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Copenhagen parties submit mitigation plans
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • February 10 2010

Major developed and developing countries around the world have now submitted their targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, in accordance with the Copenhagen Accord


“Buying green” will grow
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 31 2009

On November 3, 2009, power generator TransAlta Corporation announced the completion of its C$1.6 billion acquisition of Canadian Hydro Developers, which develops renewable energy projects and has an existing operating portfolio of wind, hydro and biomass facilities located across Canada


Carbon Disclosure Project releases new Canadian report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2009

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) released its 2009 Canadian report on October 8, 2009


Court rejects appeal of climate change lawsuit
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2009

On October 28, 2009, the Federal Court of Appeal rejected the appeal of Friends of the Earth (FOTE), an environmental non-profit organization, which alleged that the federal government had not fulfilled its obligations under the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act (KPIA


Ministry of the Environment proposes GHG reporting requirements
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2009

On October 7, 2009 the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) posted its draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting regulation


PIPE transactions in Canada: Teck Resources and China Investment Corp.
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2009

The first half of 2009 saw continued popularity of private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions


New developments in Ontario
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2009

On May 27, 2009, the Ontario government announced further steps toward its goal of implementing a greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade system by as early as 2012


Environment minister continues to espouse Canada-U.S. cooperation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 8 2009

On November 13, 2009, Environment Minister Jim Prentice reiterated the federal government’s plans to work toward harmonized Canada-U.S. action on climate change


Copenhagen climate conference has begun
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • December 8 2009

From December 7 to 18, 2009, delegates from about 200 countries are meeting in Copenhagen for the 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC


Senate releases climate change bill
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 5 2009

On October 1, 2009, the U.S. Senate released a draft energy and climate change bill known as the Kerry-Boxer bill after its sponsors Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer