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Anne Bengtson

Executive Assistant, European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) (Non-profit)



Nuclear, coal power face climate change risk: study


Top US companies shelling out to block action on climate change

Some of America's top companies are spending heavily to block action on climate change or discredit climate science, despite public commitments to sustainable and green values, a new report has found.An analysis of 28 Standard & Poor 500...

Germany sets new solar power record, institute says

The German government decided to abandon nuclear power after the Fukushima nuclear disaster last year, closing eight plants immediately and shutting down the remaining nine by 2022.They will be replaced by renewable energy sources such as wind,...

EU Co2 prices to treble on supply cut: survey

In its annual GHG Market Sentiment Survey, PwC found that 80 percent of respondents were in favor of cutting supply in a bit to boost carbon prices from under 7 euros to a level that encourages firms to invest in clean technology that cut emissions....

EU emissions rise despite climate change policies

The increase of 2.4% takes Europe further away from its international commitments to cut carbon dioxide by 2020, and runs counter to advice from climate scientists, who agree that global emissions must peak by 2020 if climate change is not to become...

Australian government seeks contractor for residential energy monitoring project


Workshop Summary: Is efficienct sufficient - exploring progressive efficiency specifications for appliances and buildings

According to the IEA, energy efficiency will have to contribute over 50% of the CO2 emission savings required to meet 2030 international climate targets. It is clear that energy efficiency policies as they are currently practiced will not deliver...

Determining Energy Savings for Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes

In particular, the report addresses Article 6 of the proposed Energy Efficiency Directive on energy efficiency obligation schemes and the accompanying Annex V (both of which are reproduced as Appendix 1 to this report). The RAP eceee report...