By Romany Webb The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) – the entity responsible for managing New York’s electric grid – is currently undertaking a major review to determine whether and how a carbon price could be integrated into wholesale electricity markets. This is widely seen as necessary to harmonize markets with state policies aimed […]

By Jose Felix Pinto-Bazurco* On April 17, 2018, Peru passed its first framework law on climate change. Ley Marco sobre Cambio Climático  (Climate Change Framework Law) will create an institutional framework to address climate change in Peru, articulating in a single instrument the scope of existing national policies, including those set out in the 2014 […]

By Romany Webb On January 8, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) initiated a proceeding to “evaluate the resilience of the bulk power system” in areas overseen by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (RTO/ISOs). As part of the proceeding, RTO/ISOs were asked to provide information on “the primary risks to resilience in […]

By Susan Biniaz You may be an experienced negotiator of international environmental agreements.  Or you may be new to the field and excited to negotiate your very first one.  In both cases, you know your precedents, helped craft your government’s positions, and are anxious to get started.  But wait…before you negotiate the agreement, you will […]

Each month, Arnold & Porter and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law collect and summarize developments in climate-related litigation, which we also add to our U.S. and non-U.S. climate litigation charts.  If you know of any cases we have missed, please email us at columbiaclimate at gmail dot com. HERE ARE THE ADDITIONS TO THE CLIMATE CASE CHART SINCE UPDATE […]

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