eceee news index

December 2018

Climate passport, anyone?

Above the radar

Nations agree on Paris Agreement rulebook, fail on climate ambition

Zinke’s likely successor is a former oil lobbyist who has influenced Trump’s energy policy

Progress and problems as UN climate change talks end with a deal

Meeting Paris Agreement targets would create 24 million jobs globally

Chile to host U.N. climate talks in 2019

Power generation and transmission: quite far from a well-orchestrated symphony

New study provides evidence for more stringent ”flicker” requirements in pending ecodesign lighting regulations

A youth activist on the climate crisis: politicians won't save us

COP24 diary – day #11

China open to ‘uniform’ climate rules, sidestepping old allies

Webinar added! New Coalition guide: how to turn EU energy efficiency policies into action on the ground

EBRD puts decarbonisation at centre of new energy sector strategy

New assessment and development platform to boost industrial efficiency and renewables projects

19 US states value clean air, clean lungs in program planning

Australia likely to use controversial Kyoto loophole to meet Paris agreement

Scientists warn that the time to act is now

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Neil Young's made a start, but the arts must do more to oppose dirty money

Shenzhen's silent revolution: world's first fully electric bus fleet quietens Chinese megacity

Climate challenge: Cut the ‘gray carbon wedge’ of industrial emissions

Australia: Coalition signals it will provide taxpayer support for new and existing coal plants

Can utilities incorporate energy efficiency into their core business? With performance incentives, they can

US accused of obstructing talks at UN climate change summit

'Window is narrowing': scientists urge action at UN climate talks

London mayor unveils plan to tackle 'climate emergency'

The US, still in the Paris Agreement, is trying to decide its future

Three ways to navigate the risks along low-carbon transition pathways

BP faces shareholder challenge over carbon targets

7 people who stood up for our planet in 2018

VW says climate drives its electric spurt

Tackle climate or face financial crash, say world's biggest investors

Fossil fuel tax proposed to cover rising costs of wild weather

Switch to clean energy and save $500 mln, aid agencies told

Protesters disrupt US panel's fossil fuels pitch at climate talks

Leading on innovation for a climate neutral Europe by 2050

Green transition: ECB and budgetary authorities should face their responsibilities

Australia's silence during climate change debate shocks COP24 delegates

We’re not suggesting developing countries stop using coal immediately, says IPCC co-chair

7 countries that shook up our planet in 2018

Airlines ignoring efficient planes in blow to carbon targets – study

Climate science on 1.5C erased at UN talks as US and Saudis step in

The Global Cooling Prize – open for application

Tackling climate change will require ‘transforming the whole economy’, financiers warn

COP24 diary – day #5

Tackling climate change will require ‘transforming the whole economy’, financiers warn

COP24 diary – day #4

Major cities can fight climate change and make billions: researchers

The US must act now on climate or pay heavily later

UN chief urges leaders to inject momentum at 2019 climate summit

Luxembourg to become first country to make all public transport free

The Guardian view on climate change: too much, too soon

'Brutal news': global carbon emissions jump to all-time high in 2018

Carbon emissions from advanced economies set to rise in 2018 for first time in five years, reversing a declining trend

German anti-coal demonstrations: ‘We’re running out of time’

Macron suspends fuel tax hike in face of ‘worst protests since 1968’

Macron’s U-turn on eco-tax rise gives green lobby fuel for thought

India races ahead to achieve emissions control targets

'Our leaders are like children,' school strike founder tells climate summit

Analysis: Which countries have sent the most delegates to COP24?

How to make a carbon tax popular? Give the proceeds to the people

Regions ahead of COP24: You can count on us

Macron threatens to scupper EU-South America trade deal over climate

Is your holiday energy use naughty or nice?

'We are last generation that can stop climate change' – UN summit

The 'climate diaspora' trying to save the Paris agreement from Trump

To beat back climate change, the EU must help China – and itself

David Attenborough: collapse of civilisation is on the horizon

World Bank to invest $200bn to combat climate change

Too young to vote, children strike, protest and sue for climate action

Thousands march peacefully in Brussels against global warming

Portrait of a planet on the verge of climate catastrophe

Climate leadership collapse leaves UN chief with a daunting task

Is Asia’s media reporting the real causes of air pollution?

November 2018

Climate Weekly: G20 lukewarm on climate change

EU’s Cañete warns gas pipelines risk becoming ‘stranded assets’

Windy weather carries Britain to renewable energy record

Emerging cities could attract $29 trillion in climate cash

Making Horizon Europe a tool to truly achieve the Paris Agreement goals

“Long-term climate strategy need fast track mechanism for efficiency”

The world’s poorest countries know the Paris Agreement needs strong rules

More states opt to phase out oil production

eceee welcomes new board members

What a difference a week might make for Europe’s climate ambition

Governments leading world to disastrous warming: UN

EU’s 2050 climate plan sees ‘benefits of up to 2% of GDP’

Finance for climate action rising, but still ‘far to go’—analysts

Commission must not take its eye off the ball for decarbonisation by 2050

Why water will be the next battleground in the fight against climate change

Global food system is broken, say world’s science academies

Climate change already a health emergency, say experts

Brazil scraps plans to host UN climate summit

The sharing economy for energy is coming to Singapore

Tripled climate cuts needed to fulfil pledge

Climate-warming El Niño very likely in 2019, says UN agency

European NGOs: “EU’s expected climate strategy will not deliver on the 1.5° target”

‘Yellow vests’ spark EU debate about just transition to clean energy

Germany’s emissions fiasco – time to get priorities straight

New study: “People-centric renovation” can increase productivity up to 12%

New plane can show geoengineering works

Health effects of diesel 'cost European taxpayers billions'

Draft G20 statement waters down Paris climate commitment

EU slows down in race for renewables, energy efficiency

Big business backs EU climate neutrality goal

What will make a difference at COP24?

