WRI Analysis of Legal Status of the Copenhagen Accord

The World Resource Institute’s Jake Werksman has penned an excellent brief analysis of the legal status of the Copenhagen Accord. Among the key takeaways of the analysis are the following:

While the Copenhagen Accord is not legally binding, there is likely to be political pressure exerted on those UNFCCC Parties that have signed it, pressure which [...]

Indeck Energy Settlement: RGGI

From the Global Climate Law blog:
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and New York State Public Service Commission have announced a settlement of Indeck Energy’s challenge to the legality of the RGGI. Indeck and others contended that the RGGI system of auctioning emission [...]