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A Tobacco Moment – A Global Warming Skeptic Changes His Mind and Admits Global Warming Is Real and Caused by Humans

Posted in Greenhouse Gases
Opinio Juris has a pointed, dry humor post about a change of mind for a prominent prior skeptic on global warming (Richard Muller). Perhaps one should say Mr. Muller had his tobacco moment – the truth became unavoidable. Companies involved with toxic tort issues need to keep looking at science. Responsible companies can avoid looking… Continue Reading

Green House Gas Ruling and More Regulations Ahead

Posted in Greenhouse Gases
The focus on greenhouse gases continues to increase. As I prepared to leave the country, the 2d Circuit issued its opinion allowing a greenhouse gas claim based on nuisance. The opinion is here.In addition, environmental regulation of greenhouse gas reporting also is increasing. The Marten Group’s always helpful website describes two new sets of proposed… Continue Reading