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International Environment Reporter™

International Environment Reporter™ helps you understand environmental laws, regulations, policies and trends in major industrialized and developing nations, as well as in international governmental and nongovernmental organizations.

 

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NEWS & COMMENTARY

Find out about global "green" legislation even before it becomes law, tracking from proposal to enactment, amendment to enforcement in more than 50 countries around the world. Avoid costly fines for non-compliance with legal provisions, especially in Canada, the European Union, and Mexico. Follow the development of EU directives and regulations as well as UN, IMO, and OECD treaties and recommendations. Locate key agencies in charge of environment and safety laws, regulations, and policies in individual countries and organizations, including UN, OECD, UNFCC, and implementations of REACH and GHS.

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Rely on Bloomberg BNA's worldwide network of reporters and correspondents, to gain a vital, current perspective on changing international environment and safety laws and standards. Access hard-to-find materials from around the world, not otherwise readily available — news, essential documents, expert analysis, and more. Understand the institutional framework for environmental programs in other countries to better work within them.


WHAT’S AVAILABLE

  • Outside experts contribute Analysis and Perspective articles on leading issues.
  • Special Reports by Bloomberg BNA reporters and correspondents on the ground will provide insights on specific topics and trends.
  • Calendar of events keeps you fully up-to-date.
  • Annual Outlook articles give insights into official actions and issues to watch in individual countries for the coming year.
  • Easily conduct keyword searches using terms and phrases common among environmental professionals.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Air
  • Biological diversity
  • Biotechnology
  • Carbon taxes and other environment-related taxes
  • Chemicals
  • Climate change
  • Electronic waste (WEEE)
  • Emissions trading
  • Energy
  • Enforcement
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Forests
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Hazardous waste cleanup
  • Land use
  • Marine affairs
  • Mining
  • Motor vehicles
  • NAFTA
  • Nanomaterials
  • Noise
  • Nuclear energy
  • Oil spills
  • Ozone depletion
  • Pesticides
  • Pipelines
  • Pollution control
  • Radioactive waste
  • Rainforests
  • Recycling
  • Sewerage projects
  • Sustainable development
  • Water quality and supply

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Reference

Analysis, guidance, and primary source material.

Notification

Current reports providing news and developments.

Formats and Frequency

Print reference material is updated regularly and indexed semi-annually.

Print notification is issued bi-weekly and indexed every six months, culminating annually.

Web reference is updated weekly.

Web notification is published continually and archived to 02.07.1996.

Email summaries, providing the highlights and table of contents for each report, with URLs to full text articles and documents are also available.

 


