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Environment weekly highlights—16 June 2022

Published on: 16 June 2022
Published by: LexisNexis
  • Environment weekly highlights—16 June 2022
  • In this issue:
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • EU ETS and carbon border tariffs to face second plenary vote in EU Parliament next week
  • Latest UK ETS CCM prices will not be triggered in June, July and August 2022
  • Audit report on public sector greenhouse gas emissions published
  • NSTA launches carbon storage licensing round
  • Fit for 55—MEPs reject proposed revisions to EU ETS, CBAM and Social Climate Fund
  • Fit for 55—MEPs adopt position on vehicle emissions, carbon sinks and effort sharing
  • Brexit
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes analysis on the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill, the Modern Slavery Bill, EU ETS and carbon border tariffs, the proposed EU Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence, the International Underwriting Association’s new environmental, social and governance committee, and the problems for new mandatory climate and sustainability disclosures raised by the retirement savings' sector. In addition, this week, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs opened a consultation on food waste reporting in England, the National Audit Office published a report on the public sector’s greenhouse gas emissions, Ofgem launched a second consultation on the proposed administration of ECO4, the European Scrutiny Committee launched an inquiry into post-Brexit regulatory divergence, the European Commission has clarified the definition of nanomaterials, and MEPs objected to the European Commission’s plan to include gas and nuclear activities as environmentally sustainable under the Taxonomy Regulation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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