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  • 18 May 2015

    German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius have invited around 35 ministers from all regions of the world to participate in the sixth Petersberg Climate Dialogue from 17 to 19 May 2015. With the Dialogue, Germany and France want to pave the way for a successful outcome at the United Nations […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord.

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Together with the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), eleven of the world’s leading banks have committed to developing analytical tools and indicators to strengthen their assessment and disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities.

  • 15 December 2014

    UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey has responded to the new agreement reached by UN members to tackle climate change.  Ed Davey said: “This is an agreement that unites all nations, unlocking the door to the world’s first global climate deal in Paris next year. “The talks were tough but the […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Grid Connection

    “The development of renewable energy capacity should be optimised across the EU through to 2030”, say Friends of the Supergrid. “This would be facilitated through the creation of a pan-European grid that integrates energy sources where they are prevalent and transports power to areas of high demand in a single energy market”. In its answer […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Climate change represents a serious threat to our welfare society, the business community and individual citizens. However, with the Climate Change Act – passed by the Danish Parliament on January 12 – Denmark is taking its share of responsibility for limiting climate change, according to Minister for Climate, Energy and Building Rasmus Helveg Petersen.  The Climate […]

  • 13 January 2020

    Ørsted and Equinor are spearheading a new Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition established to represent the offshore wind sector in the global dialogue on climate action. The Action Coalition also includes CWind, Global Marine Group, JERA, MHI Vestas, Mainstream Renewable Power, Shell, Siemens Gamesa, TenneT, and The Crown Estate. The goal of the coalition is […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    On April 2, 2013 Climate Minister Martin Lidegaard visited Floating Power Plant at its maintenance facilities in Nakskov Harbor. Floating Power Plant A/S is a clean-tech company that develops, designs and provides a unique patented technology to harvest the limitless energy of the ocean. The company operates Poseidon 37, a hybrid renewable-energy demonstration plant. The first and biggest […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Union (EU) and India have adopted a joint statement on clean energy and climate change at the EU-India summit on 6 October in Delhi, India.

  • 9 November 2011

    European wind power production will meet a massive 31% of the emissions reduction required by the current EU climate target. Today the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) published a new report revealing that by 2020, the EU wind industry would avoid 342 million tonnes of CO2, equivalent to 31% of the EU’s target of reducing […]

  • 11 March 2016

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama yesterday released a joint statement on climate, energy and Arctic leadership.  The two leaders said they share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth. They emphasised the special relationship between the two countries and their history of close collaboration […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The Danish Government has appointed DNV GL CEO Ditlev Engel as Denmark’s special envoy for Climate and Energy until the end of September 2019.

  • 27 March 2012

    Since the beginning of March Imtech and CTS Benelux are building a large climatic chamber in OWI-Lab test facility. This brand new facility located in the port of Antwerp will focus on accelerated lifetime testing of large and heavy wind turbine components such as multi-MW gearboxes, transformers, generators, yaw systems etc. For testing cold starts […]

  • 14 December 2015

    On 12 December, delegates from 195 different countries, gathered at the COP21 climate change summit in Paris, adopted an agreement by which all countries vow to cut their carbon emissions.  Renewable energy plays the key role in reaching the main goal, which is to limit the increase in average temperature to below 2°C and pursue efforts to limit the increase to […]

  • 8 April 2011

    Researchers are warning that relying too heavily on wind and wave power as “renewable” energy sources to replace fossil fuels could be a…   (earthweek) [mappress] Source: earthweek, April 08, 2011

  • 8 October 2015

    The Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, Professor Sir David King, has highlighted the importance of renewable energy, saying it is “key to tackling the huge risk posed by climate change”. He described the renewables sector as “a leading industry” and “a big part of the British economy which will continue to grow”. In […]

  • 17 January 2011
    Ports & Logistics

    The last time the United Steelworkers and clean-energy activists descended on the Maryland State House on the same issue in 2008 they were… By Keith Harrington (environment) [mappress] Source: environment, January 17, 2011

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Ports & Logistics

    In response to the U.S. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., and Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced the formation of the United States Climate Alliance.

  • 22 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    A reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% below the 1990 level, an EU-wide binding target for renewable energy of at least 27%, renewed ambitions for energy efficiency policies, a new governance system and a set of new indicators to ensure a competitive and secure energy system. These are the pillars of the new […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global investment in activities that reduce the threat of climate change fell for the second year in a row from USD 359 billion in 2012 to USD 331 billion in 2013. Climate Policy Initiative’s Global Landscape of Climate Finance shows that while public sources and intermediaries contributed USD 137 billion, a figure largely unchanged from […]

  • 9 October 2013

    European Union Member States are showing mixed progress towards three climate and energy targets for 2020, even though the EU as a whole could reduce greenhouse gases emissions by 21% in 2020 with the set of national measures already adopted. These findings come from new European Environment Agency (EEA) assessments. EEA’s report ‘Trends and projections […]

  • 10 October 2011

      Europeans take climate change seriously, as today’s Eurobarometer survey results show. Nearly nine in ten of us think it is a serious problem. One of the major causes of climate change is greenhouse gas emissions. The EU has pledged to reduce its emissions by 80-95% by 2050. To get there, we will need a […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Eight European companies call for a strong 2030 EU climate and energy framework based on mutually reinforcing tools and targets, including an ambitious and legally binding target for the share of renewable energy in the energy mix of more than 30%. Collectively, the group represents 176,000 jobs and over €250 billion annual turnover and is […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Authorities, Environment

    Scotland’s Environment Minister, Stewart Stevenson, has highlighted Scotland’s world-leading role in both the development of renewables and in championing the need for climate justice for the world’s poorest communities as he marks World Environment Day. The theme for World Environment Day is ‘The Green Economy’, Scotland has around a quarter of Europe’s offshore wind and […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Eco Wave Power Presented its wave energy technology to world leaders, signed the Caring for Climate Business Leadership Criteria on Carbon Pricing and made a commitment to the United Nations to establish a wave energy power plant in Gibraltar by the End of 2015, as part of this forum. Eco Wave Power, the Israeli company […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Wind turbine makers are set to benefit from the Paris Climate Agreement (COP21) as the call for increased investments to meet a targeted reduction in CO2 emissions is expected to positively impact their sales figures, according to Moody’s Investors Service. The increased investment, particularly in emerging markets, directed towards renewable energies such as wind and solar energy […]