Atsumi & Sakai | Japan | 29 Nov 2023
In recent years, the Japanese Government has been promoting Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) projects as part of its stated aim to achieve…
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, Global, etc. | 24 Nov 2023
The EU prepares to fight for a carbon phase-out at COP28, Shell faces human rights litigation from the Niger Delta, and the US invests US$6 billion in energy and climate resilience – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | China, European Union, France, etc. | 16 Nov 2023
Decarbonisation targets, boosting renewable energy and bringing businesses to the table will be on the agenda at the summit.
Slaughter and May | United Kingdom | 14 Nov 2023
Following its introduction in July 2022, the Energy Act 2023 (the “Act”) finally gained Royal Assent on 26 October 2023. Dubbed the “the biggest…
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, France, etc. | 10 Nov 2023
Governments call for urgent action at COP28, Bangladesh plans to boost pay for garment workers, and Australia proposes a new climate disclosure framework – plus other key updates.
Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune | Japan | 7 Nov 2023
One of the Japanese media has recently reported that the bill named as "CCS Business Act" is expected to be submitted to the regular Diet's session…
Lexology PRO | Canada, European Union, Global, etc. | 3 Nov 2023
Major CCS projects have failed to meet emissions commitments, but many governments and regulators say it is “critical” to reaching net zero.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Brazil, European Union, etc. | 27 Oct 2023
Australia and Brazil adopt sustainability reporting standards, the US boosts investment in its electricity grid, and fashion retailer Boohoo faces shareholder litigation – plus other key updates.
Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune | Japan | 6 Oct 2023
わが国では CCS（二酸化炭素の回収・地中等への貯留）の事業化に関して政府の検討会でも検討されてき ており、一部の報道で取り沙汰されているが、いわゆる CCS 事業法案が来年の通常国会に提出される見込み である1 。本稿では、かかる CCS…
HFW | European Union, USA | 5 Oct 2023
This is the second of our articles on biomass, which form part of our bioenergy series. Our first article, available here, covered an introduction to…