The importance of long-term policies for sustainable energy

The importance of long-term policies for sustainable energy

These are anxious moments in America, when there are concerns that the new Administration may adversely change the policy framework designed to support sustainable energy. Lucas Davis provides an important article on The Conversation website about concerns over policy uncertainty.   Policy uncertainty discourages innovation and hurts the environment Large-scale changes are anticipated for U.S. … Continue reading

Canadians active in a global competition to create technology that converts CO2 into valuable products

Canadians active in a global competition to create technology that converts CO2 into valuable products

Many argue that innovation is key to us addressing the global climate challenge. Laura Kane from the Canadian Press writes on the Globe and Mail website about the activities of Canadian scientists to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in their participation in a global competition.   Canadian scientists turn carbon-dioxide emissions into useful products What if … Continue reading

Energy advice under the microscope

Energy advice under the microscope

It is encouraging that there is increasing focus on the role and importance of the consumer in our sustainable energy strategies. Last November the European Commission published its consumer-centred clean energy policy package that proposes how to revise the current policy package to help meet our long-term energy and climate goals. Since then, there has … Continue reading