Tagged with local & regional

What California is doing to address energy equity

What California is doing to address energy equity

Increasingly we discuss fuel poverty but it is not normally looked at from an equity perspective. Maria Stamas and Isaac Sevier explain recent developments in California in an article on the writes on the Natural Resources Defense Council website.   California Takes 5 Steps Toward Energy Equity Approximately one in five California households lives at … Continue reading

Importance of local climate action

Importance of local climate action

Sonya Angelica Diehn provides a good article on the Deutsche Welle website on the importance of local climate action in the United States. This may be about the US but it is a message that is important to all countries and regions. This cannot be stressed enough.   Forget Trump, it’s all about local climate … Continue reading

Local governments continue to fill policy gap

Local governments continue to fill policy gap

We have read much recently about how US states and local governments are playing an increasingly important role in taking action on climate change and sustainable energy. This is equally true in Europe. Now Michael Slezak writes in The Guardian about similar actions in Australia.   Australian local councils lead the way in tackling climate … Continue reading

Chairman’s Conclusions: Think local first: designing an EU buildings policy framework centred on consumers, local authorities and energy advisory services to deliver on Europe’s renovation challenge

Chairman’s Conclusions: Think local first: designing an EU buildings policy framework centred on consumers, local authorities and energy advisory services to deliver on Europe’s renovation challenge

A policy roundtable, organised by the PUBLENEF project through one of the consortium organisations (Energy Cities) and the Energy Advice Exchange, was held on June 20th in Brussels during the EU Sustainable Energy Week in order to further explore the key role and importance of local authorities and energy advisory services in Europe’s energy efficiency … Continue reading