President Obama and President Xi announced a breakthrough in bilateral cooperation on climate change, by agreeing to work together on a phase-down of hydro fluoro carbons (HFCs) – the super potent heat-trapping chemicals used in refrigeration, air conditioning and other applications – under…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/us-china-breakthrough-on-curbing-greenhouse-gases-phase-down-of-hydro-fluoro-carbons-hfcs/ Carbon and De-carbonization, China, chloro fluoro carbons (CFCs), Climate, climate change, Environment, Environmental Policy, hydro fluoro carbons (HFCs), hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s), Politics & Legislation, US-China
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Italy Energy Performance Contracts Fund Energy Efficiency EU energy and climate change objectives energy efficiency
Investment in improving the energy efficiency of buildings is widely acknowledged as a high-potential and cost-effective means of improving Europe’s Energy security, reducing operating costs, reducing CO2 Emissions and creating jobs. Studies have indicated that such investment is one of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/italy-energy-performance-contracts-fund-energy-efficiency-eu-energy-and-climate-change-objectives-energy-efficiency/ 2020 target, Climate, CO2 Emissions, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy efficiency standards, Green Building, Politics & Legislation, Sustainability, Utilities
Climate Change and Keystone XL: The Numbers Behind the Debate refineries and markets of the American Gulf Coast,
Keystone XL, the proposed oil pipeline connecting Canada’s Alberta tar sands region to the refineries and markets of the American Gulf Coast, has become the front lines in the battle between climate campaigners and the fossil fuel industry.
The pipeline would carry up to 830,000 barrels per…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/climate-change-and-keystone-xl-the-numbers-behind-the-debate-refineries-and-markets-of-the-american-gulf-coast/ American Gulf Coast, Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate change, Debate refineries and markets, Energy, Energy and Economy, energy facts, Environment, Environmental Policy, environmentally destructive crude, Keystone XL, Numbers Behind, Oil, Oil Change International, Politics & Legislation, tar sands, world’s dirtiest
The Irrelevance of Climate Change Skeptics Martin Wolf of the Financial Times announced that the “climate skeptics have won
Earlier this week, Martin Wolf of the Financial Times announced that the “climate skeptics have won.”His comments echo those of former Nasa scientist James Hansen who told an audience in Edinburgh last year that the skeptics “have been winning the public debate with the help…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/the-irrelevance-of-climate-change-skeptics-martin-wolf-of-the-financial-times-announced-that-the-climate-skeptics-have-won/ Carbon and De-carbonization, carbon emissions, Climate, climate change skeptics, Communications and Messaging, Energy and Economy, Environment, Politics & Legislation, public attitudes
In a town hall meeting with staffers last week, new Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz dropped a bombshell and a hint. The bombshell, at least as far as fans of natural gas are concerned, is that Moniz sees natural gas not as a permanent fixture in the U.S. energy landscape but merely as a temporary…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/ernest-moniz-on-natural-gas-and-forgotten-renewables/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, Climate, Energy and Economy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Energy Security, Environmental Policy, Ernest Moniz, Forgotten Renewables, Fossil Fuel Transportation, Geothermal Energy, Hydro Power, National Energy Policy, natural gas, Obama energy policy, Renewables
Peter O’Donnell, European Affairs journalist for viEUws – the EU Policy Broadcaster, is joined by Tom Hanney, Irish Ambassador to the EU, to discuss the Indirect Land Use Change Proposal (ILUC).
In the Environment Council, there are very divergent views concerning ILUC, especially…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/videos/eu-biofuels-and-indirect-land-use-change-proposal-ilucvideo/ (ILUC), Agriculture, Biofuels, biofuels production, Cap-and-Trade, Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, Climate, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Environmental Policy, eu, Indirect Land Use Change Proposal, Politics & Legislation, Renewables