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Archive for January, 2010

There is no Planet B: after Copenhagen, what next?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Gareth Stringer, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner:

In my November blog post, I thought there was a real risk that any deal reached during the Copenhagen climate conference would be a toothless tiger, with very few binding commitments to reducing CO2 emissions. Well, on reflection, even that pessimistic prediction was a little over-optimistic. The Copenhagen “accord” fails to provide any binding commitments to reducing emissions, other than “recognising” the scientific case for keeping global temperature rises to 2°C this century. (more…)

Pre-planning appointments: why bother?

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

Sonali Patel, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner:

Time is money on any construction project and a well drafted pre-planning appointment could save you both. (more…)