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Municipal taxation as a means of stimulating the green economy

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 20 2011

Following is a discussion of the ways in which rules and regulations relating to municipal taxation might be modified in order to allow for the large scale financing of energy efficiency measures andor renewable energy among smaller energy consumers

U.S. interagency working group releases carbon oversight study

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 21 2011

On January 18, 2010, a U.S. Federal interagency working group led by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released a report on the oversight of existing and prospective carbon markets

The American Power Act: a Canadian perspective

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • May 13 2010

The guiding principle behind the Harper government's climate change policy is to ensure comparable (though not necessarily identical) efforts with the United States, based on the assessment that "doing more" than the US will cause Canada economic pain for negligible environmental gain, while "doing less" would be environmentally irresponsible and raise the spectre of new American (and European) trade barriers

Cross-border climate policy harmonization

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • May 10 2010

The basic principle underpinning Canada's climate change policy is to pursue comparable efforts with the United States, through identical greenhouse gas reduction targets, harmonized performance, product and technical standards, compatible regulatory regimes, a common carbon price and complementary border adjustment measures vis-à-vis imports from third countries

Working with California to reduce vehicle emissions

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 19 2010

British Columbia and the California Air Resources Board have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to pave the way for stringent greenhouse gas emissions standards for new light-duty vehicles

Cleantech and the green energy economy

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • August 15 2009

Cleantech is not dead, notwithstanding the recessionary global economy and constricted sources of funds

B.C. files brief in California's legal challenge to the EPA regarding GHG standards

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • February 11 2009

B.C. has filed a legal brief in support of California's challenge to an U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to deny a waiver to implement the California Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standard for Vehicles

Safe Management of Harmful Chemicals in North America Agreement signed

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • -
  • February 11 2009

Environment Minister Jim Prentice and his U.S. and Mexican counterparts signed a joint Statement of Intent acknowledging their commitment to develop a regional framework for the safe management of harmful chemicals

The U.S. climate change program

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • December 15 2008

I recently attended the Mid-Year Meeting of the Energy Bar Association (EBA) in Washington, D.C

Western Climate Initiative releases design recommendations

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

The Western Climate Initiative has released its design recommendations for a North American market-based cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions