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October 2019 Updates to the Climate Case Charts

Law Columbia

Circuit Ruled that EPA Must Consider Endangered Species in Setting Renewable Fuel Standards. Circuit Court of Appeals sent the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standards rule back to EPA after finding that EPA failed to comply with requirements of the Endangered Species Act. Chao , No. 1:19-cv-02826 (D.D.C., filed Sept.

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August 2021 Updates to the Climate Case Charts

Law Columbia

Court Said Climate Scientist Provided Sufficient Evidence of Actual Malice for Blog Authors but Not for Publisher. Spain approved the National Energy and Climate Plan 2021-2030 in March 2021. Instead, they sought an order that the Plan must be more ambitions in order to be aligned with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.

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May 2020 Updates to the Climate Case Charts

Columbia Climate Law

Montana Federal Court Vacated Nationwide Permit Due to Corps of Engineers Failure to Initiate Consultation Under Endangered Species Act. The court found that there was “resounding evidence” in the record that authorized discharges may affect endangered and threatened species and critical habitat and that the U.S.

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March 2018 Updates to the Climate Case Charts

Law Columbia

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court decision that vacated the listing of the Arctic ringed seal as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The decision also addressed a number of non-climate change claims under NEPA, the Endangered Species Act, CEQA, and other state law.

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Policy News: April 11, 2022

ESA

Despite that scrap, the takeaway remains constant — there is no hope of stopping global warming at the Paris Agreement limits of 1.5 degree limit of the Paris Agreement is a pipe dream unless emissions peak in the coming three years and fall by almost half from 2019 levels by 2030, the scientists said.

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