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Vegetation roll-back
  • Thynne & Macartney
  • Australia, USA
  • December 18 2013

In an attempt to correct what it called a swing too far towards "extreme green politics", the Queensland Government has made changes to the State's


Further developments in US greenhouse litigation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • July 4 2011

Our update of 10 January 2011 concerned the decision of the US Supreme Court on 6 December 2010 in American Electric Power Co. v Connecticut to allow an appeal from the decision of the US Court of Appeals (Second Circuit) in Connecticut v American Electric Power Company


The outcomes from the Montara and Macondo oil spill incidents
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • June 7 2011

The considerable ramifications arising from the recent oil spills in Australia and the United States has led both respective governments to carry out large scale inquiries into the safety regulations in place for offshore operators


CA, Australia emissions trading linkage
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, Australia
  • January 20 2013

California and Australia launched official discussions January 15 to explore how the two governments could link their GHG emissions programs. The


Energy & environment update - November 24 2014
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, France, Global, India, USA
  • November 24 2014

Prior to recessing for the Thanksgiving holiday, the House and Senate both took several votes and introduced numerous pieces of legislation on energy


There may be trouble ahead: legal challenges on home turf threaten U.S. Ex-Im Bank funding for foreign mining projects
  • White & Case LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • February 24 2014

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is facing a new wave of legal challenges related to the financing of natural resource


New global initiatives to accelerate examination of cleantech patent applications
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 6 2012

In an effort to promote the development and commercialization of technologies that conserve natural resources or reduce negative environmental impact, patent offices around the world have adopted programs to expedite the examination of patent applications pertaining to clean technologies


Green building investment hotspots
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Singapore, South Korea, USA, Australia, Germany
  • July 8 2012

Lux Research released a study July 5 finding that the United States, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, and Germany are the top global hotspots for green building investment


International round-up: climate change measures developing in 2012
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, New Zealand, USA
  • January 31 2012

The past year was an eventful period in the area of emissions trading and climate change regulation and policy development and 2012 is showing no signs of slowing down


CARB, Australia sign MOU
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Australia, USA
  • August 7 2013

The California Air Resources Board and the Australian Clean Energy Regulator signed a memorandum of understanding July 30, agreeing to share