Baker & McKenzie has brought together climate change experts from across the globe to author the Guide. Jurisdictions covered in the initial launch, live as of 16 October 2008, include Australia, Brazil, the European Union, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. China and Japan will be added in November and further countries, including Canada and New Zealand, will be added in 2009.
Speaking about the Guide, Andrew Beatty, partner in the Environmental Markets Group in Baker & McKenzie's Sydney office and general editor of the Guide commented, 'We are delighted to bring our expertise to the wider market in such a handy reference format. Baker & McKenzie has been involved in the development of climate change law and the carbon market since the establishment of its Climate Change Practice more than a decade ago. Bringing together our expertise with CCH's publishing experience has ensured the development of a unique product.'