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Morrison & Foerster LLP
•Insurance companies in California are choosing not to renew homeowners' policies because of wildfire risk.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On August 27, 2019, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service (collectively, the "Services") published final rules amending three important parts
Cooley LLP
Yesterday, Commissioners Robert Jackson and Allison Lee published a joint statement to encourage public comment about two aspects of the proposal to modernize Reg S-K (see this PubCo post), released on August 8, about...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Such potential changes require consideration and forward planning by industry participants and investors alike.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
•How can you tell if your investment is really responsible? The Washington Post provides an overview of ESG ratings.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Every summer, I have the pleasure and privilege of spending a couple of weeks with my family on Maine's Penobscot Peninsula.
Foley Hoag LLP
Those seeking to address climate change through litigation have taken two different paths. Some cases, probably best represented by Juliana v. United States
Morrison & Foerster LLP
•Morgan Stanley announced a new tool to help financial advisors and their clients' measure sustainable investment performance, allowing the prioritization
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The EY Center for Board Matters' 2019 Proxy Season Review report revealed gender diversity and sustainability were among the main governance concerns.
Foley Hoag LLP
I've always understood that heat causes more fatalities than other weather-related phenomena.
Holland & Knight
The legislation requires that New Yorkers procure 70 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030 and 100 percent by 2040.
Foley & Lardner
On July 11, 2019, the California Legislature passed, and Governor Gavin Newsome quickly signed into law, Assembly Bill 1054, which creates the potential for a $21 billion fund to assist Californian utilities
Foley Hoag LLP
I've posted a number of times about the coming wave of efforts to reduce or eliminate GHG emissions from buildings.
Foley Hoag LLP
ClimateWire (subscription required) reported today that Russia plans to join the Paris Agreement. Apparently, Russia is doing so because it sees a global move to a low-carbon economy and it
Morrison & Foerster LLP
•What new challenges lie ahead for impact investing? Antony Bugg-Levine of the Nonprofit Finance Fund and Durreen Shahna of the Impact Investment Exchange discuss them on the Knowledge@Wharton podcast.
Arnold & Porter
Deep changes in the way electricity is generated, people and goods move around, and buildings are erected and renovated in New York will be required by the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A new report by UK nonprofit CDP reveals 215 of the world's biggest companies face almost $1 trillion in climate change risks, with many likely to hit within the next five years.
WilmerHale
Rachel Jacobson and Matthew Ferraro authored their second annual analysis of how the US's massive yearly defense authorization legislation could impact energy, the environment and natural resources, and legal practitioners in these areas.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 7, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued updated guidance to "clarify and provide recommendations concerning the implementation
Dentons
On January 1, 2020, California will become the first state in the United States to implement a comprehensive consumer data privacy law called the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).
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On December 13, 2018, the California Air Resources Board ("CARB") adopted amendments to California's cap-and-trade regulations to implement statutory directives under Assembly Bill 398 (2017) ("AB 398").
Dentons
On January 1, 2020, California will become the first state in the United States to implement a comprehensive consumer data privacy law called the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).
Ropes & Gray LLP
Corporate social responsibility disclosure and compliance is an increasing area of focus for many in-house legal departments.
Cooley LLP
Yesterday, Commissioners Robert Jackson and Allison Lee published a joint statement to encourage public comment about two aspects of the proposal to modernize Reg S-K (see this PubCo post), released on August 8, about...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Such potential changes require consideration and forward planning by industry participants and investors alike.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Last week, the New York State Legislature passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, Senate Bill S6599. It is considered to impose "the most aggressive legal mandate in the country" for emissions reduction.
WilmerHale
Traditionally, regulation of the energy sector has occurred at the federal level and through specialized state regulatory bodies. However, attorneys general are playing an increasingly prominent role in regulating energy and environmental activity within their states.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Every summer, I have the pleasure and privilege of spending a couple of weeks with my family on Maine's Penobscot Peninsula.
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