Tag: Climate Change

Global warming, fossil fuels focus of new wave of lawsuits

Fossil fuel producers could follow in the footsteps of tobacco companies, based on a new string of lawsuits targeting global warming, according to a Vox Media story. “In 1998, 46 states and the District of Columbia signed on… Read More

EPA set to overturn Obama-era vehicle efficiency rules, California sues

According to the Washington Post, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will revisit Obama-era vehicle efficiency rules. Obama’s policy to address climate change would raise efficiency requirements on the nation’s automobile fleet to more than 50 miles per gallon by 2025…. Read More

California Drought Brings Water-Rights Lawsuit

In what’s sure to become a milestone civil case, a group of water districts is suing California regulators over the state’s order prohibiting holders of some of the oldest water rights from pumping water out of rivers and… Read More