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Transportation Secretary queried on airlines and EU carbon caps
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • June 10 2012

At a June 6 hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was questioned about whether the Administration would support Senator John Thune’s (R-SD) legislation to prohibit American airlines from participating in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System


Energy plans by Danish EU leaders
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 29 2012

Danish climate and energy minister announced January 24 that the nation will use its European Union council presidency to advocate for a low-carbon road map and revise energy efficiency legislation


EU revises e-waste law
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 10 2012

On June 7, the European Union Council revised a waste electronic and electrical equipment law requiring some EU nations, starting in 2016, to collect a minimum of 45 more of the e-waste they produce


EU renewable energy goals
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 10 2012

On June 6 European Union Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger said that within two years the EU should decide on its renewable energy goals for 2030 and how it is best prepared to achieve the goals


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


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


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


EU report on carbon dioxide emissions caps for vehicles
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 10 2012

According to a report released on June 6 and sponsored by the European Commission, the European Union’s 2020 carbon dioxide emissions cap for vehicles of 95 grams per kilometer is achievable and at a lower price tag than previously thought


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 diplomatic corps should focus more on climate risks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • July 24 2011

A yet to be released EU Commission paper will make a number of recommendations to strengthen the European External Action Service (EEAS), an independent institution that functions as a foreign service for the European Union