Biden administration aims to cut US carbon emissions in half by 2030

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US President Joe Biden announced Thursday at the Leaders Summit on Climate that the US will aim to reduce carbon emissions by 50 to 52 percent by 2030. The post Biden administration aims to cut US carbon emissions in half by 2030 appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

Canada: 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan And Canada's Journey To Net Zero - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

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On March 29, 2022 the Government of Canada (Federal Government) delivered its 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan (the Plan

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New Initiative Calls For Female Cops to Comprise 30% of Forces by 2030

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A new initiative aims to increase the percentage of women police officers in the U.S. to 30 percent by the end of the decade. The 30×30 Initiative , supported by over 200 police agencies, says the effort will produce a shift in police culture.

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Netherlands court orders Royal Dutch Shell to cut carbon emissions 45% by 2030

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In a landmark decision, The Hauge District Court on Wednesday ordered oil giant Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) to “limit all [carbon dioxide] emissions into the atmosphere … by at least 45% at the end of 2030, relative to 2019 levels.”

Singapore: Overview And Impact Of Singapore's Green Plan 2030 - Jones Day

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The Singapore government unveiled the Singapore Green Plan 2030 ("Green Plan") in February 2021, a "whole-of-nation movement" to advance Singapore's national agenda on sustainable development

Canada: Canada's 2030 Emission Reduction Plan: Opportunities For Intellectual Property Innovators - Cassels

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Earlier this year, the Government of Canada released the "2030 Emissions Reduction Plan: Canada's Next Steps for Clean Air and a Strong Economy" (the Plan

Canada: La Stratégie québécoise sur l'hydrogène vert et les bioénergies 2030 - Fasken (French)

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Le gouvernement du Québec s'est engagé à réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre de 37,5 % par rapport au niveau de 1990 d'ici 2030. De plus, le gouvernement vise une réduction de 40

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Secondhand Fashion Market is Expected to Be More Than Double the Size of Fast Fashion by 2030

The Fashion Law

Fast fashion market share is expected to stay roughly flat over the next 10 years,” at roughly 9 percent, while the secondhand clothing segment is slated to grow to 18 percent by 2030, double that fast fashion.

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LVMH Aims to Ensure That All New Products “Will Result from Eco-Design” by 2030

The Fashion Law

Such a strategy “offers a new source of inspiration and creativity,” per LVMH, which says that it endeavors “to ensure that, by 2030, all new LVMH products will result from eco-design, so as to present a minimal environmental footprint – from raw material extraction to transformation.”

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Canada: Federal Government Releases 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan - MLT Aikins LLP

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On March 29, 2022, the Government of Canada released the "2030 Emissions Reduction Plan: Canada's Next Steps to Clean Air and a Strong Economy" – the first Emissions Reduction Plan issued under the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act

United States: New York Releases Much Awaited Roadmap For Deploying 10 Gigawatts Of Distributed Solar By 2030 - Foley Hoag LLP

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Can New York State satisfy nearly 30 percent of its electricity needs with solar projects less than five megawatts in size by the year 2030

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Book Discussion: The private side of transforming our world – UN sustainable development goals 2030 and the role of private international law

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Dec 7, 14:00-17:00. Asser Instituut and Online. More Information and registration here.

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Biden Signs Order Aiming for Half of New Vehicles to Be Electric by 2030

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Behind this entire ordeal and to develop more and more zero-emissions vehicles, the Biden administration needs to secure massive federal investments in electric vehicle infrastructure. Automotive Business EV batteries EVs Ford Ford F-150 GM Stellantis

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Conference Report: The Private Side of Transforming our World – UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and the Role of Private International Law

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Formulated by the United Nations in 2015, they form the core of the 2030 Agenda and aim to enable people worldwide to live in dignity while respecting the earth’s ecological limit. The Private Side of Transforming our World. UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030and the Role of Private International Law. September 9-11, 2021, Hamburg, Germany, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and Private International Law. By Madeleine Petersen Weiner and Mai-Lan Tran.

UN rights expert calls on France to evaluate partnership with people of African descent

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” France committed to the UN’s 2030 Agenda , providing that it will make efforts to “leave no one behind.” Human Rights International 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development African colonialism economic development France Gatekeepers human rights OHCHR slavery unesco

UN rights expert calls for France to evaluate partnership with people of African descent

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” France committed to the UN’s 2030 Agenda , providing that it will make efforts to “leave no one behind.” Human Rights International 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development African colonialism economic development France Gatekeepers human rights OHCHR slavery unesco

Conference and open access book: The Private Side of Transforming our World – UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and the Role of Private International Law – 9 to 11 September 2021

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In 2015, the United Nations formulated 17 ambitious goals towards transforming our world – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 2030).

