Corporate executives need to be ready to implement a comprehensive emergency plan when a crisis suddenly threatens their company.
The impacts from this extreme cold weather event were far reaching and severe, with the natural gas and electric sectors being hit particularly hard.
An insured entity must assess the risks it faces, obtain adequate coverage, account for exclusions in coverage, and understand the important jurisdiction-specific rules.
Extreme or unforeseen weather events have the potential to impact certain types of power project contracts.
Climate variability around the world is increasing at a faster pace, and the burning of fossil fuels and mass deforestation are contributing significantly to the enhanced greenhouse gas effect.
With a cooperative approach, a regulatory framework that is both protective of the environment and supportive of the responsible development of shale gas, extreme weather concerns can be addressed.
Issues affecting offshore wind turbines in the North Sea could impact future turbines placed in the Gulf of Mexico or in Wind Energy Areas along the East Coast.
Many climate and weather-related legal disputes are uniquely well-suited to mediation or arbitration--one of the most compelling reasons being the ability to create solutions that are not available in court.
California’s shift in the direction of flexibility and focus on system-wide improvements to its flood control system is a necessary development in light of potentially extreme flood events in the future.
The Australian government used EPBCA’s decision-making process in its efforts to protect the severely endangered Tasmanian devil, which is threatened with extinction.
Hydraulic fracturing in the United States is increasing the supply of natural gas, which could enhance the country's position as a competitor in the energy export markets.
How well do our laws and policies measure up, in theory and in practice, to the standards proclaimed in the Declaration?
The agency’s first step may be the end of the construction of new coal-fired power plants in this country.
The application of emerging or non-traditional business techniques to the management of a law office is absolutely essential to survival.