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Cap in Trade in Ontario - Avoiding the EU's Pitfalls
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • August 18 2016

The European Union Emission Trading System (EU ETS) is the world’s largest cap and trade system, covering all countries in the European Union. It is


Glenn Murray to lead new Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 21 2014

In announcing her new cabinet on June 24, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn appointed Glen Murray as Minister of the renamed Ministry of the Environment


International round-up: climate change measures developing in 2012
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, China, European Union
  • January 31 2012

The past year was an eventful period in the area of emissions trading and climate change regulation and policy development and 2012 is showing no signs of slowing down.


OSC publishes notice regarding disclosure of corporate governance and environmental matters
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2009

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today released a notice regarding the disclosure of corporate governance and environmental matters by reporting issuers other than investment funds.


CCS: identified challenges to implementation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • March 29 2010

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is interesting as a case study of a CO2 mitigation technology that maintains considerable political and fiscal support even though its long-term economic viability is dependent on high carbon prices and even though its implementation will in many cases require that U.S. states and Canadian provinces enact new legislation and regulations.


Ontario's cap-and-trade system in context
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2015

As we recently discussed here, on April 13, 2015, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne formally announced plans to create a cap-and-trade system for


Changes to the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions in Alberta: the Government of Alberta announces first step in new climate change strategy
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

An end to Alberta's stigmatizing inertia on climate change policy was announced yesterday. The new Minister of Environment and Parks, Shannon


Canadian Carbon Politics Part Three: Canada after Paris
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2015

The conclusion of the Paris conference, which has resulted in what has been described as the world's first comprehensive climate agreement ( referred


President Obama unveils much anticipated Climate Change Plan
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • July 9 2013

On June 25, in a much anticipated speech at Georgetown University, U.S. President Obama unveiled The President's Climate Action Plan, a comprehensive


Emerging trends in global carbon finance
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2011

Recent developments in international carbon finance have seen investors and carbon intermediaries moving away from the global carbon market and towards local initiatives, such asregional carbon trading regimes, as a means of participating in carbon reduction financing or achieving climate change objectives.