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Optimizing Supply Chains For Climate Change
In recent years, manufacturing companies have invested a lot of time and energy into optimizing their supply chains, including mitigating current risks facing their supply chains
United States
27 Sep 2019
California Establishes Fund To Combat Wildfire Threats
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
United States
23 Jul 2019
Nevada Voters Approve 50% Renewable Portfolio Standard By 2030
Last week, Nevada voters approved a ballot measure, Question 6, which would increase the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030.
United States
21 Nov 2018
EU Votes To Slash Emissions, Setting Up A Final Vote By Member States Next Week
As we previously discussed in May, the European Commission has been considering proposals to significantly reduce CO2 ...
European Union
5 Oct 2018
Recently Introduced Bill Takes New Approach To Reach Familiar Goal In California
Over the past decade, California has passed sweeping legislation to cut greenhouse emissions in its efforts to slash emissions by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050.
United States
23 Jan 2018
Ozone Nonattainment In Wisconsin
Just before the holiday break, U.S. EPA announced the potential return to "nonattainment ozone status" for a number of locations in the United States, including portions of eastern and southeastern Wisconsin.
United States
15 Jan 2018
State Attorneys General Warn The EPA Of Legal Action Should Obama-Era Fuel Economy Standards Get Rolled Back
The states argued that the standards were not just feasible, but are feasible given now-existing technology, and that the standards were important to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
United States
21 Jun 2017
The Paris Agreement And The Auto Industry
With President Trump announcing that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the Auto Industry is sure to be impacted. But, how is definitely not known.
United States
15 Jun 2017
President Trump Orders EPA Review Of Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
The Trump administration has different ideas regarding these targets.
United States
27 Mar 2017
From ESA To Keystone To EPA, Changes Coming Fast
Few things are certain leading up to Donald Trump's presidency. But there is no question that environmental and energy policy will take center stage in the days – perhaps hours – following his inauguration.
United States
23 Jan 2017
Sustainability Reporting Trends In The New Year – '16 Going On ‘17
If you're feeling uncertain or confused about the future of sustainability reporting in the United States, you're not alone.
11 Jan 2017
EPA Publishes Final Phase 2 Rule For GHG Emissions And Fuel Efficiency Standards For Medium- And Heavy-Duty Engines And Vehicles
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a joint set of greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency standards...
United States
25 Aug 2016
European Commission Sets "Low-Emission Mobility" Strategy, Aiming For Zero-Emission Vehicles
Last month the European Commission continued its drive towards reducing carbon emissions by releasing a low-emission mobility strategy.
United States
9 Aug 2016
Republican Lawmaker Wants To Revoke EPA's New Authority To Regulate Greenhouse Gases
On February 1st, I published an editorial arguing that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should use an obscure provision of the Clean Air Act to broadly regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
United States
16 Feb 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Unexpectedly Stays Clean Power Plan
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") finalized the Clean Power Plan in August of last year.
United States
15 Feb 2016
Supreme Court Blocks President Obama's Clean Power Plan
In an unprecedented move, the Supreme Court issued an order yesterday staying the Clean Power Plan, which is widely regarded as the centerpiece of the Obama Administration's effort to address climate change.
United States
12 Feb 2016
Addressing Climate Change In SEC Filings And Other Public Disclosures: What These Disclosures Mean For Businesses
The actions by the New York Attorney General come amidst a growing call for more complete climate change disclosures by public companies and more rigorous enforcement by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").
United States
24 Nov 2015
The Obama Administration's New Climate Plan To Increase Renewables
The Obama Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday unveiled the long-anticipated Clean Power Plan (the Plan), which is intended to reduce overall carbon output by, in part, promoting the installation and expansion of renewable energy resources.
United States
5 Aug 2015
EU Seeks To Balance Emissions Controls And Global Competitiveness
The European Union has placed a growing emphasis on climate change policies in recent years.
European Union
15 Jun 2015
Obama's Climate Plan Won't Work For Power Plants, Which Could Be Bad News For The Transportation Sector
President Obama’s Climate Plan – which was released earlier this summer – sets as its goal a 17% national greenhouse gas reduction by 2020.
United States
2 Sep 2013
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