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Understanding New Lithium Battery Transport Requirements & Emerging Developments as Safety Concerns Mount
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Growing concerns over the safety of air shipments of lithium batteries have prompted international authorities, the U.S. Federal Aviation


UBS report could spell the end of the EU-ETS
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union
  • December 16 2011

According to a recent article in The Australian, “Europe’s $287bn Carbon ‘waste’: UBS report,” Swiss banking giant UBS reported that the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme has cost the continent’s consumers $287 billion in exchange for a negligible impact on cutting carbon emissions, and as a result its carbon trading market is on the verge of collapse


The European Commission’s aviation package 2015
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • European Union
  • February 19 2016

Whilst Europe’s share in worldwide scheduled passenger traffic is currently estimated at 27, this may change as rapid economic growth in Asia and


Reaching a Consensus on Aviation Emissions
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • April 27 2016

In February 2016, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the Emir of


Recent statements highlight difficulty in achieving a global compromise on aviation emissions regulation
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • March 26 2012

Since taking effect on January 1, 2012, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (“EU-ETS”) has continued to be a hot button issue among the international aviation community


Maritime GHG emissions: The Paris Agreement, an IMO MRV and ‘market-based measures’ - looking forward to MEPC 69
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Global
  • March 21 2016

Executive Summary Tackling greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from international shipping: as the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) of the


Aviation industry considers the use of more biofuels to cut emissions and reduce costs
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • November 8 2011

As reported in earlier posts, non-European Union airlines may soon be subject to the EU Emissions Trading System (“ETS”


European Commission confirms that aviation sector will become second largest industry in carbon trading system
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union
  • June 17 2011

As a follow-up to our October 20, 2010 post entitled “Climate Change: International Regulation of GHG Emissions From Aircraft,” on June 6, 2011 the European Commission (“EC”) confirmed its earlier March 2011 announcement that the aviation sector will become the second-largest industry in Europe’s carbon Emissions Trading System (“ETS”), behind only power generation


EU agrees on ETS enforcement moratorium for non-European flights
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union
  • March 28 2013

On 12 March, the European Parliament and Member States in the Council agreed on a legislative proposal to delay enforcement of the EU's Emissions


DOT harmonizes lithium battery regulations with international standards
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), through the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), has issued a Final Rule that