3E Intelligence

Here are some of the better comments i have found on the new IPCC evaluation: UK’s chief scientific advisor David King: “We cannot let the Kyoto debacle happen again” (The Guardian) UK environment minister David Miliband: “Kyoto can be made to work” (Newsweek) Feel free to alert me to other interesting reactions. Former environment commissioner… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

First sustainable energy week of the European Commission 31 Jan: Commission proposes new standars for transport fuels – read EurActiv 1 Febr 2007 31 Jan: Commission postpones once again a decision on CO2 emissions from cars, under heavy lobbying pressure from the German car industry IPCC present first part of fourth assessment report on climate… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

The recent debate within the European Commission on the CO2 emissions from cars demonstrates that the Barroso commission gets cold feet when the real decisions have to be taken. Lots of declarations in the energy-climate change package presented on 10 January but then not having the guts to be consistent in its own decisionmaking.

Posted by Willy De Backer