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Reforms to federal environmental assessment process receive Royal Assent
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2012

On June 29, 2012, the federal government’s Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act received Royal Assent

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

ExxonMobil fined 3.3 million for failure to report emissions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2012

In what is surely a strong reminder to companies around the globe to comply with green regulations, oil giant ExxonMobil has been fined 3.3 million (approximately $4.4 million CAD) for failure to correctly report its carbon dioxide emissions from a Scottish chemical plant

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

Ontario private member's bill seeks to amend Green Energy Act
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 29 2011

A bill introduced by Todd Smith, MPP for Prince Edward Hastings, proposes amendments to the Green Energy Act, 2009 (the Act) to allow municipalities to regulate green energy projects through by-laws

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

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

Election 2011: Canada's climate change future
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2011

With the federal election just a few days away, we thought it would be useful to our readers to identify what each major political party's published campaign platform says about climate change and Canada's role in curbing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions