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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The decision develops the law on the assessment and conditioning of Scope 3 or 'downstream' greenhouse gas emissions.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This case further develops the law regarding Scope 3 emissions, with implications for future fossil fuel developments.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The effects of climate change on health, as well as on the environment may shape future policy decisions.
Jones Day
Proceedings filed by public interest group Environment Victoria represent the first climate change litigation in Australia to challenge the licence to operate of coal-fired energy producers.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Shareholder activism, regulator activity & impact investing of climate change pose significant risks for organisations.
McCullough Robertson
Discussion about amendments to the EP&A Regulation
McCullough Robertson
Recent decision will likely have wide-ranging implications for government decision-makers, including local councils.
Cooper Grace Ward
This case defines limits under which former executive officers of a corporation will be liable for breaches of the EPA.
Jones Day
In April 2020, a climate action group called Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action Incorporated ("BSCA") filed civil enforcement proceedings against the EPA in the NSW Land and Environment Court.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
In the environmental context, potentially misleading disclosures and claims are known as 'greenwashing.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Climate change issues have been repositioned as material issues which could result in increased litigation risk.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Federal Government has placed waste on the national agenda, so government grants could be used to drive any change.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Key takeways from the draft NSW Housing SEPP which seeks to reform planning policies relating to housing
Holding Redlich
The IPCC prepares ‘Assessment Reports' about climate change, its causes, potential impacts and response options.
Jones Day
Australia's Copyright Act allows for various "fair dealing" defenses that set out defined categories of acceptable uses of copyrighted work.
McCullough Robertson
A circular economy rejects a 'take-make-dispose' model of production and consumption for a 'reuse-repair-recycle' model.
Travis Schultz & Partners
Summary of efforts towards reducing, reusing & recycling. Small steps done by a lot add up to significant change for all.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
US legislative and policy changes may go on to shape the trajectory of Australian environmental and climate change law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Discusses the issue of solar panel waste, product stewardship and the direction Commonwealth regulation is heading.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Part 4 of the series outlines statutory notices that the EPA (Victoria) can issue under the new EP Act from 1 July 2021.
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