Tag Archives: GHG

Reducing Your Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Webinar “Are You Ready to Measure and Report Your Building GHG Emissions?” live on Tuesday, August 16 from 9 to 10 am EST presented by Stuart Kaplow and Nancy Hudes on behalf of ESG Legal Solutions, LLC. The webinar is complimentary but you must register here. As governments enact mandatory greenhouse gas emission laws and as … Continue Reading

Supreme Court Rules Against EPA Reining in Power of Agencies

Save the date, Tuesday, August 16 from 9 to 10 am EST, for our complimentary live webinar, “Are You Ready to Measure and Report your Building GHG Emissions?” Information skaplow@stuartkaplow.com In a decision that will rein in agency power across the federal government, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that Congress did not clearly authorize … Continue Reading

Glossary of Greenhouse Gas Terms

With proposed federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions by the Securities and Exchange Commission requiring GHG disclosure and new state statutes, including a new Maryland law that requires not only disclosure, but also a mandated reduction in GHG emissions, a greater appreciation of the subject of GHG appears in order. This short glossary is an … Continue Reading

SEC Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rules on ESG Related Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission has extended the public comment period on the proposed rulemaking to enhance and standardize climate related disclosures until June 17, 2022. As a regulation that has been described as a single act that “will change the way business and the economy function,” the ramifications of a short “notice and comment” … Continue Reading

Supreme Court to Hear Climate Change Regulation Case

If there was any question that the judiciary was a coequal and political branch of government, last Friday after President Biden was wheels up to attend the COP26 Glasgow climate conference, the Supreme Court agreed to review the Environmental Protections Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. This litigation over the EPA’s scope of authority … Continue Reading

EPA Proposes First Greenhouse Gas Emissions Limits for Aircraft

Last Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency proposed greenhouse gas emissions standards for airplanes used in commercial aviation and large business jets. “This standard is the first time the U.S. has ever proposed regulating greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft,” according to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. And as much as I have railed against more and regressive environmental … Continue Reading