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EU allowance pressure
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • April 1 2012

The European Parliament said last week that the European Commission could come under pressure from Poland and other central and Eastern European countries when deciding on transitional free CO2 allowances for the power sector


Possible negative effects of carbon sequestration
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • November 20 2011

On November 17, the European Environment Agency (EEA) released Air Pollution Impacts From Carbon Capture And Storage finding that widespread deployment of carbon sequestration can increase the emissions of some harmful pollutants like ammonia because it requires more coal to be mined, transported and burnt, and is less environmentally friendly than switching to gas fired generation


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


Rio20 should set RE, EE goals
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 2 2011

The European Parliament adopted a resolution September 29 advising that next year’s Rio20 sustainable development conference results in accountable global targets for renewable energy and energy efficiency


EU RE subsidy cuts
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • April 8 2012

Many European countries are making significant reductions to their renewable energy subsidy programs


Airline challenge decision
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • September 8 2011

Attorneys said August 31 that the Court of Justice of the European Union will issue an opinion by late this year on a challenge to the inclusion of U.S. airlines in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System


EU renewable energy targets
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • December 18 2011

The European Commission insisted December 15 that the European Union should adopt new renewable energy targets by 2014 in order to enhance energy independence and eliminate CO2 emissions from the electricity sector by 2050


EU releases environmental plan
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • December 18 2011

On December 15, the European Commission released an action plan setting seven energy and environment areas in which the Commission plans to introduce measures in 2012, including regulation, research, standard setting, and demonstration projects


WTO dispute talks seat
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Japan, USA, Canada, European Union
  • September 8 2011

The United States requested August 29 to become an observer at the World Trade Organization dispute settlement talks with the European Union, Japan, and Canada regarding a challenge filed by the EU and Japan against a green energy program in Canada, citing trade interests


Energy plans by Danish EU leaders
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 29 2012

Danish climate and energy minister announced January 24 that the nation will use its European Union council presidency to advocate for a low-carbon road map and revise energy efficiency legislation