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William Fry
On 9 December 2021, the first of two planned sets of technical screening criteria (TSC) for assessing economic activities as environmentally sustainable under the EU Taxonomy Regulation were published.
Arthur Cox
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/2139 supplementing the EU Taxonomy Regulation (the "EU Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act")...
France
lus Laboris
The new French Climate and Resilience Law, which came into force in August 2021, implements important changes for employers.
Germany
Mayer Brown
Der Beitrag befasst sich mit den aktuellen Entwicklungen im Bereich Climate Change Litigation. Dargestellt werden Klimaklagen gegen Staaten (Urgenda, Bundesverfassungsgerichtsurteil...
Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
The EU Regulation on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment (the "Taxonomy Regulation") was published in the Official Journal on 22 June 2020.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
The CSSF announced in its communication (available here ) published on 2 December 2021 that it has put in place a fast track procedure to facilitate compliance with the taxonomy-related disclosure...
Malta
Ganado Advocates
Environment and Climate Regulation Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Malta, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Portugal
PLMJ
The new Framework Law on the Climate (Law 98/2021 of 31 December) was published on 31 December 2021.
Turkey
Ersoy Bilgehan
Pursuant to Article 20 of the Turkish Environmental Code no. 2872 (the "Code"), fines are imposed on vessels for causing pollution in Turkish waters through discharge of petroleum products, dirty ballast, garbage...
CETINKAYA
Around 20,000 people from 196 countries gathered in Glasgow in November for the United Nations COP26 climate summit. At the summit, countries reported how far they have come in the fight against the climate crisis...
UK
Keltie
We take a look at the opportunities for reducing emissions and government recommendations for industry, as well as some of the forerunner projects in carbon capture, carbon recycling, and hydrogen production.
HGF Ltd
The UK government announced investment plans for #greeninnovation. Clearwell Technology will receive funding to develop #newtechnology...
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Greta Thunberg did not hesitate to deem the "net zero by 2050" goal of a number of world governments to be no more than an empty catchphrase devoid of any tangible action at the Youth4Climate summit on 28 September 2021.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Writing this article, as Jeremy Glover is, just before COP 26 means that it must start and end with the obvious disclaimer that everyone should look out for details of any agreements that are made...
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Planning legislation has been framed over many years to grapple with climate change and there is no doubt that there is real impetus at all levels of development to ensure that climate targets are met.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
After years of use in manufactured products, "PFAS", or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are common in the environment. Comparatively little is known about most of them...
Marks & Clerk
Technological innovation is likely to be key in countries being able to achieve their climate goals.
Marks & Clerk
It's widely accepted that we know relatively little about the fungi kingdom compared to its size, which is somewhat surprising given its importance to virtually all ecosystems on the planet
Albert Goodman
The Task Force for Climate Related Financial Disclosures first published a report in 2017 setting out its view on the core elements of climate related financial disclosures which are applicable to all business sectors and regions.
lus Laboris
How might climate change shape employment law and practice in future? We take a look at this weighty question today, with one of our most interesting thinkers...
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