Kassie Siegel

Kassie Siegel

Kassie Siegel is director of the Center for Biological Diversity’s Climate Law Institute. She wrote the petition and litigated the cases that resulted in protection of the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act due to global warming in 2008.

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Brown’s Last Chance campaign to demand Jerry Brown stop new oil and gas drilling in California and devise a fair plan to phase it out entirely. Views
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground is the Only Way to Save Polar Bears Ravaged by Climate Change
Ten years ago this month, I was anxiously awaiting a decision that could change environmental policy forever. I was in my office with butterflies in my stomach and a film crew in the next room ready to record my reaction. Then the news hit. The polar bears won protection throughout their range as a...
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Saturday, January 04, 2014
Our Climate Hangover: 5 Reasons to End America's Fossil Fuel Fiesta in 2014
It was a heck of a party. For America's oil and gas industry, 2013 was another festive year of incredible financial gains and expanding opportunities.
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