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Global carbon market grows slightly in 2009
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

The value of the global carbon market grew to more than US$143.7 billion in 2009, up from US$135 billion in 2008, despite a 0.6 decline in global GDP, according to a new World Bank report


Alberta offset market grows in 2009
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

Firms covered under Alberta’s intensity-based cap-and-trade system purchased 3.8 million tonnes of emissions offsets in 2009, up from 2.75 million tonnes in 2008


Ontario and Quebec maintain support of cap-and-trade
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

At a recent joint meeting of the Ontario and Quebec cabinets, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced Ontario's ongoing plans, along with Quebec and British Columbia, to implement a cap-and-trade system for GHGs


Environment Canada to regulate GHG emissions from coal-fired plants
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

On June 23, 2010, Minister Jim Prentice announced that Environment Canada would be moving forward to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from coal-fired power plants


Environment Canada releases sustainability report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

Environment Canada recently released a federal sustainable development strategy titled Planning for a Sustainable Future, which focuses on climate change and air quality, among other areas


Private member’s bill in Canada calls for disclosure of payments to foreign governments
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • March 1 2013

On February 26, 2013, a private member's bill was introduced into the Canadian House of Commons that proposes new disclosure requirements regarding


National low-carbon fuel standard forthcoming
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 8 2010

On April 1, 2010, the federal government announced that it will be moving forward with new regulations that will require all gasoline to contain an average of 5 renewable fuel content by September 2010


Draft GHG reduction regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 8 2010

On March 24, 2010, the Saskatchewan government began consultations on the scope of proposed regulations that would support implementation of Bill 126, the Management and Reduction of Greenhouse Gases Act, which has yet to be brought into force


Ontario Power Authority to sell environmental attributes
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • February 7 2011

Late last week, after a very limited, informal consultation, the Ontario Minister of Energy directed the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to initiate a pilot program to sell a limited number of the environmental attributes (EAs) it has accumulated under its power purchase agreements with Ontario-based electricity generators


SEC proposes rules regarding disclosure of conflict minerals and payments to governments
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2011

On December 15, 2010, the SEC issued proposed rules under sections 1502 and 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act