sun’s corona

Physics World

After training the neural network, the team used it to study 1700 EUV and magnetic field images of the Sun, taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory between November 2010 and December 2016.

Research reveals how much plastic debris is currently floating in the Mediterranean Sea

Frontier Sin

The model performed a simulation over the period from 2010 to 2017, tracking plastics from land-based sources such as rivers and coastal cities, while taking into account important dispersion processes such as sinking, vertical/horizontal mixing, wind, and currents.

Ocean 91

Weighing Two Circuit Splits, Ohio District Court Allows Declaratory Judgment and Contribution Claims to Proceed


After acquiring the site out of receivership in 2010, Plaintiff retained several environmental consulting firms and undertook voluntary remediation efforts pursuant to the Ohio Voluntary Action Program (VAP). On March 1, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio issued a ruling denying in part the summary judgment motion of Defendants Ingersoll-Rand and Trane U.S., against whom Plaintiff FIP Realty Co.

2010 40

Environmental Quality Board Publishes Final Chapter 91 & 92 Water Quality Permit Fee Increase Regulation

PA Environment Daily

Chapter 91 wastewater facility fees have not been increased since 1971 and NPDES permit fees were last increased in 2010. Environmental Protection Agency has told DEP several times since 2010 the agency does not have adequate resources to carry out its federally mandated responsibilities for the NPDES Program, including the MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program.

2010 40

Europe’s Post-Pandemic Economic Challenges


As during the 2010–11 recovery from the global financial crisis, energy has been the biggest driver, largely reflecting the strong rebound of economic activity, which has returned oil prices to the range that prevailed during pre-COVID years. By Alfred Kammer.

2022 61

Solving the proton puzzle

Physics World

On the other was the CREMA result – a single, very precise spectroscopy measurement for which no obvious flaws had been found, either before or after the result’s publication in 2010 ( Nature 466 213 ). But in 2010 along came CREMA with its muonic hydrogen spectroscopy measurements.

2014 114

Life beyond the Nobel: Takaaki Kajita and the hunt for gravitational waves

Physics World

Construction of KAGRA, which is based 200 m underground, began in 2010 and became operational in 2020. For the past half a century, Japan has led the world in neutrino science.

2008 111

Third District Affirms Judgment Upholding State Lands Commission’s Supplemental EIR For Desalination Plant Lease Modification, Rejects CEQA Claims That Commission Piecemealed Review And Should Have Assumed Lead Agency Status And Prepared A Subsequent EIR

CEQA Developments

The Commission initially authorized a 49-year lease of the site to Southern California Edison (SCE) in 1957, then approved an assignment from SCE and a subsequent 20-year lease to another entity (AES) expiring in 2026; in 2010, it approved a lease amendment adding real party Poseidon to the AES. Despite no legal challenges being made to the 2010 SEIR, the project again did not move forward.

2010 43

A deep dive into the IPCC’s updated carbon budget numbers

Real Climate

from Rogelj et al (2018) – note how the red dot marked 2010 moves to the purple dot marked 2010, once historical modelling uncertainties are corrected for. Guest post by Joeri Rogelj (Twitter: @joerirogelj).

2018 88

NASA selects two Venus missions for launch

Physics World

Since then the European Space Agency launched Venus Express in 2005 and more recently JAXA’s Akatsuki craft took off in 2010 , although it only arrived in 2015 after failing in its first attempt to enter Venus’s orbit, spending five years circling the Sun. “We’re

2028 101

The Emerging New Economic Geography of the United States

Environmental and Urban Economics

This 2 pager I wrote in 2010 h ighlights some key ideas about our system of cities and how it accommodates our diverse goals in coping with climate risk. Back in 2011, my old friend Enrico Moretti published his important New Geography of Jobs book. You can read a synopsis here. Along with many other urban economic scholars, I am fascinated by how different geographic locations compete for jobs and people.

NCEW Sponsor Edition— America’s Electric Companies: We Are #Committed2Clean


Since 2010, EEI’s member companies have invested more than $1 trillion in energy infrastructure to meet our customers’ expectations for clean energy and to provide the future energy services they deserve. The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and our investor-owned electric company members are committed to delivering—and to leading—America’s clean energy future.

Center For Rural Pennsylvania Recycling Study Recommends Additional Resources To Support Rural Recycling, Fix Electronic Waste Recycling Program

PA Environment Daily