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  • Shaping the energy policy conversation

    The EI’s Energy Barometer 2015 was an undoubted success. A high proportion (63%) of EI members in our College responded to the survey. Their comments provided us with strong, unified messages about policy continuity, investor confidence and innovation support, skills needed for the future, and the need to improve the way we communicate energy matters ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Chinese energy policies

    China's economic, energy and environment policies have not been streamlined to fight climate change, according to a new study. Carmen Richerzhagen and Imme Scholz from the German Development Institute reviewed China's recent climate-relevant policies and actions in a study published last month (3 December) in World Development. They found that China has struggled hard to increase its energy ...

  • European union clean energy policy

    The European Union has adopted a highly ambitious target of decarbonizing power generation and other key industrial sectors, in addition to 67% cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transport and up to 91% in reductions within the residential sector by 2050. To accomplish these goals, the EU embarked on a strategy of developing a holistic view of energy, transport, and efficiency - a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New direction for UK energy policy

    Consultation on ending unabated coal-fired power stations by 2025 New gas-fired power stations a priority Commitment to offshore wind support completes commitment to secure, low-carbon, affordable electricity supplies Move towards a smarter energy system Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has ...

  • State energy and climate actions: Lessons for federal policy

    The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) invite you to a briefing to learn about state actions on climate and energy, and how they can inform the current Congressional debate on climate policy. Over the past six years, more than 30 states have begun to address climate change, primarily through mitigation measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas ...

  • EU aims for `post-industrial revolution` in energy policy

    The EU proposed to slash greenhouse emissions by a fifth by 2020, and pledged to raise the bar to 30% if joined by other developed nations - the level of carbon cuts needed to avert 'massive and irreversible' climate-caused destruction, it said. Europe wants to accelerate the shift to renewables in the electricity, biofuel and heating and cooling sectors as well as cutting energy waste by 20%, ...

  • Democratic Controlled Congress Shapes New Energy Policy

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - A bill to make permanent the current ban on drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, ANWR, was one of the first measures proposed in the House of Representatives, now controlled by a majority of Democrats. Bills to allow drilling in the refuge have passed the House 10 times in previous Congressional sessions, but these measures have all been ...

  • Policy goals of the emerging economies regarding renewable energy

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Green Energy in Emerging Economies: Renewable investment, capacity growth, and future outlook' which gives comprehensive understanding of the renewable energy sector in the major emerging economies. Green Energy in Emerging Economies: Renewable investment, capacity growth, and future outlookRapid growth in economy and energy consumption in non-OECD countries will ...


  • Energy Policies of IEA Countries - Germany 2013 Review

    Energy Policies of IEA Countries - Germany 2013 Review Friday, 24 May, 10:00 a.m. Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie 10115 Berlin Eichensaal Entrance: Invalidenstraße 48 Since the IEA last reviewed Germany’s energy policies in 2007, the country has taken two fundamental policy decisions that will guide its energy policy in coming decades. ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Favorable policies trigger continued renewable energy investment

    US government support for its renewable energy sector will continue to attact investment and will cement America's status as one of the largest producers of solar and wind power worldwide, according to a new study by business intelligence specialist GlobalData. The report notes that in recent years the US government has invested considerably in its renewable energy agenda, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Energy policy meltdown: Bush administration and oil shale

    In a potentially disastrous plan that would destroy large tracts of the Rocky Mountain region, the Bush administration has announced its draft regulations for opening 2 million acres of public lands in Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah for commercial oil shale production, according to experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The following are statements from Amy Mall, the Natural ...

  • OECD Energy and Climate Policy: Bending the Technological Trajectory

    Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62sxz9/energy_and) has announced the addition of the new report "Energy and Climate Policy: Bending the Technological Trajectory" to their offering.      (Logo: ...


  • British government announces sweeping energy policy changes

    The biggest reforms to the UK energy sector in two decades were announced last which prompted warnings from consumer groups and green campaigners that they would raise bills and penalize renewable energy and boost reliance on nuclear power. The sweeping reforms, detailed in the draft energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Public support for climate & energy policies rising

    Public concern about global warming is once again on the rise, according to a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason Universities. The results come as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote this week on a resolution to block the EPA from regulating carbon dioxide as a pollutant The survey was fielded from May 14 to June 1, 2010 with a nationally representative sample of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Energy policies of New Zealand 2010 review

    New Zealand’s energy policies are on the right track, but challenges remain, IEA says New report cites energy efficiency and investment in infrastructure as areas in which further commitments should be made New Zealand continues to adopt a proactive approach to its energy policies and has demonstrated a visible commitment to reform, according to a review ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012

    Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012” is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region. The report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across the major countries in Europe namely Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the UK, ...


  • Asia Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012

    "Asia Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2012” is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region. The report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across the major countries in Asia Pacific namely China, India, Australia, ...


  • Energy efficiency policies around the world: review and evaluation

    The World Energy Council (WEC) has published a new report on energy efficiency trends and policies around the world. The report produced in collaboration with ADEME (France) covers over 70 countries representing more than 80% of global energy consumption. The report was presented today by the study Chair Dr. Francois Moisan at a round table of leading media energy experts organised by the World ...


    By World Energy Council

  • GE and Google call for clean energy policies

    The recently announced alliance between technology giants General Electric and Google may provide the lobbying arsenal necessary for the US to overhaul an outdated electric grid widely considered as a barricade to a low-carbon future. The collaboration brings together two industry leaders with significant investments in U.S. renewable energy. Their focus on electricity infrastructure may ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Urgent need for strong U.S. energy-climate policy

    New Publication Highlights Urgent Need for Strong U.S. Energy-Climate Policy. Pew Center on Global Climate Change Makes Compelling Case for ...

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