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Jones Day
The Court of Appeal upheld Urgenda's cross-appeal.
Jones Day
Transposing Directive 2014/95/EU requires making some adjustments to the existing texts to ensure compliance with the European rules.
France
August Debouzy
La Loi crée diverses obligations d'information à objectif environnemental applicables à compter du 1er janvier 2021.
Eversheds Sutherland
The deadline relates to that last principle.
Jones Day
In what is viewed as a major step toward the country becoming carbon neutral by 2050, the French Parliament has adopted the "Energy-Climate" law, which sets the framework, ambitions, and targets of French climate policy for the next 30 years.
Jones Day
Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2016 and its entry into force, businesses have struggled to adjust to the increasing regulation of emissions
TMF Group
Not well-known but compulsory, environmental taxes apply to all companies doing business in France.
Jones Day
The French government is starting to implement a new "low-carbon label" created by a decree and a ministerial order, both dated November 28, 2018.
Jones Day
The LULUCF Regulation does not set any obligation for private parties, but it may ultimately result in stronger obligations for actors in the LULUCF sector.
Latham & Watkins
On March 27, 2017, the French Parliament adopted a Law On The Duty Of Vigilance For Parent And Subcontracting Companies.
Jones Day
In France, the legislature never specifically classified emission allowances as financial instruments.
Jones Day
On September 2, 2016, France announced that it would be the first country to issue national "green bonds" starting in 2017.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Hubert de Vauplane's article "Dette écologique et justice climatique," appeared in the the February 2016 issue of the French publication Revue Banque...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 22 October 2015, the Paris Civil Court handed down a judgment concerning environmental exposure to asbestos which could pave the way towards compensation of neighbours of industrial sites.
Dentons
France considers the agreement that will result from COP 21 in Paris as an essential part of the fight against the climate change.
Jones Day
In the context of the COP 21, the French Parliament adopted, on July 22, 2015, the Energy Transition Bill, which is currently being reviewed by the French Constitutional Court prior to its publication in the Official Gazette.
Worldwide
Jones Day
The Global Pact project is extensively built on existing principles, many of them enshrined in the Stockholm Declaration of 1972 and the Rio Declaration of 1992.
Jones Day
The EU decision follows the ratification by both the United States and China and means that a total of 72 countries have now ratified the Agreement.
Jones Day
The next significant step toward addressing climate change took place on April 22, 2016 in New York, when 175 nations signed the Paris Climate Pact following the agreement reached in Paris in December of last year.
Jones Day
On December 12, 2015, 195 countries adopted the first global agreement addressing climate change.
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