Recently, two cases State of Netherlands v Urgenda (December 20, 2019) and Juliana v. United States highlight the contradictory role of the courts as it relates to reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Après notre tour d'horizon des tendances et des nouveautés de l'année dernière dans la gouvernance d'entreprise, voici une série en quatre volets sur ce qu'il faut savoir pour se préparer à la saison des assemblées générales 2020.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
While many climate change litigation actions have been dismissed
by the U.S. courts on the basis of the failure of plaintiffs to
establish standing, including in the most recent decision of the
The Federal Government is required under the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c.33 ("Act") to provide Canadians with a strategy as directed by the precautionary principle.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In 2019, there were a number of key environmental law developments across Canada with potential impacts on the energy sector.
Harris Kyriakides LLC contributes the Cyprus chapter in the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment & Climate Change Law 2020.
ESG was mentioned in almost every session that I attended at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town earlier this month.
Climate change – or rather, what companies are doing about the likely impacts of climate change on their businesses – has quickly risen to the top of the board agenda.
The Environment Bill has been enhanced and reintroduced to Parliament, following the government's promise to tackle climate change and restore the natural environment.
Clyde & Co
Autour d'un petit-déjeuner, les membres du cabinet ont partagé avec les participants sur leur expérience quant aux sujets suivants.
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On January 10, 2020, the Trump Administration announced a proposed rulemaking that will be the first comprehensive overhaul to the White House Council on...
Following 12 days of trial and testimony from 18 witnesses, ExxonMobil Corporation won a resounding victory in a closely watched securities fraud trial brought by the New York Attorney General.
On January 10, 2020, the White House Council on Environmental Quality published a notice of proposed rulemaking reflecting changes to the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act.
International climate negotiations attract big headlines each year as countries work to hammer out shared rules to deal with climate change.
Arnold & Porter
The National Environmental Policy Act recently celebrat¬ed its semicentennial. Soon after, the administration proposed a major rework of its implement¬ing regulations.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Nearly a year after the Green New Deal failed to gain traction in the Senate, House Democrats return with another climate proposal.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The Trump Administration has proposed the first major changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in more than three decades
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
EPA will monitor the nation's progress and submit an annual report to the Congress.
Clyde & Co
The pressure of climate change risks is growing. Changing weather patterns, wildfires, aridification, and water supply issues, to name only a few, continue to dominate global headlines.
Even in an era of perceived deregulation in the United States, environmental stewardship and compliance remain important as legal risks evolve.