Sustainable Development Update – 26 November 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 26 November 2013 UN-NGLS Publishes Policy Briefs for OWG 5 23_November 2013: Based on three consultations with civil society, the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) has produced two papers to inform the fifth session of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable …

Geothermal Energy Association releases 2012 Policy Priorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Shawna Seldon [email protected]ngrouppr.com 212 255 7541 Geothermal Energy Association releases 2012 Policy Priorities Washington, DC (March 1, 2012)-The Geothermal Energy Association today released the policy priorities adopted by the organization’s Board of Directors. Yesterday, the Energy Information Agency also projected that geothermal power production would triple …

EU needs 2030 greenhouse gas target – Oettinger

EU needs 2030 greenhouse gas target – Oettinger A ‘realistic’ legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions needs to be agreed for 2030 if the EU is to achieve its ambitious aim of zero emissions by 2050, the EU energy commissioner Günther Oettinger said today as he launched the …

Supply glut, policy uncertainty casts shadow over solar

The global solar manufacturing sector has been under tremendous pressure from a supply glut and policy challenges that led to a string of disappointing earnings reports and bankruptcies, with further consolidation possible in the second half. More >>> Click for more headlines from Environmental Finance Newsletter