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United States: Legal Reform As A Catalyst For Social Enterprise: An International Social Enterprise Law & Policy Report - Morrison & Foerster LLP

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In collaboration with The Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation on a project commissioned by Catalyst 2030

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United Arab Emirates: India Renews Its Green Pledge With A Commitment To Triple Renewable Energy Generation By 2030 - BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

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At the recent COP26 summit in Glasgow, India made the twin commitment of reaching net-zero emissions by 2070, and to procure 50% of its energy requirements from clean and renewable energy sources within this decade

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Cyprus: Green Bonds: The €1 Trillion Promise By The European Investment Bank, That's Set To Propel Climate Action By 2030, What's At Stake For Investors And How To Issue Certified Green Bonds. - Solsidus Law

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On 14th January 2020, the EU Commission presented the EU Green Deal investment plan, aimed at driving at least €1 trillion of sustainable investments over the next decade

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Austria: Ausbau Von Großflächen-PV In NÖ Rückt Näher - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

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Im österreichischen Ausbaupfad für Erneuerbare Energien bis 2030 soll Photovoltaik mit 11 TWh den größten Zuwachs erhalten

This Week in Rideshare: EVs, Prop 22, and Amazon

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EVs by 2030, Prop 22 hurts drivers and Amazon’s dangerous game. LegalRideshare breaks it down. News & Politics legalrideshare rideshare apps rideshare companies rideshare rapist rideshare safety rideshare services this week in rideshare

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Canada: Quebec Energy Transition – An Accelerated Approach - Miller Thomson LLP

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On April 7, 2016, the Government of Quebec (the "Government") released the 2030 Energy Policy (the "Policy

United States: Part I: What Does The 2022 SDG Gender Index Tells Us About Progress On Gender Equality? (Video) - Burford Capital

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Burford's Chief Marketing Officer Liz Bigham sits down with Director of Equal Measures 2030 Alison Holder to discuss key takeaways from the 2022 SDG Gender Index

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India: Rule Changes To Consumer Protection: Streamlining The Direct Selling Segment - LexOrbis

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The e-commerce market in India is expected to be the third largest by a scale with an annual Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) of $350 by the year 2030

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Germany court rejects climate lawsuit in favor of Mercedes-Benz

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A German court Tuesday rejected a lawsuit filed by environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe intended to bar Mercedes-Benz from selling cars with combustion engines that emit greenhouse gases after 2030.

Vietnam: Is Vietnam Really Ready For Commercialisation Of 5G? - Russin & Vecchi

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Vietnam has long stated its plan to provide 5G coverage nationwide by 2030. The ability to offer all citizens high-speed internet connection at a low cost is a priority of national significance

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Canada: Renewable Energy RFP Opportunities In Nova Scotia And Quebec - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

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The RFP is part of a larger plan for new renewable electricity standards aimed at requiring that 80 % of Nova Scotia's electricity come from renewable resources by 2030

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Worldwide: Project Reg-AIH: British High Commission And Ikigai's Project To Drive Conversations On AI In Healthcare In India And UK - Ikigai Law

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India and the United Kingdom (UK) are pursuing a common vision for strategic partnership through an ambitious India-UK Roadmap to 2030. A key pillar of this partnership is sharing knowledge

United States: The Law Off The Land: Why Offshore Wind Developers, Utilities, And Investors Should Give Early Consideration To Environmental Law Risks - Mayer Brown

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offshore wind by 2030 offshore wind energy planning and development is front and center and accelerating at light speed. The Biden Administration announced a commitment to create 30 gigawatts of electricity via U.S.

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UK: Albert Goodman Net Zero Commitment - Albert Goodman

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Albert Goodman has made the bold decision to commit to becoming genuinely net zero by 2030. We have done this by signing up to the #RaceToZero through the ICAEW 1000 Accountant's

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UK: UK Hydrogen Strategy – Key Points To Note - Gowling WLG

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The UK Government published its overdue Hydrogen Strategy last month (17 August 2021), setting out more detail on how it intends to achieve the goal of 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030

Australia passes dramatic climate change bill, pledges net zero carbon emissions by 2050

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The Australian parliament Thursday passed new legislation pledging to reduce carbon emissions by 43 percent by the year 2030 and to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

EU Commission proposes measures to limit use of pesticides and create Nature Restoration Plans

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The European Commission moved forward Wednesday with a proposed regulation aiming to cut pesticide use 50% by 2030 in order “to restore damaged ecosystems and bring nature back across Europe[.]”

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UK review says the age to buy cigarettes in the UK should rise every year

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The report sets out 15 recommendations to help the government meet its target of being “smokefree by 2030.” ” The smokefree target is defined by the UK government as 5% smoking prevalence or less in England by 2030.