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German Utilities Score Billions on Constitutional Challenge to German Nuclear Fuel Tax

Germany - June 16 2017 On 7 June 2017, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany (FCC) published a recent decision that declared the German Nuclear Fuel Tax Act…

Alexander Wilhelm

Update: Stricter EU Environmental Performance Standards to Apply to Large Combustion Plants by 2021

European Union - May 4 2017 Emissions from approximately 2,900 large combustion plants in the EU, including coal-fired power stations as well as peat, oil and gas power plants…

Patrick Braasch

“Final warning” on Air pollution from the European Commission

European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom - March 7 2017 On 15 February 2017, the European Commission (the Commission) sent final warnings (a Reasoned Opinion) to France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United…

Rosa Espín, Michael D. Green, Eun-Kyung Lee, Cesare Milani, Elisabetta Righini

Environment: The Year Ahead

European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom - January 18 2017 The year ahead presents a series of challenges and opportunities for the development of environmental law across Europe. Notably, the Paris Agreement…

Paul Davies, Joachim Grittmann, Cesare Milani, Antonio Morales

Phasing out of fossil fuel subsidies: Will G20 leaders agree on deadline?

Global - November 10 2016 At the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, in September 2016, the G20 leaders reaffirmed their commitment to rationalise and phase-out inefficient fossil…

Patrick Braasch