Post date: 19 May 2010
"It is of the utmost importance that the EU maintain its global lead as the world shifts towards a low-carbon economy," says Commissioner Hedegaard. "This is critical for Europe's future economic growth, our competitiveness, the creation of new jobs and our energy security. We have gained a head start with the 2008 climate and energy package but to maintain European leadership requires the help of business."
Post date: 14 May 2010
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Proposals for the new climate change planning policy will ensure new developments are built in the right places, utilising sustainable sources of energy and encouraging the installation of electric car charging points.
To help councils, Mr Healey has today granted nearly £10m to boost their expertise as "green champions", updating the tools and know-how they need to develop sustainable housing and energy sources for their areas.
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Post date: 7 Dec 2009
Her speech included also the following words: "For a long time, Copenhagen was the name of a distant deadline. Next year, next COP, next month… But now it is now! Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Danish capital! After 'B' for Bonn, Bangkok, and Barcelona the turn has come to 'C'. C for Copenhagen. But also C for Constructiveness, C for Cooperation, and hopefully in the end C for Commitment and Consensus!
Post date: 7 Dec 2009
The obligations on municipalities and cities around the world to lower their CO2 and to increase their energy efficiency while still maintaining reliability are increasingly pressing; however, district energy is proving to be a solution to this thorny dilemma. District energy can play a key role in building smart, self-sustainable cities. Urban areas are home to the majority of the world’s citizens, meaning that the fight against climate change will be either won or lost in cities.
Post date: 13 Nov 2009
According to Ms. Birbili, a new draft law for Renewable Energy Sources has already been prepared and will be put out on public consultation in November. The new draft law focuses on:
Post date: 9 Nov 2009