Posts tagged with 'savings'

  • Looking for a chain reaction

    How to extend science-based targets along the supply chain? Today, more than 265 companies have committed to science-based targets. These companies are setting themselves climate targets in line with the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C. Each week, approximately two more companies join the call of the initiative (sciencebasedtarge...
    Posted 16-09-2016 By: Giel Linthorst Category: Energy & Carbon Efficiency Comments: 2
  • Halving the EU’s gas imports

    Enhanced action on energy efficiency and renewable energy can half the EU’s gas imports and achieve more than 40% GHG reductions This blog post was written by Taryn Fransen, World Resources Institute, and Niklas Höhne, Ecofys. Later this week, the European Council will vote on a target to further ...
    Posted 20-10-2014 By: Category: Energy & Carbon Efficiency Comments: 0
  • Global Energy Assessment: Is CCS a choice or a must?

    “Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a choice, not a must”, according to the long awaited  Global Energy Assessment (GEA) which has been published online very recently. With its 1884 pages and an extensive online database, it provides a wealth of information on energy potentials and transition pathw...
    Posted 22-11-2012 By: Category: Energy Systems & Markets Comments: 1
  • We can still limit global warming to 2°C!

    This blog post has been written by Dr. Niklas Höhne: An increase in the global mean temperature of two degrees would already result in fatal consequences: The agricultural productivity would be heavily impaired, the sea level would rise by up to one metre in this century and dying coral reefs would...
    Posted 15-11-2012 By: Kornelis Blok Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 4
  • Energy Efficiency Professionalism

    It is widely accepted that energy efficiency improvement is the number one option to increase our security of supply and reduce the risks of climate change. However, we know that progress so far is limited – there are a lot of good examples, success stories and effective policies, but on a global sc...
    Posted 25-07-2012 By: Kornelis Blok Category: Energy & Carbon Efficiency Comments: 0