Environmental sustainability has been on top of the Swedish policy agenda since decades ago. Today the country has a worldwide solid reputation as a leader in many fields of environmental policy and innovation, with very demanding long-term commitments.
On November the 30th 2016 the European Commission presented a package of measures named Clean Energy for All Europeans. The package is aimed at keeping the European Union competitive while the clean energy transition takes place, inevitably changing global energy markets in a permanent way. The intention of the European Union with this package is …
Mexico is an important country to both the regional and international energy systems. The recent energy sector reforms will affect many stakeholders all over the world, gradually changing the rule of the game set with the 1938 nationalization of the petroleum industry.
With the new world’s largest offshore wind farm project in progress in East Anglia the North Sea seems to be set to keep its leading role in the development of one of the currently most powerful renewable energy technologies.
Kazakhstan has tremendous energy potential, but the persistent Russian influence could hinder its full development
On 29 March the British Prime Minister Theresa May presented a six-page letter triggering Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon. This article gives any EU member state the right to leave the EU unilaterally, it sets out the procedure for doing so and it gives the leaving country two years to negotiate the exit …
Could China lead the world’s transitions to low carbon and greater resilience to climate change? While the US lags behind, stuck on President Trump climate change denial positions, the Red Dragon strengthens its economy transition efforts, leading the way toward sustainable policies and investments.
The outcome of the 2017 G20 summit raised criticism and approval. Not everything has been achieved, but the worse has been avoided.
What is most needed now is a set of clear and effective policies to bring implementation.
Few weeks ago the U.S. Senate approved a sanction bill against Russia targeting its energy industry. Some European countries strongly protested, but the sanctions could bring to the surface latent tensions within the EU
On June 12th Ministers of Economic Development and of Environment launched a public consultation on the new Italy’s National Energy Strategy (NES). The final outcome will be an energy policy document setting out the main goals and establishing the priorities of action for 2030 and beyond.