Sunday, December 15, 2019

Energy & Environment News

Government Europa brings you the latest Energy & Environment News from across the field of European Government Policy.

Rewilding Europe to support new conservation efforts

Rewilding Europe supports a new conservation narrative

Government Europa spoke to Frans Schepers, managing director of Rewilding Europe, about its long-term vision for conservation in Europe and the role of rewilding. In...
HeidelbergCement is using concrete to decarbonise

HeidelbergCement is using concrete to decarbonise

Multiple pathways are mandatory to mitigate cement CO2 emissions, yet the potential of concrete to absorb CO2 is underestimated, Jan Theulen, HeidelbergCement, explains. Concrete is...
GPEX explores digital transformation in the energy sector

GPEX explores digital transformation in the energy sector

The Global Power and Energy Exhibition (GPEX) is partnering with AT Kearney to examine the ongoing digital transformation in the energy sector. The two organisations...
New study estimates impact of diet on greenhouse gas emissions

New study estimates impact of diet on greenhouse gas emissions

A new study published by online health food shop nu3 estimates the impact of diet on greenhouse gas emissions by calculating atmospheric CO2 per...
UK offers €47m for energy supply, storage and demand solutions

UK offers €47m for energy supply, storage and demand solutions

The UK government has announced a competition worth £41.5m (~€47.4m) in funding for energy supply, storage and demand solutions for local energy systems. The funding...
MEPs criticises UK push for climate change policy loopholes

MEPs criticise UK push for climate change policy loopholes

MEPs have criticised a document which shows the UK is trying to introduce climate change policy loopholes into the EU’s energy efficiency directive. The specific...
Environmental groups object to EU ‘waste-based fossil fuels’ proposal

Environmental groups object to EU ‘waste-based fossil fuels’ proposal

An alliance of environmental activism groups has written to the European Commission to warn against proposed revisions to the renewable energy directive’s ‘waste-based fossil...
Carbon capture and storage is delivering on climate targets

Carbon capture and storage: delivering on climate targets

The Global CCS Institute’s Executive Adviser for Europe, John Scowcroft, spoke about the role of CCS in delivering on climate targets, the funding required...
Europol and Centre for Climate Crime Analysis to combat environmental crimes

Europol and Centre for Climate Crime Analysis to combat environmental crimes

Europol has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Centre for Climate Crime Analysis (CCCA) to increase efforts to combat environmental crimes. In their efforts...
Rewilding Europe for biodiversity and conservation

Rewilding Europe for biodiversity and conservation

Dr Nathalie Pettorelli, senior research fellow at the ZSL’s Institute of Zoology and member of the British Ecological Society, answers the questions of Government...

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