Salvadoran Civil Society Groups Opposed to Carbon Credit Plan

Click for original article here By Edgardo Ayala SAN SALVADOR, Aug 2 2012 (IPS) – Civil society organisations are asking the World Bank to reject the Salvadoran government’s proposal to join a programme for reducing greenhouse gas emissions linked to deforestation, on the argument that it will actually harm the …

Saving Energy: bringing down Europe’s energy prices

A Report from ECOFYS Apart from the environmental benefits -notably, reducing greenhouse gas emissions- energy savings have significant economic benefits for European economies: (1) they reduce the amount of money businesses and consumers need to spend on energy, (2) they have positive effects on employment and (3) they decrease dependency …

OECD Urges Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies to Boost Growth & Revenues, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

$500 Billion in Fossil Fuel Subsidies; Removing Them Would Boost Growth & Revenues, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: OECD November 17, 2011 By Andrew Burger Leave a Comment Photo courtesy of OECD, IEA Removing fossil fuel subsidies would boost economic growth and make energy markets much more efficient, not to mention …