Climate Change

Leaked copy of EU shale gas communication

 
The European Commission will launch this draft communication on shale gas on 22 January 2014 as part of a series of measures to establish a climate and energy framework to 2030. The aim is to create a harmonised approach to assessing and managing the environmental impact ‘fracking’, the process by which a combination of chemicals are used to blast open stone to release the gas stored within. The environmental impact has been a considerable issue especially concerning water pollution […]

By |January 13th, 2014|Climate Change|0 Comments

Leaked version of the Commission’s energy costs and competitiveness impacts on the EU economy

On 22 January the Commission will launch a measures to address climate change and promote clean energy systems to 2030. This document is an attempt to undermine the case for setting the very much needed climate and energy targets and therefore scupper the likelihood of agreeing an effective international treaty on climate change.
EC 2013 – Cost of Energy in Europe DRAFT

By |January 5th, 2014|Climate Change|0 Comments

Train to Poland: Occupy Warsaw to protect the climate

 
Change Partnership has teamed up Climate Justice and a host of other civil society voices to occupy the streets of Warsaw during the international negotiations on climate change in November 2013. Make your voice count with us this November. […]

By |October 24th, 2013|Climate Change|0 Comments

Why the Commission’s punitive solar photovoltaic (PV) imports measures are bad news for Europe

Ch∞nge Partnership with WWF International, Natuur & Milieu and E3G issued a communique to the European Commission requesting immediate withdrawal of plans to impose punitive import duties on solar photovoltaic (PV) equipment entering the EU on Thursday 30 May 2013.
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By |May 30th, 2013|Climate Change|0 Comments

Exclusive James Hansen overview of current climate science

Mark Jaccard and James Hansen (Brussels).
I had the pleasure of meeting Professors James Hansen and Mark Jaccard today to discuss the latest climate science and politics. […]

By |May 13th, 2013|Climate Change|0 Comments