Tagged with energy transition

Governments seeking to protect their citizens medically and economically in the short term should also look to the long term and protect the environment

Governments seeking to protect their citizens medically and economically in the short term should also look to the long term and protect the environment

Economists at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) says efforts to counteract the Covid-19 pandemic create an opportunity to “tilt to green” the large-scale recovery spending being pledged, making it a key accelerator towards a low-carbon economy. Vanora Bennett explains in an article on the EBRD website.   Spending to counteract coronavirus creates … Continue reading

SMEs and the low carbon energy transition

SMEs and the low carbon energy transition

While large businesses have more possibilities to make the low carbon energy transition, Ariel Edesess, Postdoctoral Researcher in Low Carbon Technology at Liverpool John Moores University explains in an article on The Conversation website about the difficulties facing SMEs to do the same. What are your views?   Why some green policies can actually harm … Continue reading

Coal phase out in Germany runs into problems

Coal phase out in Germany runs into problems

Germany plans to phase out coal power by 2038. The embattled Hambach Forest is now protected, but some villages will still have to make way for the last open-pit mines. Activists and local residents are appalled. Karin Jäger and Gero Rueter explain in an article on the Deutsche Welle website.   Hambach Forest: Germany’s sluggish … Continue reading