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Officials to Assess Need for Fracking Rules In EU to Help Prevent Environmental Damage
February 23
Ontario Measure Introduced for Third Time Would Help Protect Great Lakes Ecosystem
February 23
UN Study Looks at Using Carbon Credits to Help Cut Emissions from Savanna Wildfires
February 23
IPCC Opens Nairobi Talks With Warning Of Climate Change Impact on East Africa
February 23
Poland Renewables Law Could Boost Mini-Wind Farms
February 23
Shell Withdraws Plan for Alberta Oil Sands Mine
February 23
The Coal Conundrum: Germany's Reliance Shows Paradox of Global Energy Transition
February 20
Canada to Overhaul Safety Rules for Crude Shipments by Train, Create Disaster Fund
February 20
Canada Imposes New Notice Requirements On Uses for Strains of Living Organisms
February 20
British Columbia Budget Funds Water Sustainability, Cement Industry Emission Cuts
February 20
European Union Tightens Energy Economy Requirements for Domestic Ovens, Cooktops
February 20
Deutsche Bank Set to Buy $1.1 Billion In Green Bonds as Market Matures
February 20
France, Spain Inaugurate Electrical Power Link to Double Their Connection Capacity
February 20
Italy's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall Again in 2014
February 20
Australia Issues New Carbon Credit Rules For Airlines, Shipping Companies, Mining
February 19
France to Simplify Farm Sector Regulations, Promote ‘Territorial' Approach to Water Use
February 19
Indicating GMO Content, Geographic Origin Of Crops Key Issues in EU-U.S. Trade Talks
February 19
Listing of Two Common Industrial Solvents In UN Narcotics Treaty Set for March Vote
February 19
Fracking Quake Fears in Alberta Prompt Tougher Rules for Shale in Duvernay Region
February 19
German Coal State Opposes Additional Lignite Cuts to Protect Jobs, Cheap Power
February 19
U.K. Power Plant RWE's Coal-to-Biomass Conversion Will Be Investigated by EU
February 19
Russia's Lake Baikal Falls to 456 Meters
February 19
U.S. Diesel Ship Rule Would Meet Global Standard
February 19
EU Renewable Energy Legislative End Game Nears for Crop-Based Biofuel Cap
February 18
Germany Takes Legal Action Against EU State Aid Decision on Renewable Energy
February 18
Alaskan Tribes Wants Binational Study of How Canada Mines Affect U.S. Waters
February 18
Brazil's Congress Poised to Speed Process of Bioprospecting for New Drugs, Cosmetics
February 18
Study: Investor-Friendly Policies Would Help Africa Advance on Global Energy Scales
February 18
Twenty U.S. Senators Ask Commerce To Authorize Export of Oil to Mexico
February 18
First Wave Power Machine Connects to Australia Grid
February 18
Group Cites Zoning in Italy Coast Erosion
February 18
Agreements Signed for Finland Bioproduct Facility
February 18
Veteran Negotiator Michael Zammit Cutajar on Prospects for Global Climate Pact
February 17
Australia Chemicals Regulator Seeks New Restrictions on Persistent Organic Pollutants
February 17
Environmental Regulators Shut Down Mega-Mall Project in Mexican Wetlands
February 17
OECD Issues Ecological Risk Guidance For Organometallics, Organic Metal Salts
February 17
Report Sent to UN Calculates Carbon Dioxide Cuts From Eliminating Fossil Fuel Subsidies
February 17
Global Divestment Day Puts Spotlight on Anti-Fossil Fuel Campaign's Effectiveness
February 17
NOAA: High Ocean Temperatures May Cause Coral Bleaching in Pacific, Indian Oceans
February 17
Portugal Reorganizes River Basin Councils To Help Integrate Management of Waters
February 17
Brazil Expands OECD Chemical Assessment
February 17
U.K. Approves Offshore 2,400 MW Wind Farm
February 17
Dubai Announces National Smart Meter Plan
February 17
Scientist: Pesticides Linked to Non-Hodgkin's Rate
February 17
Geneva Climate Talks Close With ‘Negotiating Text' of Hoped for End-of-Year Global Pact
February 13
Ontario Seeks Input on Climate Plan That Could Include Cap-and-Trade, Carbon Tax
February 13
Australia's First Carbon Offset Auction Under Direction Action Plan Set for April
February 13
Japan Now Has More Electric Car Charging Locations Than Gas Stations, Automaker Says
February 13
Canada Issues Community Drainage Standard
February 13
European Commission Calls for Input on Simplifying Some REACH Authorizations
