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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

California's inaugural cap-and-trade auction declared a success
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • November 21 2012

On November 14, 2012, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) held its first auction for the purchase and sale of carbon allowances for its nascent cap-and-trade regime.

CRA denies tax deduction for Alberta climate change fund payments
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2012

As emissions and cap-and-trade regimes develop, the tax issues relating to such regimes evolve and receive further consideration.

Quebec 2013-2020 Climate Change Action Plan & draft amendments to Quebec GHG regulations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 13 2012

On June 3, 2012, Quebec unveiled its “2013-2020 Climate Change Action Plan” and the accompanying “Government Strategy for Climate Change Adaptation”.

Mexican legislature passes robust climate change law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Mexico
  • May 1 2012

On Thursday, April 19, 2012, Mexico's lower and upper houses passed a sweeping climate change bill clearing the way for President Felipe Calderon to sign it into law.

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.

Canada not planning to renew Kyoto protocol targets
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • November 30 2011

Canada is moving away from its historical positions on climate change at the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, currently being held in Durban, South Africa.

Australian carbon tax plan becomes law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Australia
  • November 11 2011

Further to our October 19, 2011 post, Australia’s carbon tax legislation was passed by the upper house Senate, officially making it the second major economy, after the European Union, to pass such legislation.

UK proposes lowering FIT rates
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2011

Announced the same day as the Ontario Power Authority’s review of the Ontario Feed-in Tariff program, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced the start of its review of its Feed-in Tariffs scheme (FITs) on October 31, 2011 by releasing a comprehensive review document and requesting responses in respect of its solar PV program.

Australian carbon tax plan expected to become law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Australia, Canada
  • October 19 2011

On this blog we will regularly provide you with information on Canadian and international developments in the regulation of carbon and the creation of carbon trading and taxing regimes.