Energy

Brexit and its impacts on environmental policy

TweetBrexit’s impact on environmental policy will be felt not just in the UK but also in the European Union. While the UK risks sliding towards a lowering of its standards, […]

Binding greenhouse gas emission reductions for Member States (2021-2030)

TweetThe European Commission (EC) proposed the effort sharing list to reduce greenhouse gas emissions targets for Member States from 2021-2030 for the transport, buildings, agriculture, waste, land-use and forestry sectors, […]

Energy mix in the EU after COP21

TweetThe time has come to make the Paris Agreement real. Renewables are the clear option in the new energy mix. Even in the face of difficulties, the EU should not […]

Global response to Laudato si’

TweetThe Encyclical Laudato si’ by Pope Francis published in June has had an amazing effect beyond the boundaries of the Catholic Church. Politicians, scientists, academics and representatives of a large […]

EU Commissioner Cañete: “The call of Pope Francis to combat climate change could not be more timely”

TweetThe Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, talks about challenges facing the EU as regards these matters and the contribution for the COP21 in Paris next December. There […]

Adaptation or needed resilience

TweetThe impact of climate change will become more intense and its effects will be irreversible. We will have to adapt to new physical and climatic conditions. This article is the […]

Mitigation or how to limit the impacts of climate change

TweetIn 2013 the European Environment Agency (EEA) announced that Europe had already reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 19% with reference to the 1990 level, but this reduction is […]

Fuel Poverty

TweetIn its 2007 review of “Housing, Energy and Thermal Comfort,” the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended a minimum temperature of 21°C in living rooms, and 18°C in all other rooms […]

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