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At Law Review Symposium, a Provocative Question:
Who Pays for Damages of Global Warming?
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This year, President Bush addressed global climate change in his State of the Union for the first time, shifting the debate from whether global warming exists to how to deal with it. Across the country, climate change regulations and lawsuits have been heating up at the state level. Though no federal laws or regulations currently exist, nine eastern states have joined the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and the state of California made history last September when it brought a lawsuit against six major car manufacturers.

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