International climate change negotiations concluded in mid-December in Lima, Peru at the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC or Convention). DLA Piper...more
In a historic move that adds life to international climate negotiations, the US and China have jointly committed to undertake significant actions to combat climate change.
As announced by President Barack Obama and...more
In a split decision, the United States Supreme Court confirmed the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from new and modified stationary sources that are required to obtain...more
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced long-awaited regulations to reduce carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants pursuant to the Clean Air Act. EPA's Clean Power Plan would for the first time...more
International climate change negotiations concluded last month in Warsaw at the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). DLA Piper lawyers from Europe and...more