Canada’s Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations (ODSHAR) address the country’s obligation to reduce ozone-depleting substances as set out in the Montreal Protocol.
One year ago, California Governor Jerry Brown signed sweeping legislation requiring that all the state’s energy come from clean power sources by 2045.
Trade negotiations between the U.S. and China concluded July 31 without achieving significant progress. Since then, China has allowed its currency to weaken against the dollar, making its exports more affordable despite U.S. tariffs.
House Democrats continued to meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and his team during the August Congressional recess to discuss concerns about certain aspects of the United States ‒ Mexico ‒ Canada Agreement (USMCA). Specifically, they want to ensure Mexico’s adherence to stricter labor and environmental standards included in the Agreement.