Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

Brexit and its impacts on environmental policy

Brexit’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)

The 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

The 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 […]

Economics of climate change: the economical debt?

Climate change has many dimensions: physical, social, political and also economical. Mitigation is a challenge to our economies. Waiting is not longer an option. We tend to associate climate change with […]

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

The 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

The 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

In 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

In 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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