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EU waste reduction
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • April 22 2012

The European Commission published a report April 16 concluding that countries that manage their waste most effectively use a combination of restrictions and taxes on landfill practices and waste incineration


Chinese, Indian airline GHGs
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • May 20 2012

The European Commission said May 15 that airlines from China and India have systematically failed to comply with a requirement to provide data on their 2011 greenhouse gas emissions as part of their integration into the European Union Emissions Trading System


EU extends GHG reporting requirements
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 3 2012

The European Parliament’s environment committee approved legislation May 30 that would require member states to report more extensively on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare low-carbon strategies through 2050


Baltic Sea adaptation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 3 2012

European Union countries in the Baltic Sea region announced May 22 that they are working to promote area adoption of policies to protect the agriculture, tourism, and infrastructure sectors from the impacts of climate change


Rio20 energy and pricing goals
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • February 12 2012

Speaking at a seminar about a report, Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing, February 6, the European Union’s Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said that the Rio20 sustainable development conference should result in clear decisions on renewable energy and on the pricing of goods and services so that they accurately reflect the pollution they cause


EU emissions reductions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • March 18 2012

The European Parliament voted, 398-132, with 104 abstentions, March 15 in favor of a resolution backing draft emission reduction milestones for the European Union through 2050


EU approves Caterpillar acquisition
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 24 2011

On October 19, the European Commission authorized, with significant reservations about the new company’s size, Caterpillar to acquire MWM, a German company that manufactures reciprocating engine generator sets used for decentralized electricity production


EU carbon price
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 8 2012

Using an advisory vote on draft European Union energy efficiency legislation December 20, the European Parliament’s environment committee said that the EU’s carbon price is too low and policymakers should intervene to ensure that it is high enough to achieve the bloc’s climate and energy goals; they called for the cancelation of 1.4 billion carbon allowances


Kyoto’s next commitment period suggested by EU
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, Global
  • March 18 2012

On March 9, all of the European Union’s member country environmental ministers, meeting at the EU Environment Council in Brussels, announced that the Kyoto Protocol’s second commitment period should run from January 1, 2013 until December 31, 2020


EU efficiency legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • March 4 2012

Members of the European Parliament’s industry committee decided February 28 that the European Commission should intervene in the European Union’s emissions trading system to boost the price of carbon and bring the system into line with pending energy efficiency legislation