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How Do We Build A Different Economy?

The ECOreport publishes the conclusion of an interview with Guy Dauncey, How Do We Build A Different Economy?

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By Roy L Hales

Last week I began a two-part interview with Guy Dauncey, founder of the BC Sustainable Energy association and the author of Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible. This week Dauncey tackles the question “How do we build a different economy?”
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Trump Wants A New Climate Deal

The ECOreport looks into the United States withdrawal from COP 21, Trump wants a new climate deal

By Roy L Hales

Though often been portrayed as a climate change denier, the President made no reference to climate when he explained the reasons for America’s withdrawal from the agreement reached at Paris in 2015. Rather, it seems Donald Trump wants a new climate deal.
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Germany’s G-20 Presidency May Prevent Backsliding on Climate Actions

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED about Germany’s G-20 Presidency May Prevent Backsliding on Climate Actions

Originally published on Center for American Progress

By Gwynne Taraska, Pete Ogden, Nancy Alexander, and Howard Marano

This column previews a forthcoming report from the Center for American Progress and Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung North America.

To date, 17 countries of the G-20—which account for 67 percent of global greenhouse gas pollution—have officially joined the Paris Agreement, bringing it into effect far sooner than anyone expected. If these countries follow through with their commitments to reduce emissions, it will represent unprecedented progress in the global effort to curb climate change.

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The Need To Define LNG’s Future

A rambling Energy Post interview the future CEO of E.ON’s spinoff “Uniper,” in which he talks about the market, emissions and the need to define LNG’s future

Originally Published on Energy Post

By Sonja van Renssen

The EU should define how much gas it wants by when, and recognise that Nord Stream 2 can provide additional security of supply, argues Klaus Schäfer, the incoming CEO of E.ON spin-off Uniper in this exclusive interview with Energy Post. Schäfer, who is currently Board member of the E.ON Group, says Europe is further away than ever from a single market for electricity and calls on policymakers to recognise that security of supply has a cost. He backs a reformed carbon market, but expresses doubts over the future of carbon capture and storage (CCS).

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Why Should You Care About Paris?

Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk

by Christine Ottery

It’s less than four weeks until the start of the 21st international climate talks, this one set in Paris. In the past, the negotiations haven’t been all too successful at achieving the multilateral legally-binding agreement necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change. Why should you care about Paris?

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Living Green Walls May Be A Health Hazard

They are incredibly beautiful but a new study from the University of York found that in in hot, polluted climates, Living Green Walls May Be A Health Hazard

Originally Published on Click Green

Living ‘green’ walls may have adverse health effects on office workers living in hot, polluted climates, new research by University of York academics has found.

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It Is Time Canada Cleaned Up Its’ Emissions

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMTom Mulcair just announced his plan “to restore Canada’s environmental credibility at home and around the world by putting a price on carbon, making polluters pay and taking meaningful steps to reduce carbon emissions.” Mulcair is right, it is time Canada cleaned up its’ emissions.

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Eon sells Italian coal and gas power plants

Originally Published on Energy Post

By Karel Beckman

Eon, Germany’s largest energy company, has decided to sell its Italian coal and gas generation assets to Czech energy company Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH).

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