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Jones Day
Climate policy and the anti-coal movement featured heavily in the recent federal election in Australia as the Liberal National Coalition government was reelected by a narrow majority
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On August 1, 2019 the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published Staff Notice 51-358 Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks (the "Notice") to highlight the responsibilities
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Climate change litigation continues to evolve in many jurisdictions and Canada has seen its fair share of proceedings seeking to hold governments and the oil and gas
Siskinds LLP
On August 28, 2019 the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks announced Ontario's appeal of the Court of Appeal's decision on the constitutionality of the federal Greenhouse Gas
Fasken
On August 28 and 29, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act ("IAA") will come into force, along with a new set of Regulations
Stikeman Elliott LLP
New CSA guidance highlights the importance of climate change-related disclosure to securities regulators and investors and aims to assist issuers in identifying, and improving
Gowling WLG
Effective August 28, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act IAA will set aside the past 40 years of federal environmental assessment in Canada.
Jones Day
Banks and investors are using new tools and instruments with an emphasis on transparency and accountability in a sign that the sustainable finance industry
Matheson
On 18 June 2019 the European Commission published a series of guidelines and reports as part of its action plan on sustainable finance (the "Action Plan"),
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
Greenberg Traurig
La Ley General de Cambio Climático publicada en el Diario Oficial de la Federación ("DOF") el 6 de junio de 2012, y el Reglamento de la Ley General de Cambio Climático en
Jones Day
Following a Special Report produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on October 8, 2018, the UK Climate Change Committee was asked to advise the UK government on the implications of the Paris Agreement 2016.
DLA Piper
One of the key trends in this issue is growing interest in sustainable, resilient and regenerative projects. This is driven by the heightened awareness
Foley Hoag LLP
The Carbon Leadership Council, everyone's favorite group of former grand poohbahs, is still working at building support for its "carbon dividends" plan.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Concern for environmental and social issues has reached an inflection point. While traditional governance issues that have been a staple of investor advocacy and discussion
Jones Day
Due to the increase in shale production and a consequential decrease in natural gas prices, demand for natural gas has increased
Jones Day
On July 2, 2019, petitioners WildEarth Guardians, joined by other conservation groups, filed a petition for review in the U.S.
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...
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Successful cleantech ventures often bring together different industry and professional sectors.
Gowling WLG
Until recently, few people in Ontario paid much attention to the "Federal Backstop," the federal carbon pricing system for provinces without a carbon tax or cap and trade program.
Siskinds LLP
Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 ONCA 544 on the constitutionality of the federal carbon pricing scheme.
Gowling WLG
On October 23, 2018, the Government of Canada announced the next steps in its climate action plan and reaffirmed its commitment to apply a federal carbon pricing system (the "Federal Backstop")...
Bennett Jones LLP
On October 23, 2018, the federal government made further announcements regarding the federal carbon-pricing backstop (the "Backstop").
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Late last week, the NYAG filed a law suit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against Exxon alleging that Exxon violated, among other things, the securities fraud provisions of a 1921 New York statute...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Climate change regulation is once again making legal headlines this year as the Government of Canada enacted its federal carbon pricing plan and new tensions between the federal and provincial governments have emerged.
Goodmans LLP
On November 29, 2018, the Government of Ontario released its proposed Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan (the "Plan").
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On February 12, 2019, the Government of Ontario posted its proposal for the Emissions Performance Standards (EPS).
Dentons
The UK's current target for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 was set by the UK Climate Change Act in 2008
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