Tagged Climate

Energy performance certificates hold back heat decarbonisation

By FORESIGHT Contributor Jan Rosenow of the Regulatory Assistance Project explains how the criteria for energy performance certificates are out of step with heat decarbonisationIn 2014, we bought an old Victorian house in Oxford, UK, well aware it needed major renovation work. Our energy performance certificate (EPC), which shows the energy performance of a building,…

COURTS: Exxon goes to trial next week over secret carbon costs

By Ben Schultz Exxon being held accountable? It seems so…The New York Supreme Court is bringing out the big guns to prosecute Exxon for misleading shareholders about the financial risks it faces from climate change. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best…

The U.S. Southeast: A Hotspot For Uneconomic Fossil Power, Already Costs Consumers Millions, Risks Billions In Stranded Assets

By Energy Innovation Several major utilities in the U.S. Southeast have recently announced goals to reach low- or zero -carbon status. But you won’t exactly get whiplash trying to keep up with a wave of immediate fossil fuel shutdowns following these commitments.The targets from utilities like Southern Company and Duke Energy stretch out three decades…

The Bank of England Has a Coal Problem

By [email protected] Calls for the financial system to wake up to the looming threat of climate change are growing louder by the day. Those calls have been coming most clearly from the Bank of England under Governor Mark Carney, who last week warned the treasury committee of global finance’s role in driving the climate crisis….

Climate Politics/Capitol Light (34)

By Joel Stronberg Climate, Politics/Capitol Light©, is a service of The JBS Group and Civil Notion October 18, 2019 In the midst of it all, Senate Democrats forced a vote on their resolution to deny the administration its Affordable Clean Energy rule (ACE). The resolution called for striking down ACE and reinstating Obama’s Clean Power…

EU ETS revenues can help unlock the clean energy transition

By FORESIGHT Contributor A recent World Bank study reveals global carbon revenues are rising sharply, but only around 42% are used for environmental projects. It shows European and American citizens prefer their governments to spend carbon revenues on low-carbon initiatives, so why is political will lagging behind asks Susanne Dyrbøl from Rockwool GroupIncreased attention to…

The Driven Podcast: Leading the charge to electric transport

By Giles Parkinson ACT climate change minister Shane Rattenbury outlines the territory’s zero emissions strategy for transport, starting with the government fleet. The post The Driven Podcast: Leading the charge to electric transport appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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