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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


Recent developments in the Western Climate Initiative
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 6 2009

On February 19, 2009, the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), an initiative of several U.S. states and Canadian provinces to establish a regional greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade system by 2012, released its 2009-2010 Work Plan


Saskatchewan and Quebec introduce climate change legislation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2009

On May 11, 2009, the Saskatchewan government introduced Bill 95, an Act designed to help the province reduce GHG emissions and adapt to climate change


Delegates discuss successor to Kyoto Protocol
  • Torys LLP
  • Global
  • July 3 2009

From June 1 to 12, 2009, delegates from 182 countries met in Bonn, Germany, to discuss key documents that are to provide a basis for international negotiation of a post-Kyoto multilateral climate change treaty in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December 2009


Comment period open for Ontario cap-and-trade proposal
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2009

On May 27, 2009, the Ontario government introduced Bill 185, the Environmental Protection Amendment Act (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading), 2009, which would expand the government’s regulation-making authority to implement a cap-and-trade system


Comment period open for federal offset system guidance
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2009

The federal government has released long-awaited draft guidance on a proposed Canadian offset system for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions


Manitoba to require climate change considerations in environmental licensing
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2009

On June 11, 2009, Manitoba’s Bill 29, the Environment Amendment Act, received royal assent


Waxman-Markey bill passes US House of Representatives
  • Torys LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2009

On June 26, 2009, in a 219-212 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES), the climate change bill sponsored by Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass


Carbon Disclosure Project releases new Canadian report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2009

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) released its 2009 Canadian report on October 8, 2009


Court rejects appeal of climate change lawsuit
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2009

On October 28, 2009, the Federal Court of Appeal rejected the appeal of Friends of the Earth (FOTE), an environmental non-profit organization, which alleged that the federal government had not fulfilled its obligations under the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act (KPIA