Hélène Connor Lajambe, we’ll miss you

Hélène Connor Lajambe, we’ll miss you

It is with great sadness that Energy in Demand announces the passing of Hélène Connor Lajambe, recipient of the 2012 Légion d’Honneur (France) in recognition of her four decades of visionary work in promoting environmental protection, sustainable energy and participatory governance. Hélène was returning from a trip to Tibet – a life-long dream – when … Continue reading

US military is world’s single largest consumer of oil, and as a result, one of the world’s top greenhouse gas emitters

US military is world’s single largest consumer of oil, and as a result, one of the world’s top greenhouse gas emitters

Neta C. Crawford, Professor of Political Science and Department Chair at Boston University explains in an article on The Conversation website about the climate change concerns of America’s military.   The Defense Department is worried about climate change – and also a huge carbon emitter Scientists and security analysts have warned for more than a … Continue reading

New report from European Environment Agency about the need for Europe’s energy system to adapt and become more climate resilient

New report from European Environment Agency about the need for Europe’s energy system to adapt and become more climate resilient

The EEA assessment ‘Adaptation challenges and opportunities for the European energy system’ analyses the needs for climate change adaptation and climate resilience in Europe’s energy system now and in the future. This assessment supports the clean energy transition, which involves a massive expansion of renewable energy sources, many of which are sensitive to climate factors. … Continue reading