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EU diplomatic corps should focus more on climate risks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • July 24 2011

A yet to be released EU Commission paper will make a number of recommendations to strengthen the European External Action Service (EEAS), an independent institution that functions as a foreign service for the European Union


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


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


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


Oil sands GHG intensity rating
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • October 9 2011

The European Commission triggered a potential dispute with Canada October 4 by proposing that EU legislation consider fuel derived from oil sands to be 22.3 percent more GHG intensive than fuel from conventional crude oil


EU meets nuclear assessment deadline
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • September 25 2011

The European Commission said September 16 that the 14 countries in the European Union that have nuclear power capacity all met a September 15 deadline to provide an interim report on the readiness of their nuclear plants to withstand a crisis such as the Fukushima facility faced


EU ETS updated
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • September 25 2011

The European Commission published a technical regulation September 21 to amend guidelines on the monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions by participants in the Emissions Trading System


Global emissions increase
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • September 25 2011

The European Commission’s Joint Research Center published a report September 21 finding that global man-made CO2 emissions rose 5.8 percent in 2010 to the highest level ever recorded, 33 billion metric tons


US-EU Energy Council
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • December 4 2011

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Energy Secretary Steven Chu co-hosted the US-EU Energy Council meeting last week, meeting with top European energy officials as tension continues to escalate between the U.S


US-EU EV cooperation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • December 4 2011

Officials from the United States and the European Union outlined November 29 at the conclusion of the annual Transatlantic Economic Council their efforts to advance cooperation on electric vehicles