‘We think in generalities but we live in detail…’ How do we help consumers make the right decisions on having an energy renovation?

‘We think in generalities but we live in detail…’ How do we help consumers make the right decisions on having an energy renovation?

Our energy efficiency policies in Europe give considerable attention, rightly so, to improving the energy performance of our existing building stock. And Europe certainly has a large and varied building stock, no doubt! While there is no template for building design, there certainly is no template for building renovation. Every owner and consumer has an … Continue reading

US and China release fossil fuel subsidy peer reviews

US and China release fossil fuel subsidy peer reviews

There is a long road ahead to eliminating unnecessary subsidies to fossil fuels. Fortunately, China and the US have started the transparency process. The International Institute for Sustainable Development writes about the recently released voluntary peer reviews of both China and the United States.   IISD Welcomes Transparency on Fossil Fuel Subsidies by China and … Continue reading