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Asian Development Bank carbon report

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • May 6 2012

On May 3, the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank Institute released Policies and Practices for Low-Carbon Green Growth in Asia arguing that since Asia now accounts for 27 of world wide energy carbon-dioxide emissions, a share predicted to reach 40 by 2030, environmentally sustainable cities are desperately needed to curb emissions growth

APEC supports EE, RE technology

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • September 16 2012

At a September 2-9 meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders, the group concluded with support for technologies that increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the context of ensuring the security and stability of energy markets and promoting green growth

APEC green tariff initiative

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • November 18 2012

Australia and Russia outlined the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum’s recent agreement on reducing tariffs on green products November 12 at a meeting of the World Trade Organization’s committee on trade and environment

Report on climate change impacts on East Asia

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • October 21 2013

The Asian Development Bank released its report Economics of Climate Change in East Asia October 17, finding that the impacts of climate change could

APEC to update environmental framework

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • July 22 2012

During a meeting in Khabarovsk, Russia, July 18, environmental officials from Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation counties agreed on a statement on environmental cooperation and protection that addresses green growth, climate change, and cross-boundary air pollution

Pacific island nations call for tough climate action

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific, Global
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  • September 11 2011

On September 7, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was joined by leaders from sixteen Pacific island nations in calling for “urgent international action” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce the threat of global warming and associated ocean acidification at the 42nd Pacific Islands Forum summit

Ambitious Asian GHG mitigation necessary

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • July 15 2012

The Asian Development Bank Institute released a study July 11 finding that the continent’s developing countries must expand their approach to climate change mitigation because isolated or sector-focused policies will not be sufficient to switch to a low-carbon, environmentally sustainable path

Climate change challenges Asia

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • May 8 2011

The Asian Development Bank released a draft report May 4 that concluded that to continue its recent trajectory for economic growth through mid-century, Asia must be able to manage numerous challenges, including intensive competition for finite natural resources and threats posed by climate change

Power-Gen Asia conference held

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • October 8 2013

The Power-Gen Asia 2013 Conference was held October 2 in Bangkok, and participants praised shale gas for reducing emissions. James Muir of the

Energy & environment update March 04, 2014 - Department of State

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Asia-Pacific, USA
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  • March 4 2014

Assistant Inspector General for Audits Norman Brown released a report February 26 affirming the State Department’s selection of Environmental