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Tim Duncheon is an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office and a member of the Environmental and Energy Regulatory practice. He represents clients in litigation, policy, and transactional matters involving carbon markets, ESG commitments, and other environmental issues. Prior to joining Covington, Tim clerked for the Honorable William A. Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
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The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (“GHG Protocol” or “Protocol”)—a leading standard setter for measuring and managing corporate greenhouse gas emissions, borne of a partnership between World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)—has opened stakeholder surveys concerning the revision of its Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard, Guidance on Scope 2 Emissions, and the Scope 3 Standard and Scope 3 Calculation Guidance.

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On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, directing a record $370 billion toward clean energy investments.

Yesterday, the White House released a 182-page guidebook to the IRA entitled Building a Clean Economy.  John Podesta, Senior Advisor to the President for Clean Energy Innovation and Implementation, explains in