Tagged with climate policy

Canada in search of a climate policy

Canada in search of a climate policy

Especially for a country that is dependent on resource development, Canada has struggled to find the right balance in its climate and energy policies to date. Michael Binnion, president and CEO of Questerre Energy, writes on the Policy Options website that a common sense climate policy is needed. Wherever you live, there are important lessons … Continue reading

New OECD publication on climate resilient infrastructure

New OECD publication on climate resilient infrastructure

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has recently “Climate-resilient Infrastructure: Getting the Policies Right”. Climate change will affect all types of infrastructure, including energy, transport and water. Rising temperatures, increased flood risk and other potential hazards will threaten the reliable and efficient operation of these networks, with potentially large economic and social impacts. … Continue reading

Reflecting on Turkey’s sustainable energy future

Reflecting on Turkey’s sustainable energy future

Everyone is preparing for the global climate conference in Paris later this year. Dr. Jörn Richert, assistant professor for energy governance at the Institute of Political Science at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, discusses in the Hurriyet Daily News the issues confronting Turkey as the country tries to be an important player on the … Continue reading