February 12
EU Court Preliminary Opinion Would Increase Hazardous Substance Notification Burden
February 12
Geneva Climate Talks Wind Down; ‘Informal Consultations' Now Loom Large Before Paris
February 12
China Says Coal, Petroleum Industries Must Measure Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions
February 12
Norway Industries Welcome Climate Pledge, Says Adopting EU Targets Good for Oil, Gas
February 12
Millions of Tons of Plastic Debris End Up In Oceans, Threatening Wildlife, Report Says
February 12
Revised Environmental Analysis Completed For Suspended Leases in Arctic Offshore
February 12
ECHA Publishes Regulatory Science Strategy
February 12
China's Anti-Corruption Watchdog Calls Out Environmental Authorities on Assessments
February 11
France Revives Goal of Halving Pesticide Use, But Seven Years Later Than First Targeted
February 11
Safe Doses of Chromium VI in Toys Lowered; EU Group Calls for Cutting Migration Levels
February 11
Trudeau's Carbon Pricing Talk for Canada Brings Climate Change Into Election Spotlight
February 11
Delegate: Ballooning Text at Geneva Climate Talks ‘Not a Small Problem' for Negotiators
February 11
IEA: Climate Change Concerns Affecting Oil Demand, Energy Policies Worldwide
February 11
Study Boasts Increased Cost Efficiency Of Renewable Energy Sources Worldwide
February 11
U.K. Must Decide on 2030 Power Emissions Before Paris Talks, Climate Adviser Says
February 11
U.K. Prime Minister's Bid to Tap Shale Boom Now Foundering Amid Fracking Bans
February 11
Dozens of Private-Sector Companies Showing Interest in Mexico's First Oil Auction
February 11
Keystone Measure Heads to Obama For Veto as Practical Payoffs Wane
February 11
EU Shutters More Natural Gas, Coal Power Plants Due to Falling Demand for Electricity
February 11
Opponents Say Talk of Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Jeopardize Global Pact
February 10
Geneva Climate Talks Turn to Actions Countries Could Take Before 2020
February 10
‘No Silver Bullet' for Last-Ditch Efforts to Intervene in Climate Change, Report Says
February 10
German Power Surges Spur Czech Republic To Make Major Electrical Grid Investment
February 10
U.S. Fracking Bet Haunts Suppliers in India of Product Used in Production
February 10
Integrated Policy for Water, Food Security Needed, Delegates at Arab Water Forum Say
February 10
Canada Commits to 2020 Biodiversity Goals
February 10
Europe Added Major Wind Power in 2014
February 10
International Climate Change Talks Resume With Focus on Actions Countries Will Take
February 9
Alberta Premier Says Province Pitching Oil Sands Pipeline Through Alaska to Pacific
February 9
Guangdong Province Steps Up Enforcement Action
February 9
Trudeau Backs Province-Led Climate Plan
February 9
OECD Guidelines Expected to Reduce Animal Testing for Chemicals' Skin-Allergy Potential
February 6
Geneva Climate Talks to Focus on Draft Text for Paris Accord, Pre-2020 Action
February 6
France Plans to End State Aid for Exports of Fossil-Fuel Power Plants That Lack CCS
February 6
Russian Government Broadens Renewable Energy Support Mechanism to Retail Market
February 6
Tax on Nuclear Fuel Rods Subject of Separate But Significant EU, German Court Battles
February 6
South Korea to Expand First Disposal Site For Low, Medium-Level Radioactive Waste
February 6
Natural Resource Projects to Face Fewer Approval Conditions in British Columbia
February 6
U.S. National Security Strategy Cites Rising Temperatures as Urgent Threat
February 6
Italian Air Quality Called Worst Ever for Month
February 6
Solarcentury Starts Solar Park in Panama
February 6
Study Warns of Pollution From Arctic Shipping
February 6
International Chemicals Chief Eyes Ambitious Agenda for 2015 Conference of Parties
February 5
Latin American Renewables Seen Growing in 2015, Led by Solar Expansion, Analysts Say
February 5
Fourth Brazilian Judge Suspends Government Auction Fracking Contracts for Shale Gas
February 5
EU's TTIP Regulatory Council Plan Panned by U.S. Caucus of Environmental Legislators
February 5
Countries Must Contribute ‘Fair Share' To Sustainable Development, EC Says
February 5
High-Profile Chief Executives Call for Global Commitment to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050
February 5
