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Environment weekly highlights—27 September 2018

Published on: 27 September 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—27 September 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • Sales of diesel and petrol cars must end before 2030 to meet Paris climate agreement
  • Scotland beating UK on reducing emissions, but other sectors need work
  • Much of European mercury emissions come from beyond EU
  • Fossil fuel industry leaders sign global methane reduction
  • Integrated approach needed to achieve low-carbon economy
  • Report shows benefits of increasing electrification of energy system in Europe
  • Brexit
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Environment highlights includes the third round of technical notices designed to inform individuals, businesses and public bodies in the UK of the implications of exiting the EU with ‘no deal’; publications from the Environmental Law Review on the The Environmental Liability Directive, the Water Framework Directive and the Definition of 'Water Damage' and managing environmental risks in borrowers’ corporate insolvencies; and an agreement between thirteen of the world’s leading oil and gas producers in the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) to limit methane emissions. In addition, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published a report examining the financial risks from climate change that impact UK banks, building societies and PRA-designated investment firms and a report from the Climate Initiative Bonds (CIB) reveals there is a ‘universe’ of unlabelled bonds financing green infrastructure. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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