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Author Archives: Adam White
Re-energising Europe: the choices are ours
The choices we make about the resilience and sustainability of our energy system are of such central concern to all our lives that they must be informed by more voices than those of the great and the good alone. That … Continue reading
Doha COP18 – Fast track to sustainability or careering towards climate catastrophe?
Just like global temperatures, the stakes at global climate change negotiations continue to rise. Ever since the global negotiators lost their way in Copenhagen in 2009, those who care about saving the planet have been trying to put them back … Continue reading
Mixed-up messages on cutting carbon
In the relative quiet of summer, with many politicians and policy makers off working on their tans instead of their portfolios, Shell’s Climate Change advisor David Hone was still hard at it. He shrugged off the tempting call of sand … Continue reading
Update – EU renewables manufacturing – Terminal decline or simple shake-out?
Below is a great link to a recent article in the European Energy Review which reinforces the points made in my original blog posting. The Author, Craig Morris, provides clear examples of how Germany continues to benefit from its domestic … Continue reading
Europe has three days to help save your money… and the planet’s future
Wednesday will most probably see the final round of EU negotiations on a proposed law to reduce the EU’s energy use (the so called EU Energy Efficiency Directive). A good result would pave the way for lower energy bills, more … Continue reading
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EU renewables manufacturing – Terminal decline or simple shake-out?
Reading the frequent headlines of solar manufacturing bankruptcies and factory closures, it is easy to see why many have come to the conclusion that austerity driven cuts to solar support schemes have pushed the sector to the brink of collapse. … Continue reading