The Climate Report

The Climate Report

The Climate Report is a periodic newsletter that examines some of the topics affecting the field of climate change.

In this issue:

U.S. Regulatory Developments

"New Proposed Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards Issued for New Coal-Fired and Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants"
"California Updates Climate Change Scoping Plan"
"Obama's First Choice to Lead FERC Withdraws Amid Charges of Anti-Coal"

Climate Change Issues for Management

"Steyer, Bloomberg, and Paulson Launch Risky Business Initiative to Assess Economic Impact of Climate Change"
"Activist Investor Group Ceres Issues Assessment of 2013 Proxy Season"

Renewable Energy and Carbon Markets

"IRS Clarifies Previous Guidance on "Start of Construction" for Purposes of PTC/ITC Eligibility"

Climate Change Litigation

"D.C. Circuit Finds State and Industry Petitioners Lack Standing to Challenge EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations"
"Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Trade Groups' Challenge to E15 Fuel Waivers"
"Supreme Court to Review EPA's Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Stationary Sources"

Climate Change Regulation Beyond the U.S.

"Toward a System for Reducing Emissions from the Shipping Sector"
"French Constitutional Court Confirms Shale Gas Fracking Ban"
"Australian Carbon Pricing Mechanism to be Repealed"

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