Climate Change

March 25, 2010

NEPA and Climate Change: CEQ’s Draft Guidance

Hear a diverse group of experts, hosted by the Environmental Law Institute, discuss the impact of the guidance, the timing of its release, and the larger questions about the role of climate change in agency planning. Teleconferencing is available for members of the press.


"Report: Climate Change Is Taking a Toll on U.S. Bird Populations"

"North American bird species are 'facing a new threat -- climate change -- that could dramatically alter their habitat and food supply and push many species towards extinction,' said Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on Thursday when he announced the new report, 'The State of the Birds: 2010 Report on Climate Change.'"

Source: Scientific American, 03/15/2010

White House May Urge Greater NEPA Transparency

New NEPA policies proposed in February by the Council on Environmental Quality cover climate impacts; findings of no impact and requirements for monitoring; categorical exclusions; and better tools for reporting to the public on NEPA activities.

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