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Has President Trump Done More to Further the Paris Climate Agreement than President Obama?
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

A little over a week ago, the Trump administration finally documented President Trump’s previously stated intention to withdraw United States support

The New Administration’s Efforts to Deconstruct the Obama Climate Initiatives
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

President Trump is spearheading a government-wide roll back of Obama Era climate initiatives. The president and his EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt

State Common Law and the Global Environment
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2017

In recent years, plaintiffs’ attorneys and public-interest groups have brought common law actions seeking injunctive relief or damages for air

California Counties and City Sue Energy Companies over Climate Change, Sea Level Rise
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

Using a legal strategy resembling the one that won multi-billion dollar awards from tobacco companies, two California counties and one California

New Climate Change Lawsuit: Publicity Stunt or Reasonable Effort to Protect California Property Owners?
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

Answering this question is likely to engender significant debate, depending on which side of the global warming conundrum one finds oneself. However

California’s Cap-and-Trade Regulations Extended Through 2030 - A Victory for Climate Policy and Business Alike
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2017

On July 17, 2017, the California Assembly and the Senate voted to extend California’s Cap-and-Trade Program from 2021 to 2030 (Assembly Bill (“AB”

Enhancing the bilateral framework between EU and US in Energy. Or not.
  • Nctm Studio Legale
  • European Union, OECD, USA
  • July 18 2017

Energy is a key issue in the relations between the EU and US. Security of supply, free trade in energy products and services, cooperation on

Task force provides framework and guidance for climate-related financial disclosures
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2017

The Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has recently issued its exhaustive final

From “All of the Above” to “See What Sticks”
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2017

Throughout the Obama administration, federal officials from the President on down touted an “all of the above” approach to energy policy. At the same

Six-figure penalties for non-compliance with climate change regulations
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 5 2017

The Environment Agency has published details of companies penalised for non-compliance with climate change regulations relating to EU ETS and CRC