Europe Will Likely Accept Diluted Fix To Rules on Nuclear Preparedness
February 5
Keystone XL Pipeline Opponents Seek Halt To TransCanada Corp. Land Seizure
February 5
Study: Glacial Soil Below Dam Linked to Massive Mount Polley Tailings Pond Collapse
February 2
Russian Government Approves Legislation Banning Production of GMO Crops, Livestock
February 2
Italy to Study Olive Tree Die-Off; Scientists Say Climate Change Could be Implicated
February 2
German Utilities Offering to Sell Used Gas-Fired Power Plants, in Part or in Whole
February 2
Obama's India Trip Yields Pledge on HFCs, Paris Cooperation; Republicans Skeptical
February 2
As Climate Change Strains Federal Funds, FY16 Budget Request Invests in Resilience
February 2
OECD Promotes Substitutes for Harmful Chemicals
February 2
Italian, U.S. Environment Officials Meet
February 2
Canadian Safety Board Questions Oversight In Wake of Lac-Mégantic Railroad Disaster
January 30
British Columbia to Increase Mine Ministry Funding for Permitting, Extends Tax Credits
January 30
Seabridge Gold Establishes Board to Review Canadian Mine Tailings, Water Storage Plans
January 30
Canadian Mining, Government Must Team With Aboriginals for Best Results, Group Says
January 30
EPA Critique Buoys Keystone Critics After Congress Backs Pipeline Project
January 30
Israeli Government Crowdsources for Ideas On Using Sodium Chloride From Dead Sea
January 30
Arab States Should Better Manage Demand To Address Shortages, Water Officials Say
January 30
IEA Says Lower Oil Prices Prompt Countries To Curb Subsidies, Increase Renewables Use
January 30
Canada Government Amends Export Controls
January 30
Ontario Utilities Agree to Conservation Program
January 30
China Ends Antidumping Duties on Phenol
January 30
ECHA Gives Advance Notice Of Substances Likely to Be REACH Compliance Checked
January 29
Germany's Cabinet Adopts New Ordinance For Auctioning Freestanding Solar Plants
January 29
France to Aid Vulnerable Developing Nations In Run-Up to Year-End Paris Climate Summit
January 29
Companies Appeal EU Chemical Agency Decisions Requesting Substance Information
January 29
Environmentalists Urge Mexican Senate to Pass Law to Spur Renewable Development
January 29
In Rare Move, Shell Tells Shareholders To Back Proposal on Climate Risk Reporting
January 29
Israel Expected to Join WTO Talks On Environmental Goods Agreement
January 29
Italy Suit Cites Costa Concordia Environment Damage
January 29
South Africa Tightens Laws Against Dumping at Sea
January 29
U.K. Solar Surges as Subsidy Cuts Loom
January 29
More Air, Water Pollutants to Be Targeted In China's Upcoming 13th Five-Year Plan
January 28
Coal Production Declines in China for First Time Since 2000 Amid Efforts to Curb Use
January 28
Canadian Government Convinces NAFTA Environmental Body to Drop Oil Sands Probe
January 28
EU to Publish 2030 Decarbonization Action Plan Late Next Month, Energy Official Says
January 28
European Commission Publishes List of 77 Pesticides to be Assessed for Substitution
January 28
France to ‘Absolutely Guarantee' Security At End-of-Year Global Climate Talks in Paris
January 28
Freight Transport Carbon Dioxide Emissions Could Triple by Midcentury, Forum Says
January 28
Tokyo Continues Push to Become World's Top Hydrogen Fuel Cell City
January 28
Denmark Tightens Particulate Limits On Wood-Burning Stoves; Emissions Halved
January 28
Plantings of Genetically Modified Crops Increase as U.S., Brazil Make Up for Declines
January 28
Scotland Announces Fracking Moratorium
January 28
Italy Stops Subsidizing New Solar Energy Projects
January 28
Japan Changes Chemicals Reporting Date
January 28
UK Parliament Rejects Temporary Fracking Ban; Allows Conditional Shale Exploration
January 27
DEHP Authorization Process Not Flawed, European Chemicals Agency Contends
January 27
China to Test Idea of Environmental Accident Contingency Plans From High-Risk Companies
January 27
China Releases Draft Water-Use Regulations For Irrigation; Focus on Food Safety, Security
January 27
India's Shift on Climate Fundamental, Former White House Official Says
January 27
EPA's McCarthy Optimistic About Chances For Reaching Climate Agreement in Paris
January 27
Cameroon Receives Solar-Power Energy Grant
January 27
