Environment

U.S. Submits Notification of Withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 4, 2019, the United States officially submitted its notice to the United Nations that it intends to withdraw from the

Basel Convention Parties Take Global Lead on Mitigating Plastic Pollution

As chemical-intensive industries have grown, environmental contamination and human health degradation from chemical pollutants have heavily intensified, prompting global environmental concern.[1] In particular, plastic waste has emerged as one of the most problematic aspects of the rising wave of global chemical pollution.

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23
Issue: 
7
Author: 
Sabaa A. Khan
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UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Releases New Report, "Climate Change and Land" (August 8, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On August 8, 2019, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change, released a new special report,

Hague Court Upholds Judgment that Dutch Government Must Improve Greenhouse Emissions Reductions (October 9, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 9, 2018, The Hague Court of Appeal upheld a