Posts Tagged: renewables

Q&A: What the EU and its citizens can do to prevent fracking

In a recent blog, I discussed the numerous dangers of the prospect of exploiting shale gas (fracking) in Europe. Fracking poses serious dangers to the health of the environment and people, including the leakage of potent greenhouse gases, the chemical

Q&A: What the EU and its citizens can do to prevent fracking

In a recent blog, I discussed the numerous dangers of the prospect of exploiting shale gas (fracking) in Europe. Fracking poses serious dangers to the health of the environment and people, including the leakage of potent greenhouse gases, the chemical

Energy for Change?

Recommendations for the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy Targets. “We do not own the world, and its riches are not ours to dispose of at will. Show a loving consideration for all creatures, and seek to maintain the beauty and

Energy for Change?

Recommendations for the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy Targets. “We do not own the world, and its riches are not ours to dispose of at will. Show a loving consideration for all creatures, and seek to maintain the beauty and

How at home is the EU with energy efficiency? The new energy efficiency directive and the role of housing

In June this year, the Commission published a proposal for a new Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), the follow-up from the February 2011 Energy Efficiency Plan. This has been widely criticised by environmental organizations for allowing states to opt to take

How at home is the EU with energy efficiency? The new energy efficiency directive and the role of housing

In June this year, the Commission published a proposal for a new Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), the follow-up from the February 2011 Energy Efficiency Plan. This has been widely criticised by environmental organizations for allowing states to opt to take