Analysis: U.S. infrastructure deal threatens to undercut key environmental law

Language could pave way for fossil fuel projects, advocates warn Backers want more streamlined review process Democrats tolerate legislation, eyeing broader spending package WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A massive infrastructure bill moving through the U.S. Congress could make it easier to push through new fossil fuel projects,Continue Reading

How people are getting around the new Texas abortion law

WASHINGTON — K.T. Volkova got a positive pregnancy test just days before Texas’ controversial law banning most abortions took effect. The 23-year-old, who identifies as nonbinary and uses they/them pronouns, was nearly six weeks pregnant and immediately knew they wanted an abortion. But Volkova was already on the cusp ofContinue Reading

The Climate Crisis is the Defining Emergency of Our Time

On the 11th of June 2021, the German Parliament adopted a potentially revolutionary Supply Chain Act (‘the Act’), which establishes that the biggest German-based companies will be required to establish comprehensive due diligence procedures to prevent human rights and environmental abuses within the course of their business, as well asContinue Reading

Proposed changes to law on environmental pollution will boost efforts to tackle climate change, noise, Politics News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s efforts to tackle climate change and noise pollution will get more bite under proposed changes to a law governing environmental pollution. The changes set out under the Environmental Protection And Management (Amendment) Bill, which was debated in Parliament on Monday (Sept 13), will give regulatory teeth toContinue Reading

My Journey To Creating A Law Firm And Work Environment I Love

Ed. note: This is the latest installment in a series of posts on motherhood in the legal profession, in partnership with our friends at MothersEsquire. Welcome Jessica Markham to our pages. Click here if you’d like to donate to MothersEsquire. I started a small family firm in 2015 after 10 yearsContinue Reading