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Municipal taxation as a means of stimulating the green economy
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • June 20 2011

Following is a discussion of the ways in which rules and regulations relating to municipal taxation might be modified in order to allow for the large scale financing of energy efficiency measures andor renewable energy among smaller energy consumers.


Carbon market watch
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • December 31 2010

Well, for those that missed it, the Chicago Climate Exchange went extinct.


Know thy (carbon) self
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 31 2010

As the year winds down it might be useful to scan the horizon and do a bit of an overview of what are some of the drivers that are likely to have an impact on Canadian companies' policies with respect to greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions in the near future and why it is increasingly important for Canadian companies to know their GHG emissions footprint and to have a plan in place to begin to reduce that footprint.


Carbon market watch
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 10 2010

Our comments regarding the MCX are unchanged since our last report.


Renewable fuels regulations include market mechanism for compliance
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 10 2010

On April 10, 2010 the federal government published its proposed Renewable Fuels Regulations ("Regulations") in Part I of the Canada Gazette.


Carbon round up
  • Gowling WLG
  • Global
  • December 31 2009

The COP 15 meeting in Copenhagen came to a close with no new comprehensive multilateral accord having been reached; however, a draft agreement was proposed by a limited number of states led by the US and China.


USA
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA
  • December 31 2009

In September, the US Senate unveiled its version of cap and trade draft legislation, which, although it calls for deeper short term GHG emission reductions than the House of Representative’s Waxman-Markey bill, is in fact quite similar to the House bill which passed during the summer.


Carbon market watch
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 31 2009

Our comments regarding the MCX are unchanged since our last report.


Quebec
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 31 2009

On November 23, 2009, after hearings before the commission on transportation and the environment, Quebec adopted a GHG emission reduction target of 20 below 1990 levels by 2020.


Quebec enacts Bill 42: do you know your scope 3 emissions?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 15 2009

On June 19, 2009, the Quebec provincial legislature assented to Bill 42 An Act to amend the Environment Quality Act and other legislative provisions in relation to climate change (the "Bill").