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California and the Western Climate Initiative takes the spotlight
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 30 2010

Regional cap-and-trade initiatives have returned to the spotlight after U.S. Senate leaders indefinitely postponed efforts to pass a comprehensive federal climate change bill


Ontario to consolidate ozone-depleting substance regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2010

On September 10, 2010, the MOE proposed consolidating Ontario's five regulations governing the use, release and disposal of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) into one new regulation under the Environmental Protection Act


Environment Canada publishes renewable fuel content requirements
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2010

Environment Canada recently published new Renewable Fuels Regulations, which will require producers and importers to ensure that all gasoline that they produce in or import into Canada has an average annual volume of renewable fuel content of at least 5


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


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


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


U.S. court allows climate change nuisance claim
  • Torys LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2009

On September 21, 2009, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that U.S. federal courts can decide common law actions that allege private emitters of greenhouse gases (GHGs) are liable for creating a public nuisance


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


UN concludes special summit on climate change
  • Torys LLP
  • Global
  • October 5 2009

The United Nations recently hosted a special summit on climate change, designed to build consensus among nearly 100 world leaders before the Copenhagen climate conference this December