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Rio20 should set RE, EE goals

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • October 2 2011

The European Parliament adopted a resolution September 29 advising that next year’s Rio20 sustainable development conference results in accountable global targets for renewable energy and energy efficiency

Early introduction of single EU ETS

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • May 15 2011

The European Commission said May 10 that European Union member state registries for trading emission allocations under the EU's Emissions Trading System should be closed down one year earlier than previously planned and replaced with a single European registry

EU ETS airline challenges

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • April 1 2012

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman John Mica (R-FL) and U.S. airline representatives March 28 urged the administration to use an international aviation treaty to challenge the European Union’s plan to include American carriers in its Emissions Trading System

EU ship fuel standards

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • February 19 2012

On February 16, the European Parliament's environment committee voted 4815 to follow the United State’s example and surpass International Maritime Organization standards by only permitting ships using fuel with very low levels of sulfur

EU EE funds improperly spent

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • January 20 2013

The European Court of Auditors released a report last week finding that European Union funding for public building energy efficiency projects lacked

New EU GHG reduction measure

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • October 21 2012

The European Union Climate Change Committee agreed October 17 to set annual limits on GHG emissions produced by sectors not covered under the emissions trading system, including agriculture, road transport, constriction, and waste

EU renewable energy legislation compliance

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • September 30 2013

The European Commission announced September 27 that it would add Italy and Spain to the list of 17 other countries that could face legal action if

EC’s shipping emissions proposal potentially harmful

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • September 23 2012

Speaking at a European Policy Center event September 18, Andreas Chrysostomou, chairman of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee, said that an upcoming European Commission proposal on controlling shipping emissions could disrupt international negotiations on the issue and provoke a backlash from developing countries

US, EU, China solar trade talks

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • China, European Union, USA
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  • June 10 2013

Deputy National Security Adviser for International Affairs Michael Froman announced June 6 that China, the European Union, and the U.S. are engaged

Energy & environment update November 4, 2013 - International

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • November 5 2013

At an October 28 meeting for 13 European Union energy and climate ministers in Brussels, the group pledged to reform the Emissions Trading System