Tagged with national policies

Expert reaction to Trump administration plans to roll back on fuel efficiency standards for vehicles

Expert reaction to Trump administration plans to roll back on fuel efficiency standards for vehicles

While announced a week ago, there is still great concern about the pull back on fuel efficiency standards. Alyssa Danigelis provides a good article on the Environmental Leader website about the reaction from auto industry experts.   Auto Industry Responds To Fuel Efficiency Standards Rollbacks In the wake of the Trump administration’s announcement last week … Continue reading

Britain’s genuinely ambitious project to significantly improve the energy performance of its building stock as an important element of its strategy to meet its Paris climate obligations

Britain’s genuinely ambitious project to significantly improve the energy performance of its building stock as an important element of its strategy to meet its Paris climate obligations

It is widely recognised in Europe and throughout the world that a key aspect of meeting our Paris climate obligations is by improving the energy performance of our existing buildings. Andrew Warren, chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation and a regular contributor to EiD, has written in the July/August issue of Energy in Buildings … Continue reading

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

Impact of US federal energy efficiency programme hopefully convinces decision makers that they remain

Impact of US federal energy efficiency programme hopefully convinces decision makers that they remain

With severe cuts being made to the US federal budget, Justin Koscher, president of the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association, argues in an article on The Hill website that energy efficiency programmes should be spared.   Federal energy efficiency programs deliver strong returns. Congress should look elsewhere for cuts Every business owner knows you can’t build … Continue reading