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The outcomes from the Montara and Macondo oil spill incidents

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia, USA
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  • June 7 2011

The considerable ramifications arising from the recent oil spills in Australia and the United States has led both respective governments to carry out large scale inquiries into the safety regulations in place for offshore operators

CA, Australia emissions trading linkage

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Australia, USA
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  • January 20 2013

California and Australia launched official discussions January 15 to explore how the two governments could link their GHG emissions programs. The

Green building investment hotspots

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Australia, Germany, Singapore, South Korea, USA
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  • July 8 2012

Lux Research released a study July 5 finding that the United States, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, and Germany are the top global hotspots for green building investment

California's first emissions unit auction - a US trading scheme now closer

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, USA
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  • November 22 2012

The Californian emissions trading scheme commences on 1 January 2013 and will rival the EU ETS as the largest trading scheme in the world

Vegetation roll-back

  • Thynne & Macartney
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  • Australia, USA
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  • December 18 2013

In an attempt to correct what it called a swing too far towards "extreme green politics", the Queensland Government has made changes to the State's

U.S. Senate climate change debate foreshadowed by Australian climate change failure

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Australia, USA
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  • August 26 2009

The Australian government recently regrouped around a renewable option in an attempt to revise the cap-and-trade program

Global warming a public nuisance? US Court of Appeal allows public nuisance case to proceed

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, USA
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  • October 12 2009

Emitters of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases should monitor developments in Connecticut v American Electric Power, as it may be a catalyst for Australian activists to also consider the use of public nuisance to address and highlight global warming

Pointing to Gifford v. USGBC, British building scientist identifies global green building performance failures

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Australia, USA
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  • December 13 2010

A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald suggests that Henry Gifford's class action suit against USGBC has resonated not only domestically, but across global real estate markets as well

California approves emissions trading scheme

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, USA
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  • January 19 2011

On 16 December 2010 California approved a cap-and-trade emissions trading scheme (ETS) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2020

Further developments in US greenhouse litigation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, USA
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  • July 4 2011

Our update of 10 January 2011 concerned the decision of the US Supreme Court on 6 December 2010 in American Electric Power Co. v Connecticut to allow an appeal from the decision of the US Court of Appeals (Second Circuit) in Connecticut v American Electric Power Company