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Has President Trump Done More to Further the Paris Climate Agreement than President Obama?

by Holland & Knight LLP on

A little over a week ago, the Trump administration finally documented President Trump’s previously stated intention to withdraw United States support from the Paris climate change agreement in an official notice delivered to...more

G20 Advances Climate and Energy Action Plan for Growth

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

On 8 July 2017, the G20 summit in Hamburg issued a Climate and Energy Action Plan for Growth (the Plan). The Plan reaffirms the commitment of the countries (excluding the United States (US) — which announced its intended...more

United States Announces Intent to Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord: What is the Real Impact?

by K&L Gates LLP on

On June 1, President Trump declared that he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord (the “Agreement”). His announcement, though not unexpected, raises a host of questions on several legal, technical,...more

The Paris Agreement: Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We Are Going

On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement (the “Agreement”), describing it as “disadvantaging the United States” and indicating that the United States...more

US Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: Impact and Next Steps

by White & Case LLP on

President Trump's announcement that he would withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement is a setback to multi-country efforts to address global environmental issues. Within the United States, state...more

President Trump Announces Withdrawal from Paris Agreement on Climate Change

by Beveridge & Diamond PC on

President Trump announced on Thursday his intention to initiate a formal withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement, a global agreement designed to address climate change by reducing greenhouse gas (“GHG”)...more

Sustainable growth in the Middle East

by DLA Piper on

2016 saw the international community finally reach agreement for collective action on climate change with the rapid ratification and entry into force of the Paris Agreement. Micael Johnstone and Maher Ghanma assess the...more

Carbon Matters - Autumn/Winter 2016/2017

by DLA Piper on

The Annual United Nations Climate Change Conference took place in Morocco against a backdrop of optimism and international agreement to move forward towards a low carbon economy – a signi cant shift from previous conferences...more

What is the Future of Emissions Trading?

by White & Case LLP on

The impact of increasing greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions resulting from human activities has driven innovation in market-based solutions, technology development and international law. Approaching the twentieth anniversary of...more

How Will Brexit Impact Environmental and Energy Law?

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Following the recent UK referendum result, attention is now turning to the legal implications for specific policy areas. While the overwhelming majority of the UK’s environmental legislation is derived from EU...more

LNG In Morocco

by King & Spalding on

Morocco is currently implementing important changes to its energy mix, which may provide interesting opportunities in the LNG sector. This article presents a brief overview of the origin of the national development plan for...more

Carbon Matters - Spring / Summer 2016

by DLA Piper on

Robust international and national action on climate change looks increasingly likely following the high-profile Paris Agreement signing ceremony at the United Nations in New York in April. In New York 175 governments...more

The Paris Agreement: What it means for business

by DLA Piper on

The Paris Agreement on climate change is unprecedented in its scope, will define the global economy of the 21st century, and has immediate impact on businesses around the world. 196 countries have agreed to hold the...more

Changing Climate: What The Paris Accord Means For China

by WilmerHale on

In December 2015, nearly 200 countries reached a historic agreement in Paris to limit greenhouse gas emissions in hopes of curbing global warming. Law360's Expert Analysis special series looks at the impact the agreement will...more

Maritime GHG emissions: The Paris Agreement, an IMO MRV and ‘market-based measures’ – looking forward to MEPC 69

by Reed Smith on

Tackling greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from international shipping: as the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) gears up for its 69th meeting in London starting...more

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change – Implications for Africa

by King & Spalding on

The historic 21st annual meeting (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris in December 2015 resulted in the Paris Agreement (Agreement) which goes further than any previous climate...more

Foley Hoag Climate Update: February 2016

by Foley Hoag LLP on

The Paris Outcome - After two weeks of intense negotiations at the Paris climate conference, 195 countries finally adopted the Paris Agreement and a Decision to limit “the increase in the global average temperature to...more

Regional Perspectives on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

by King & Spalding on

On 12 December 2015, nearly 200 countries at the 21st annual meeting (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Convention or UNFCCC) reached an agreement that many have described as a historic...more

The Paris Agreement – leading the pathway to a low carbon economy

by Reed Smith on

The agreement adopted on 12 December 2015 in Paris by 195 countries, plus the European Union (the “Paris Agreement”), aims to limit the adverse effects of climate change. The ink was barely dry before the debate opened up as...more

The 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change

by King & Spalding on

On 12 December 2015, nearly 200 countries reached an agreement that many have described as a historic turning point for global cooperation in addressing climate change. This article looks at the key elements of the Paris...more

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change Charts a Long-Term Plan for International Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

On December 12, the United States and other Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) signed the historic Paris Agreement at the 21st Conference of the Parties. We expect the Agreement to...more

The UNFCCC Paris agreement: impressions from the negotiating table for the energy sector – and 10 key points about what comes next

by DLA Piper on

One hundred ninety-five nations and the EU have approved the Paris Agreement, an unprecedented climate change accord that provides a broad framework for reducing global warming through international cooperation, adapting to...more

Primer on Paris climate change talks: An optimistic outlook

by Dentons on

Between November 30 and December 11, 2015, leaders from nearly 200 countries convened in Paris, France, to seek agreement on a global approach to combatting climate change. Hopes were high, but the question on everyone’s mind...more

Foley Hoag Climate Update: November 2015

by Foley Hoag LLP on

Only five weeks ahead of COP21, the Ad Hoc Working group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) – the subsidiary body of the UNFCCC – held its 11th Part of its 2nd Session in Bonn, Germany, from 19th until 23rd...more

Renewable Energy and Climate Change Update

by DLA Piper on

International negotiations on climate change have been ramping up. It is looking increasingly likely that a new global treaty on climate change will be concluded by the end of the year in Paris. Based on the current state...more

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