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National Energy Guarantee - Emissions Requirement
Insight 20 Feb 2018

Following the recent release of the National Energy Guarantee draft design consultation paper by the Energy Security Board Partner Kate Axup and Senior Associate Karla Drinkwater report on key aspects of the Emissions Requirement and its interaction with the existing Renewable Energy Target scheme ...

China's National Carbon Market - what to expect
Insight 02 Feb 2018

China will soon have the worlds largest emissions trading scheme emstrongETSstrongem according to announcements made late last year by Chinas state planning agency the National Development and Reform Commission emstrongNDRCstrongem According to the NDRC Chinas national ETS will be operating by 2020 ...

Review of climate change policies discussion paper
Insight 28 Mar 2017

Following the release of the terms of reference for the 2017 climate change policy review in December 2016 the Federal Government has recently released its climate change policy review discussion paper for public consultation Partner Andrew Mansour Senior Associate Emily Gerrard and Lawyer Holly ...

FSB Task Force reports on climate-related disclosures
Insight 16 Dec 2016

New recommendations have been released that aim to provide guidance to companies regarding the making of climate-related disclosures in public fundraising documents Allens Climate Change group members Partner Andrew Mansour Senior Associate Emily Gerrard and Lawyer Dale Straughen provide an overview ...

Climate change policy news: more guidance for Australian businesses
Insight 06 Dec 2016

Over the past fortnight both the Federal and Victorian Governments have made progress in climate change policy and regulation with the Federal Government announcing its terms of reference for the 2017 climate change policy review and the Victorian Government tabling its new Climate Change Bill 2016 ...

Paris Agreement on climate change to enter into force before COP22
Insight 06 Oct 2016

Overnight the Paris Agreement met its second and final threshold for entry into force when the EU lodged its instruments of ratification with the UN Partner Andrew Mansour Senior Associate Emily Gerrard and Associate Ellie Mulholland take a brief look at the events this week that triggered the early ...

New Draft Wind Energy Planning Framework
Insight 08 Aug 2016

The New South Wales Government has released its new Wind Energy Planning Framework with the aim of establishing a more efficient and consistent assessment and approval regime for wind energy projects and also addressing the concerns raised by stakeholders to the 2011 draft Guidelines The buffer zone ...

New wind farm planning code and guideline for Queensland
Insight 19 Jul 2016

The Queensland Government has announced a new wind farm planning code that shifts the responsibility for assessing wind farm developments from local governments to the State Government and provides a consistent approach to assessing wind farms across the State Partner Bill McCredie Associate David ...

The signing of the Paris Agreement and other developments
Insight 22 Apr 2016

With the Australian Government Minister for the Environment having touched down in New York the world is gearing up for the signing of the Paris Agreement at a ceremony in New York at 1150pm AEST tonight Partner Andrew Mansour Senior Associate Emily Gerrard and Lawyer Ellie Mulholland consider the ...

Across Australia and to Paris - Recent developments in the nuclear fuel cycle
Insight 23 Dec 2015

Partner Richard Malcolmson Senior Associate Emily Gerrard and Associate Emily Johnstone report on recent developments in the Australian nuclear fuel cycle debate including the recent shortlisting of potential sites by the Australian Government for a radioactive waste management facility the ...