The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Australia; European Union; Germany; Malta; Netherlands; Spain; USA
The set of questions relating to the topic of Climate Regulation and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
Do any international agreements or regulations on climate matters apply in your country?
How are the regulatory policies of your country affected by international regulations on climate matters?
Outline recent government policy on climate matters.
Identify the main national laws and regulations on climate matters.
Identify the national regulatory authorities responsible for climate regulation and its implementation and administration. Outline their areas of competence.
What are the main sources of emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) (or other regulated emissions) in your country and the quantities of emissions from those sources? Describe any limitation or reduction obligations. Do they apply to private parties in your country?
Describe any major GHG emission reduction projects implemented or to be implemented in your country. Describe any similar projects in other countries involving the participation of government authorities or private parties from your country.
Describe the main commercial aspects of the climate sector in your country, including any related government policies.
Do any obligations for GHG emission limitation, reduction or removal
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