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Global Environment Newsletter - Winter 2015 / 2016

1 December 2015

This issue covers the following topics:

  • International: COP21 – the real deal or another cop-out? Thoughts on the current international climate negotiations in Paris
  • International: The New Sustainable Development Goals – Global Action for People and Planet
  • EU: New EU rules on CO2 emissions from shipping - new obligations for CO2 emission monitoring, reporting and verification
  • Germany: New obligations for large distributors from belated implementation of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive - new obligations for take-back of equipment
  • The Netherlands: Reducing CO2 emissions: National Energy Agreement - a good start, but more efforts required
  • Romania: Current state of the Green Certificates market - Surplus of certificates expected in the coming years
  • UK: New Tough sentencing guidelines for health & safety and corporate manslaughter offences
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