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31 July 2019
The severe warnings on climate change starkly documented by the IPCC report and others demonstrate why urgent action to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement is needed. The public, governments and legislators are taking notice and taking action. Much of the legislative...
28 June 2019
The recently published Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) reports and EU Commission Guidelines elaborate the next phase in the implementation of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan. On 18 June 2019 TEG published its final technical...
17 June 2019
The UK Government has committed to reducing UK Greenhouse Gas emissions to net zero by 2050, following the recent recommendations of the advisory Climate Change Committee. However, significant uncertainty about detailed implementation remains.
30 May 2019
This edition covers the following topics: EU Single-Use Plastics Directive Adopted by European Parliament: A ban on most single-use plastics, and new requirements to make manufacturers fund the costs of waste management New Renewable Energy Directive: ...
10 May 2019
A new report by the UK Climate Change Committee has recommended that the UK toughens its climate target to net zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 2050.
15 April 2019
Coal projects are under pressure from governments, courts, businesses and investors as the momentum to reduce the use of coal builds. This briefing explores some of the action being taken by the public and private sectors and the impact on the industry.
17 January 2019
The COP 24 international climate change meeting in Katowice took place at the beginning of December 2018. Hailed as a great success by some stakeholders, and decried by others as lacking in ambition, the conference has at least made progress on implementing some...
28 November 2018
The renewable energy sector continues to show strong growth. Renewable incentives still have a significant role in that growth, although we are increasingly seeing the incentives being reduced and even removed as the costs of generation from renewable...
6 November 2018
The recently published IPCC special report on the impact of global warming predicts that an unprecedented level of sustainable infrastructure investment will be needed every year until 2050 and beyond to limit global warming to the Paris Climate Agreement’s...
29 October 2018
Global geopolitical shifts, climate change, financial stress, and rapid technological developments are having a huge impact on the infrastructure sector. In this publication we provide a legal perspective on some of the most pressing issues for the industry, with...