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Ozone-related deaths on the rise
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 2 2011

The Climate-TRAP project presented a study at the European Respiratory Society’s Annual Congress in Amsterdam September 27 finding that death rates linked to climate change will increase in several European countries over the next 60 years


EU announces vehicle efficiency measures
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 2 2011

On September 29, the advocacy group Transport and Environment released a report concluding that cars sold in the European Union are becoming more fuel-efficient, cheaper to run, and less polluting, demonstrating the value of 2008 legislation mandating carbon dioxide emissions from the passenger car fleet cannot average more than 130 gkm by 2015


Fluorinated gas controls boost GHG efforts
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 2 2011

The European Commission released a report September 26 finding that stricter controls on fluorinated gases could provide a cost-effective boost to European Union efforts to reduce GHG emissions 80 percent or more by 2050


Free carbon allowances for airlines
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 2 2011

The European Commission finalized a method September 26 to assign free carbon allowances to airlines that must participate in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System beginning in 2012


EU ship fuel standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • 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


International
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, United Kingdom, Canada, China, European Union
  • May 13 2012

The European Chemical Industry Council announced May 8 that it will monitor its environmental sustainability by tracking indicators like greenhouse gas and acidifying gases emissions and waste generation


Positive results from tax reevaluation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 15 2012

The European Environment Agency published a study January 9 concluding that households in some European Union countries could see their incomes rise by up to 6.5 percent by 2020 if the EU increases environmental taxes and reduces income taxes


No EU paper for COP
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, Global
  • October 2 2011

The European Commission will decline to publish a position paper setting out its objectives for the year-end Conference of Parties in South Africa


EU cars on GHG reduction track
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 24 2012

The European Environment Agency published figures June 20 finding that new cars sold in the European Union in 2011 emitted an average of 3.3 percent less carbon dioxide than cars sold the previous year


EU airline rule could be altered
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • February 12 2012

Jos Delbeke, director general of the European Commission’s climate department said February 7 that the International Civil Aviation Organization has a last chance to forestall the full inclusion of airlines in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System for greenhouse gases if it can agree on concrete emissions cutting measures within six to eight months