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German Court Dismisses Farmers’ Climate Protection Claim

Germany - November 13 2019 The court argued that the German government’s 2014 decision on climate protection goals for 2020 was not legally binding. On 31 October 2019, the…

German Government Adopts Climate Action Programme 2030

Germany - October 1 2019 The Programme includes a new CO2 pricing regime aimed at emissions caused by the building sector and by traffic and transport. On 20 September 2019…

Entwarnung bei der Ausnutzung von „planreifen“ Bebauungsplänen i.S.d. § 33 BauGB!

Germany - September 20 2019 Nach einem aktuellen Urteil des Verwaltungsgerichtshofs Baden-Württemberg war die vorzeitige Ausnutzung des Baurechts nach § 33 des Baugesetzbuchs…

Emissions Trading: EC Proposes Key Amendments to the Auctioning Regulation

European Union - July 31 2019 The public consultation on adjusting the GHG emission allowance auction process for 2021-2030 is open for comment until August 6. In order to deepen…

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2012 German Law on Renewable Energy Does Not Constitute State Aid

European Union, Germany - April 30 2019 ECJ ruling provides EU Member States more flexibility in designing the promotion of renewable energies. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently…

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