China Biodiesel Industry Development Plan Encourages Foreign Corporate Investment
January 26
Canada Expected to Decide in 2015 Whether To Build Radioactive Waste Disposal Site
January 26
South Africa Proposal Would Restrict Water Use for Agriculture, Require Monitoring
January 26
Energy, Climate Pacts Between Obama, Modi Expected to Help Air Quality in India's Cities
January 26
India's $160 Billion Solar Industry Plan Draws Obama Pledge for Financial Support
January 26
Clean-Energy Goals of India's Modi Face Financial, Political Obstacles
January 26
Italy Sees Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Better Air Quality as Key to Economic Growth
January 26
Study: Naples, Po River Valley Parts of Italy Most at Risk From Climate Change
January 26
South Africa Appeals Invasive Species Ruling
January 26
Poland Signs Coal Mining Restructuring Law
January 26
Canada Regulator Rules That Kinder Morgan Doesn't Have to Disclose Spill Response Plan
January 23
Canadian Consortium Taps Seismologist to Study Earthquakes Caused by Fracking
January 23
Mexico's National Refineries Could Get Lift From Proposed Oil Swap Deal With U.S.
January 23
Shenzhen Pilot Program to Rate Local Officials Partly on ‘Gross Ecosystem Product'
January 23
India's Clean-Energy Tech Investments Increase 13% to $7.9 Billion in 2014
January 23
University Students in Cambodia to Take Climate Change Courses in USAID Program
January 23
WTO Members to Engage in Trade, Environmental Goods Negotiations
January 23
Upcoming Obama Visit Sparks Debate on Implications of India Nuclear Power
January 23
Namibia Starts Relocating Black Rhinos To Fight Rising Threat of Poaching
January 23
Venice's Ban on Oversized Cruise Ships Overturned Despite Environmental Concerns
January 23
Newfoundland Publishes Environmental Action Plan
January 23
EU Lawmakers Attack Commission Over Plan for Draft Waste Law Withdrawal
January 22
WEF: Business Community Viewed as Critical In Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
January 22
After Lengthy Delay, Ireland Unveils Climate Change Measure, but Not Long-Term Goals
January 22
U.K. Lawmakers Seek to Ban Fracking Unless Regulation ‘Loopholes’ Closed
January 22
EU Panel Rejects Carbon-Fix Plan To Withhold Surplus Allowances
January 22
Mexico Energy Reform and U.S. Presidential Permits for Cross-Border Projects
January 22
China Says U.S. Ruling on Solar Panels Will Hurt Clean Energy Development
January 22
Minnesota Signs Cross-Border Accord to Protect Waters of Lake Winnipeg Basin
January 22
UN Unveils Portal for Climate Change Submissions
January 22
Saudi Arabia Builds Largest Solar Desalination Plant
January 22
European Commission Backs Down on Plan To Modify Key Air Quality Update Proposal
January 21
Bisphenol A Is Safe as Used for All Ages, European Food Safety Authority Concludes
January 21
Challenge to Northern Gateway Claims B.C., Not Canada, Must Give Environmental Nod
January 21
Poland to Restructure Coal-Mining Sector, Promote Renewables to Avoid EU Penalties
January 21
European Parliament Political Factions Square Off Over Transatlantic Trade Impact
January 21
China to Review Local Geothermal Plans in Effort to Commercialize Energy Source
January 21
Egypt Prepares to Put Cairo Garbage Collectors, Recyclers on Government Payroll
January 21
Obama Order Launches Steering Panel To Coordinate Federal Arctic Policies
January 21
Supporters Hail Obama Vow to Drive Action On Global Deal; China Actions Questioned
January 21
India's Modi May Focus More on Renewables Than Emission Cuts in Meeting With Obama
January 21
ITC Paves the Way for Steep Duties on Solar Products From China, Taiwan
January 21
China Mining Company Fined for Polluting Reservoir
January 21
Canada Concludes Four Bacteria Not Toxic
January 21
Canada Proposes Indoor Limits for Nitrogen Dioxide
January 21
World Bank Nears Start of Myanmar River Project
January 21
Saudi Arabia Delays Clean Energy Deadline
January 21
Dubai Triples Goal for Solar Energy by 2030
January 21
China Announces Draft Plan to Tighten Soil Pollution Limits for Agriculture, Construction
January 20
ECHA Analysis Finds More Than 5,000 CMR Substances That Might Require EU Action
January 20
OECD Cites Need to Prepare for Climate Change Impact on Chemical Accidents
January 20