We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 96

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


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 e-waste and biocidal revisions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 22 2012

The European Union Parliament endorsed January 19 updated electronic waste collection targets for EU countries and approved a revised system for authorizing biocidal products


Draft European Commission report calls for increased GHG reductions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 22 2012

The European Commission is set to release an analysis arguing that the European Union should increase its 2020 goal for greenhouse gas emissions reductions


EU biofuel policy clouded
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 9 2011

A scientific committee of the European Environment Agency concluded in a recent report that miscalculations were made when the European Union agreed in 2008 to include biofuels as a key to achieving a goal built around having ten percent of all transportation fuels come from renewable energy by 2020


Oil sands GHG intensity rating
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 9 2011

The European Commission triggered a potential dispute with Canada October 4 by proposing that EU legislation consider fuel derived from oil sands to be 22.3 percent more GHG intensive than fuel from conventional crude oil


EU technical support
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, Global
  • June 24 2012

European Union Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announced at the Rio20 summit June 20 that the European Union will create an EU Technical Assistance Facility, initially worth $62.6 million over the next two years to provide access to sustainable energy services to 500 million people by 2030


EU shipping emissions regulations to be released in 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 22 2012

On January 19, the European Union announced it will consider proposals on how to regulate international shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions, and publish those standards by year-end


Sustainable EU production and consumption needed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 22 2012

The European Commission released a consultation document January 11 calling on the European to adopt more ambitious and challenging policy plans to increase resource efficiency and reduce environmental harm


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