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Planning & Environmental

Climate Change Governance and Reporting

Climate Change Governance and Reporting Key Contact: Begonia Filgueira The way we do business with regard to Climate Change Governance and Reporting is changing. As of 1 October 2021, Occupational Pension Schemes will be legally obliged to publicly share how they, as trustees of funds, identify, assess and manage the climate change risks of their...
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The French Government found guilty in court of damaging the environment

The French Government found guilty in court of damaging the environment Author: Begonia Filgueria The French government was this month held liable for not complying with its carbon reduction targets and causing increases in the earth’s temperature and weather patterns. Although the Euro 1 fine handed down by the court was symbolic, the French Government...
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Flight of Fancy: Will it take off?

Flight of Fancy: Will it take off? Development Consent Orders, Judicial Review, and the continuing tortuous and uncertain path towards (maybe) a third runway at Heathrow Airport Author: James Ryan In my article following the judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of R3 (oao Friends of the Earth Ltd and Others) -v- Heathrow...
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Flight Of Fancy?

Flight Of Fancy? Author: Jim Ryan Key Contact: Steve Morris Development Consent Orders, Judicial Review, and the tortuous and uncertain path towards a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport Following a consultation exercise which was completed in February 2008, in a paper entitled “Adding Capacity at Heathrow: Decisions Following Consultation) the then Labour Government announced...
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Business Will Legally Need To Disclose Climate Change Risks

Business Will Legally Need To Disclose Climate Change Risks Key Contact: Begonia Filgueira Mandatory reporting on the climate risks for businesses is edging closer and closer.  In fact, if you are not ready soon, you will be left, in the recent words of The Bank of England’s Executive Director for Markets, Andrew Hauser, ‘scrambling’ when disclosure...
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