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  • EU looks to Russian gas to fill energy gap

    As the European Union works toward meeting its obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, switching from dirty, carbon-intensive coal to cleaner-burning natural gas has become a popular measure. At first glance, this makes perfect sense: Coal, particularly the kind still left in places like Germany, is highly polluting. Although widespread adoption of renewable energy is the ideal solution, ...

  • EU Environment Ministers meet to accelerate transition to a energy efficient society

    More than doubling annual improvements in energy efficiency could play a key role in averting catastrophic climate change, a report to environment ministers says.  Over recent years advances and investments in energy savings in areas from transport and power generation to industry and households has been reducing the intensity of energy used by one to one and-a-half per cent a year.  'If the rate ...

  • Preparation for EU Environment Council, 3 March 2008

    The first Environment Council under the Slovenian presidency will take place in Brussels on 3 March 2008. Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas will represent the European Commission. The Council will hold policy debates on the Climate Action and Renewable Energy (CARE) package presented by the Commission in January and the proposed Regulation to reduce CO2 emissions from new cars. It is also ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • EU seeks balanced progress to advance climate action at Warsaw conference

    At the UN climate change conference on 11-22 November in Warsaw the European Union is seeking a balanced package of decisions to advance international climate action. The decisions need to enhance the implementation of climate measures already agreed, advance work on deepening cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions before 2020 and prepare the ground for the adoption by 2015 of a new ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Continued EU/UN negotiations needed as new UN climate agreement gets under way

    The European Union will be pressing for solid progress when formal negotiations to draw up a new United Nations climate change agreement start on 31 March in Bangkok, Thailand. The week-long meeting marks the first negotiating session since the UN climate conference in Bali last December decided to conclude the agreement by the end of 2009. The new agreement is intended to take effect once the ...

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Russia and Ukraine both lost credibility as reliable energy providers say MEPs

    The European Parliament debated the latest developments in the Russia-Ukraine-EU gas crisis with many group speakers stressing that Russia and Ukraine should solve their disputes rapidly without blaming one side or the other. EU citizens are suffering, MEPs said, due to a bilateral dispute. MEPs said that both Russia and Ukraine had lost credibility as reliable partners and the EU should ...


    By European Parliament

  • Address to the Syndicat des Énergies Renouvelables 15th Annual Symposium

    Introduction Thank you for your introduction Mr President. Mr President of the National Assembly, Ministers, Deputies, Senators, mesdames et messieurs: We have an old saying in English “les événements n’attendent personne” “Time waits for no man” The world is changing around us fast. New centres of ...

  • Germany and France send environment ministers to World Future Energy Summit

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 24th December 2008: Two of Europe’s key environment ministers announced that they will speak at January’s World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.  Sigmar Gabriel, German Minster of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety will represent German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. France’s No2 to President Nicolas Sarkozy, Jean-Louis Borloo, French Minister ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • Chris Huhne`s article in Energy and Environment Management magazine - summer 2011 edition

    Chris Huhne: the greenest government ever One year ago, we promised this would be the greenest government ever. It is a promise that we intend to keep. But first, we must understand the idea behind the ambition. What does it mean to be green? One starting point might be to think about how we can interact with our environment more responsibly. That might mean using a resource ...

  • COP 21: environment MEPs adopt mandate for Paris climate talks

    In a resolution adopted by 55 votes to 5, with 8 abstentions, the committee also says a share of the EU's carbon market allowances should be earmarked for climate finance and the aviation and shipping sectors should initiate measures to curb their emissions by the end of 2016. "The stakes are huge. We must limit the global rise in temperature to 2 degrees C if we are to curb climate change and ...


    By European Parliament

  • Smart Grids on the Verizon

    The European Union recently announced concern that more than 55% of its energy still comes from outside of its jurisdiction. Therefore new legislations have been passed to force large utilities to promote to their customers a more frugal approach to energy usage, backed by massive investment in the renewable sector. The end goal is to reduce the energy reliance outside the EU.   Owing to ...


    By GDS International

  • WBA to aid Vojvodina develop bioenergy plan

    Provincial Secretary for Energy and Mineral Resources, Nataša Pavićević Bajić, President of the World Bioenergy Association - WBA, Heinz Kopetz and CEO of the WBA, Karin Haara, signed the Protocol on Cooperation in preparation of strategic documents for the use of bioenergy in the territory of the AP Vojvodina. The Protocol includes the support of the World Bioenergy ...

  • KfW and EIB launch new EUR 100m tranche for joint CO2 Programme

    KfW and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have today launched the second tranche of the EIB-KfW Carbon Programme by signing a memorandum of understanding to this effect. The new tranche of the programme focuses on projects in the poorest developing countries. In addition, it will develop programmatic approaches which will enable small individual measures, such as the broad-scale use of ...

  • Promoting bioenergy use: policy approaches

    Using some forms of biomass, such as industrial waste wood, agricultural waste and biofuel crops, for energy needs could make a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Europe, but support mechanisms for bioenergy have historically been less effective than for other forms of renewable energy, such as wind power, in European member states. While it is an inherently ...

  • Kyoto comes into force - UK commitment comes into question

    The Kyoto Protocol is now in force across 35 industrialised countries. Those countries are now legally bound to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases to below 1990 levels by 2012. Controversy surrounds the US 's rejection of the Protocol, and the exclusion of ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

  • World Biomass Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   World Biomass Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Carbon Credit from MHI Wind Power Business in Bulgaria Transferred to Japan

    Tokyo, July 12, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Carbon credit from the wind power business, which Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been conducting in Kaliakra, Bulgaria, was recently transferred to Japan. Carbon credit was generated through the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by producing electricity from the wind power plant instead of conventional fossil fuel power plant. The ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • GreenWave Reality Cooperates With Danfoss to Deliver Innovative, Connected Thermostat Solutions

    GreenWave Reality, a global innovator in the Smart Home Services market which includes Energy Management, Connected Lighting, and Home Monitoring services, announced today they have started a cooperation with Danfoss to extend their innovative Home Energy Management platform to support Danfoss Smart Thermostats. Danfoss is a leading manufacturer of controls for air-conditioning, heating, ...


    By Danfoss

  • Oil Price Pressure Driving Global Switch to Biofuels

    Untitled Document ROME, Italy , April 25, 2006 (ENS) - Worldwide momentum is gathering for a major international switch from fossil fuels to renewable bioenergy, the UN ...

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