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Copenhagen summit fails to produce new global climate change treaty

Global - January 25 2010 The United Nations' climate summit at Copenhagen, officially known as COP-15, has been unofficially dubbed "Klimafarce" by the Danish press, because leaders of the 194 negotiating nations failed to reach a legally binding international climate agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol.

Lauren Fendick

China: The New Global Leader in Carbon Pricing?

China - February 16 2017 In 2017, China is expected to launch the world's largest mandatory national cap-and-trade program, also known as an emissions trading scheme ("ETS")…

Closing the Loop—European Circular Economy Package to Improve Waste Management

European Union - July 3 2018 The European Circular Economy Package ("CEP") was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on June 14, 2018…

Preslava Dilkova, Françoise S. Labrousse, Elodie Simon, Martin J. Wortmann

The European Commission Proposes Restrictions on Single Use Plastics

European Union, United Kingdom - June 25 2018 On May 28, 2018, the European Commission ("Commission") published its Proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic…

Preslava Dilkova, Ursula Schliessner, Elodie Simon

UK Introduces New Climate-Related Disclosure Regulations for UK Companies and LLPs

United Kingdom - May 30 2022 The Companies (Strategic Report) (Climate-related Financial Disclosure) Regulations 2022 ("the Regulations") came into force on April 6, 2022. The…

Will Land