The Meteorology Of Environmental Impact Review

Law360, New York (September 18, 2009, 12:19 PM EDT) -- Awareness of global climate change issues has become deeply entrenched in the public consciousness. Indeed, it seems that hardly a day passes without a mainstream media report on greenhouse gas emissions, carbon footprints, rising sea levels or polar ice loss.

With so much of the public’s attention directed toward global climate, one might expect rigorous procedures to be in place that require governmental decision-makers to consider these issues in project environmental reviews.

In fact, recent developments in science, law and politics have, at present, made this...
To view the full article, register now.