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Western Climate Initiative proposes framework for evaluating offset projects

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, Mexico, USA
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  • July 17 2011

On July 14, the Western Climate Initiative proposed a step-by-step process that government entities participating in a regional GHG emissions trading program could adopt to ensure availability of high-quality emissions offset projects

Environmental groups oppose U.S.-Canada Keystone deal

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 30 2013

Leaders from 25 environmental groups sent a letter to President Obama September 24, expressing opposition to any deal between the U.S. and Canada

NA Leaders’ Summit

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, Mexico, USA
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  • April 8 2012

President Obama hosted Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderone April 2 for the North American Leaders’ Summit

CA-Quebec cap-and-trade agreement signed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • October 8 2013

An agreement to finalize efforts to link the California and Quebec cap-and-trade programs was signed October 1. The two programs will, beginning in

RGGI to expire unsold allowances

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 29 2012

On January 17, in announcing its March 14 auction, seven of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s nine states said they will retire 87 million carbon dioxide emissions allowances that went unsold during the past six auctions

HFC reduction proposed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, Mexico, USA
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  • May 15 2011

A joint proposal by the US, Canada, and Mexico seeks an 85 percent reduction in hydroflurocarbon use worldwide in an effort to uphold a declaration signed by more than 90 countries in November 2010

US-Canadian energy trade

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 2 2012

The Energy Information Administration released a report November 26 finding that the United States and Canada share the world’s most significant energy trade, exceeding $100 billion in 2011, but that the bulk of the resources move from Canada to the United States

EU fails to label Canadian crude

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 26 2012

A European Commission committee failed February 23 to approve a proposal to label crude oil from Canada’s oil sands as 22.3 percent more polluting than conventional crude

New England, Canada clean energy pledge

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 16 2013

At the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers annual meeting September 8 and 9, participants pledged to advance clean

Black carbon action urged

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, USA
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  • May 15 2011

A ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council ended May 12 with a final declaration that urged unilateral action by Arctic countries to limit black carbon and other short-lived climate forcers