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Taking Stock: A Recap of 2017 Climate Change Policy Initiatives and What to Expect in 2018

As the Paris Agreement entered into force in November 2016, it marked the start of a renaissance period for climate change policy, one that represents a global paradigm shift towards a lower-carbon economy. Despite the US announcement in June 2017 that it would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, international efforts to reduce GHG emissions continue … Continue Reading

Compliance with Flexibility: Ontario Releases Regulatory Proposal for Offset Credits under Cap-and-Trade Program

As Ontario puts the finishing touches on its cap-and-trade program, which will commence on January 1, 2017, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has released its Compliance Offset Credits Regulatory Proposal (the Regulatory Proposal) for a 45-day public comment period that will end on December 30, 2016.  Under the cap-and-trade program, capped facilities … Continue Reading
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