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Durban conference ends in uncertainty and Canada withdraws from Kyoto Protocol
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • December 13 2011

From November 28 to December 11, 2011, delegates from 194 countries met in Durban, South Africa, for the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change


Call for new approach to water-use management in Canada
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2011

The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) recently outlined the steps that Canada should take to sustain water use by its agriculture, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, thermal electricity generation and other natural resource sectors


Ontario passes amendments further enabling cap-and-trade system
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2009

On December 3, 2009, the Ontario legislature passed the Environmental Protection Amendment Act (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading


Ontario issues second annual climate change progress report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2009

On December 2, 2009, Ontario released its 20082009 Annual Report on the province’s Climate Change Action Plan


Ministry of the Environment finalizes GHG reporting requirements
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2009

On December 1, 2009, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) issued its final Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting regulation


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


Quebec adopts new vehicle emissions standard and mitigation target
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2010

On December 29, 2009, the Quebec government published new regulations that will adopt California's vehicle emissions standards


Environment Canada releases draft vehicle-emissions regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2010

On December 7, 2009, Environment Canada published draft Passenger Automobile and Light Truck Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations


UN conference “takes note” of Copenhagen Accord
  • Torys LLP
  • Global
  • January 8 2010

December 18, 2009 marked the conclusion of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen