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Debevoise & Plimpton
On July 18, 2022, the UK High Court found that the government's Net Zero Strategy does not comply with the legal requirements because it did not specify any data showing how planned emission cuts...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Urban centres need new funding models to be in the vanguard of the battle against climate change...
UK
RWK Goodman
ClientEarth is an environmental charity using the law to address the global climate issues.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In June 2022, the Northern Territory Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) released a consultation draft of the Environment Protection Legislation Amendment (Chain of Responsibility) Bill 2022 (NT) (Bill).
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Federal Government has tabled its Climate Change Bill 2022 (the Bill) which – if passed – will enshrine into law the Government's emissions reduction targets.
Clyde & Co
On 30 June 2022 the LSE's Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and The Centre for Climate Change and Economics and Policy published their latest annual report...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Climate change regularly grabs the headlines, but are solicitors obliged to consider its impacts for property ownership as part of their advice to buyers and lenders? Julie Vaughan...
Mayer Brown
Litigation is increasingly being used as a means of advancing – or delaying – effective climate action.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Court orders UK Government to lay revised strategy before Parliament by 31 March 2023...
AlixPartners
Competing ESG standards threaten to trip up even the most well-intentioned of companies.
1 Crown Office Row
Environment and Climate Regulation Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of UK, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Federal Government has announced the appointment of an independent panel (Panel) to review the integrity of Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs).
Marks & Clerk
According to the Ocean Business website, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Ocean (APPG), set up in May 2022, has launched an inquiry into ocean-based solutions to climate change...
Gowling WLG
The impact of climate change and the business approach to ESG is at the top of everyone's agenda. But where does HR and employment law fit in?
RWK Goodman
Climate change litigation has been on the rise since 2015. A report published by the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2021 found that globally 1,006 climate-related cases had been filed between 2015 and 2021.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Environment Act 2021 is a major piece of legislation which radically transforms environmental governance in the UK.
Marks & Clerk
Most people want to do their bit for the planet, and whilst some will go the extra mile to reduce their environmental impact, most do not have the time, energy, budget or inclination to commit fully to...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Bank of England ("BoE") has published the results of the Climate Biennial Exploratory Scenario ("CBES"), which explores the financial risks posed by climate change...
Worldwide
Rouse
A milestone resolution as UN declares access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, a universal human right.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Cities are responsible for around 75% of global CO2 emissions. To effectively battle climate change, urban hubs will need to be in the vanguard.
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