Vanuatu to sue fossil fuel firms for climate change

Shell: Switching to renewables in the 90s would have bankrupted us

Climate change 'will inflict substantial damage on US lives'

Climate cash for developing world set to meet U.N. 2020 goal

Tory MPs demand net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Smart meters rollout labelled a 'fiasco' as consumers face extra £500m bill

When it comes to saving energy, there’s no place like home!

New survey shows businesses planning to increase spending on improving energy efficiency

Girl power! India’s ‘solar gal pals’ light up rural homes

Swap gas boilers for hydrogen or miss emission targets, UK told

Climate-heating greenhouse gases at record levels, says UN

For a fair and efficient energy transition: Time to end regulated tariffs for electricity

Race for lithium illustrates EU drive for ‘strategic’ raw materials

Marshall Islands first nation to submit new, binding climate targets

UN environment chief resigns amid ‘CO2 hypocrisy’

Cities of the future: the ultimate design challenge

China’s Belt and Road Initiative will make or break global climate fight

The need to act now to avoid catastrophic climate change

China glacier melt speeds up in 'wake-up call' for world - Greenpeace

EU’s Sefcovic: Real risk that ‘raw materials become the new oil’

Hungary wants end to coal power by 2030

Climate impacts will seldom strike singly

Strong rules for Paris deal can spur global climate action

Delivering on clean energy research and innovation

10 countries demand net-zero emission goal in new EU climate strategy

Managing rebound: New eceee report at eceee's new sufficiency web site

Smart meter installations 'need to hit 30 a minute'

Dutch government to appeal landmark climate ruling, again

Integrated national energy and climate plans: transport decarbonisation options for Member States

Palm oil ban on the ropes as Commission weighs options

Dead fish to power cruise ships

Air pollution levels ‘forcing families to move out of cities’

Spain will switch to 100% renewable energy by 2050

Societies must take care of those ‘menaced’ by green shift—officials

Policies of China, Russia and Canada threaten 5C climate change, study finds

Trumpian cuts on the cards for EU climate research?

Satellites spot waste heat to save fuel

Europe’s first marine turbine helps reduce Ouessant Island’s carbon footprint

Tree planting in UK 'must double to tackle climate change'

EU’s ‘just transition fund’ gesture muddies budget waters

At U.N. climate talks, Trump team plans sideshow on coal

Battery, hydrogen and ammonia-powered ships by far the most efficient way to decarbonise the sector – analysis

Bolsonaro names climate denier as Brazil’s foreign minister

UK's backup power subsidies are illegal, European court rules

Underwriting coal power exposes taxpayers to billions, industry group says

To inspire energy-saving behaviors, local governments engage residents, hold contests, try games

German coal commission pressed to deliver as country fails to cut emissions

Climate change is making hurricanes even more destructive, research finds

Solar PV sector hails EU deal on small-scale ‘citizen energy’

Diesel pollution stunts children’s lung growth, major study shows

Parliament rubber-stamps Europe’s 2030 clean energy laws

G20 nations still led by fossil fuel industry, climate report finds

Carmakers slam Spanish climate law as ‘excessive and rushed’

Beyond energy efficiency – can energy sufficiency deliver?

Negative emissions: Scientists meet in Australia to discuss removing CO2 from air

Europe’s path to carbon neutrality: A move to ‘sobriété énergétique’?

UK government's air pollution strategy 'a shambolic mess'

German finance ministry rejects own party’s carbon price plan

Think-tank: Artificially low electricity prices ‘not good for EDF’ nor consumers

Interior department whistleblower: Ryan Zinke hollowed out the agency

Universal electricity access goal set to be missed, new report reveals

Finance for electricity access too little, too dirty - energy body

Electricity market must serve higher climate ambition

European oil majors better prepared for energy transition than US, Chinese counterparts

From German trains to South Korean buses, hydrogen is back in the energy picture

Adrian Joyce, EuroACE, on the EPBD: ”Upscaling energy efficiency will not happen by itself”

Climate change will affect EU monetary policy ‘one way or the other’, ECB says

40% of EU budget should be dedicated to greening the economy, EESC says

Promising climate options for Ethiopia, Kenya

Kings Cross station reduces carbon emissions by over 40 tonnes

Where will you be when the sea rises?

A strong EV benchmark can cut transport emissions and help modernise Europe’s electricity grid

European cities slow to adopt electric buses

COP24 – The road to Katowice: Changing together for a ‘just energy transition’

David Attenborough has betrayed the living world he loves

Why rewarding renewable fuels under the truck CO2 regulation would be a bad idea

Colorado governor-elect has US’ most ambitious renewable goal

Why 2018 will be a record year for carbon emissions—and what to do about it

Cambodia to boost clean energy use—but coal plants planned too

Australian students plan school strikes to protest against climate inaction

Macron takes on motorists over diesel tax hike

UK renewable energy capacity surpasses fossil fuels for first time

Press release: Who can change the AC industry? eceee joins Global Cooling Prize as partner

All financial institutions must disclose sustainability risks and impacts, MEPs agreed

Electric car demand fuelling rise in child labour in DR Congo—campaigners

Steel industry moulds EU carbon market to its advantage

Four priorities for a future-oriented Connecting Europe Facility

Energy cost of 'mining' bitcoin more than twice that of copper or gold

The Guardian view on environmental activism: new energy is welcome

US: Reduced electric demand has halved carbon emissions in power sector

Climate change: Oceans 'soaking up more heat than estimated'

'It's a ghost page': EPA site's climate change section may be gone for good

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