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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


California's first emissions unit auction - a US trading scheme now closer
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, USA
  • November 22 2012

The Californian emissions trading scheme commences on 1 January 2013 and will rival the EU ETS as the largest trading scheme in the world


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


Global warming a public nuisance? US Court of Appeal allows public nuisance case to proceed
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, USA
  • October 12 2009

Emitters of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases should monitor developments in Connecticut v American Electric Power, as it may be a catalyst for Australian activists to also consider the use of public nuisance to address and highlight global warming


U.S. Senate climate change debate foreshadowed by Australian climate change failure
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Australia, USA
  • August 26 2009

The Australian government recently regrouped around a renewable option in an attempt to revise the cap-and-trade program