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Why climate change is so hard to tackle: The global problem – Axios

Democratic presidential hopefuls are calling for aggressive action to reduce heat-trapping emissions, while nations are facing pressure to ramp up commitments ahead of a major United Nations summit next month. The big picture: Despite that fervor, progress on climate change…

Caught Green-Handed: The Bloomberg-Ellison Climate Corruption Connection

It came to light last year that a handful of rich left-wing donors led by Michael Bloomberg have collaborated with New York University Law School to recruit, place and pay for lawyers in attorney generals’ offices around the United States….

Sorry, Porsche — Tesla Model 3 Already Has Repeatable Acceleration. Can We Troll Fossils Instead?

Porsche’s recent attempt to troll Tesla by emphasizing the Taycan’s repeated acceleration ability ended up being quickly rebuffed. A Tesla Model 3 Performance owner demonstrated consistent acceleration launches 31 times back to back over a 28 minute period (albeit, within legal speed limits). Instead of EVs trolling other EVs, why don’t we just highlight EV powertrains’ advantages over fossils instead

You and a ginkgo tree can help scientists study climate change

A ginkgo tree in Tokyo shows off its green summer foliage. (Photo: Blew_s/Shutterstock) Most of us can’t do much to stop climate change, but doing a little is still better than nothing. And along with the many lifestyle changes that…

New ESA Reforms Will Protect Species, Kill Endless Red Tape

For decades, the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) has hovered like a giant Sword of Damocles over broad swaths of rural America. If some unfortunate farmer, rancher, fruit grower, or any other landowner was found to be harboring a threatened…

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COURTS: Attorney ethics rules: Another climate law frontier?

Professional rules for lawyers may be the next intersection of climate change and the law. One legal expert argues that attorneys could be open to charges of ethical breaches if they fail to disclose client activity linked to harms wrought by climate change.