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  • Aviation firms warn of ‘trade war’ over EU emissions trading plans

    Opposition to EU plans to include non-European airlines in its Emissions Trading System from 2012 erupted this week with Airbus and Virgin Atlantic warning of a potential trade war with China. But the European Commission has said it will not back down - a position supported by environmental NGOs and carbon market investors. The US and Chinese aviation industries have been unhappy with the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China prepares to steal United States’ thunder, may launch cap-and-trade within five years

    Just when leaders in the U.S. Senate admitted to abandoning their plan of issuing a federal climate bill by the end of this year, top Chinese officials were discussing how to launch carbon trading programs under their country's next Five-Year Plan (2011-15). Serving as China's overarching social and economic ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Looking to Durban: China’s climate change policy progress since Cancun

    As its negotiators head to Durban, South Africa for the next round of the UNFCCC climate negotiations, China can point to significant progress in domestic climate policy since the Cancun negotiations a year ago. March, 2011 saw the adoption of ...

  • A new green economy is within europe`s grasp: report

    Europe can revitalise its economy by a massive burst of investment in green technologies aimed at reducing emissions by 30% by 2020 on 1990 levels, according to a major new report promoted by the German Environment Ministry. By increasing investment from 18% to 22% of GDP, the report argues, a major retrofit of European building stock and reorientation of the energy grid towards renewables can ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • A new direction for climate negotiations

    The Copenhagen climate summit ended six months ago in what was widely seen in the clean tech and environmentalist communities as a major disappointment. Now, six months later, at the conclusion of yet another climate negotiation in Bonn, Germany, optimism for a climate agreement this year is no brighter than in those dark days of December. Nonetheless, the outlines of a pragmatic new approach are ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Doing solar business in the UK

    Speech by Gregory Barker, Minister of State, to the Intersolar Conference. Originally given at Munich, Germany. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. Introduction Pleasure to be here in Intersolar, one of the biggest solar conferences in the world 1500 exhibitors, 50,000 visitors. Apt also ...

  • Securing Britain’s Energy Future

    INTRODUCTION It’s an honour to be asked to give the inaugural Annual International Energy Lecture here at the UCL Energy Institute. And I’m delighted to be making the speech today, when Royal Assent has been given to the Energy Bill – so we now have the Energy Act 2013. Thanks to any of you who’ve helped in its birth. Now in June 2014 the Institute ...

  • Solar Energy UK - roadmap launch

    Introduction Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking at Solar Energy UK - over 180 exhibitors and thousands of attendees. I’m also looking forward to seeing some of the stands myself: BPVA, to hear about Rated Solar Installer National Solar Centre, to learn about its exciting plans for research and development And I’m ...

  • World Biomass Report

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    By ReportLinker

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