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The recent decision of the Austrian Federal Administration Court (W109 2000179-1/291E) reading in climate change considerations relating to proposed expansion of Vienna’s international airport under the Austrian Environmental Impact Assessment Act (the “Vienna Airport Case”) should not appear unusual or unique to the environmental and constitutional law of Austria.   In fact, Canadians will recognize the decision as part of a broader transition from project-specific EAs to assessments incorporating international environmental considerations such as climate change.…

Baker McKenzie’s annual International Environmental Conference will take place in Chicago on June 22 and 23, bringing together Global Environmental Group attorneys from around the world and leading industry experts to discuss current environmental law and policy issues impacting global business operations. We are pleased to have Scott Fulton, President of the Environmental Law Institute, join us as our keynote speaker along with a number of distinguished industry experts, including Chris Walker, North American Director…