Environmental Law

Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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bialowieza_forestFederal appeals court blocks climate change lawsuit   

Source: Jurist

November 09, 2018

-United States-

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday granted the Trump administration a temporary stay in an environmental suit brought by young Americans. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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coal-fired power plants     Clean energy measures suffer significant ballot losses

Source:Jurist

November 07, 2018

-United States-

A number of clean energy and environmental protection ballot measures were voted down Tuesday.

These ballot measures ranged from more conventional measures requiring certain percentages of a state’s electricity production to come from renewable sources to more radical measures including direct taxes on carbon emissions and the requirement of an open and competitive electricity market. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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imagesSupreme Court refuses to block climate change lawsuit             

Source: Jurist

November 05, 2018

-United States-

US Chief Justice Roberts denied an application Friday to stay a climate change lawsuit against the government.

This reverses a temporary hold of the case, Juliana v. USordered by Roberts last month. The government sought to stay the lawsuit until review of a petition for a writ of mandamus ordering the lawsuit dismissed. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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imagesEnvironmental advocates challenge border wall plans

Source: Jurist

October 19, 2018

-United States-

A group of environmental advocacy organizations filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Thursday over concerns that the border wall will result in detrimental environmental impacts to the areas surrounding the wall construction sites. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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usaSupreme Court puts climate change lawsuit on hold    

Source: Jurist

October 19, 2018

-United States-

US Chief Justice Roberts on Friday ordered a temporary hold on a climate change lawsuit until the plaintiffs provide a response to the government.

The plaintiffs have until Wednesday to provide a response to the Department of Justice’s stay request. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Internacional / International Law

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bialowieza_forestClimate change suit allowed against US government but not Trump     

Source: Jurist

October 16, 2018

-United States-

An Oregon federal judge on Monday ruled that a group of young Americans can move forward with a lawsuit against the US government for climate change inaction but that President Donald Trump cannot be named as a defendant in the case. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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imagesNew Americas Treaty Boosts Environmental Rights      

Source: Human Rights Watch

October 10, 2018

A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region.  Leer el resto de esta entrada »