The 28th Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP28) will take place from November 30 - December 12, 2023 in Dubai.
As we continue to feel the impacts of climate change with record temperatures across Europe and the US, wildfires and seeing the hottest week ever recorded globally at the beginning of July, this Summit could be one of the most important yet. The organizers of COP28 have announced a two-week thematic program, structured by the following “cross-cutting themes”: technology and innovation, inclusion, frontline communities and finance.
We have been tracking the negotiations to date, and as always our lawyers will be on the ground in Dubai to provide you with key takeaways from the conference.
COP28: What to expect?
As the curtain rises on global climate summit in Dubai, Global Head of Energy, Anne Lapierre and Global Head of Carbon, ...
Aspirations for COP28: An Australian perspective
This week the 28th climate change summit, the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) convenes in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
South Africa faces hard negotiations at COP28
COP28 is convening at a time of increased geopolitical tension, trade disputes and division amongst parties on issues such as cross border taxes between developed and developing countries.
Court declines permission to bring climate related derivative claim against energy major’s directors
On 12 May 2023, the High Court in London refused permission to allow claimants to bring a derivative claim on behalf of Shell plc (Shell) against its directors. The proposed claim concerned Shell’s climate risk strategy.
UK Energy Act 2023: Environmental commitments for offshore wind
On 26 October 2023, the Energy Act 2023 (the Act), the largest piece of primary energy legislation in over a decade, received Royal Assent and became law.
EU Commission to delay adoption of rules under the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive
On 17 October 2023, the European Commission proposed a two-year delay to the adoption of certain features of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), which entered into force in January 2023
Earth, Wind and Solar: Conversations on renewable energy and infrastructure in emerging markets
Earth, Wind and Solar features conversations on renewable energy and infrastructure in emerging markets.
Currents features in-depth discussions on the latest developments in project finance.
Energy transition: Transforming change into opportunity
While global demand for energy continues to rise, increasing pressure to support the decarbonisation of the industry has spearheaded radical change.
Financial services regulation and ESG: Regulation Around the World
In our latest edition of Regulation Around the World, our financial services lawyers and risk consulting team from the United Kingdom, Singapore, the Netherlands and the UAE discuss the latest financial services regulatory developments concerning ESG.
Greek office advises on shipping’s largest-ever commercial debt $2.8bn financing
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Citibank N.A and BNP Paribas as global co-ordinators, initial mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners on a $2.8bn sustainability- and gender diversity-linked facility to GasLog Ltd.
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