Discussions sparked by plans for banks in the EU to hold less capital against green lending have advanced thinking about how monetary authorities and regulators can support green investment, even if the plans themselves have received a mixed reception
Two antipodean countries, two different approaches to the low-carbon transition. While New Zealand is starting to lead from the top-down, Australia still lacks clear national policies with a patchwork of approaches to decarbonisation remaining the order of the day
Energy efficiency is the planet’s first fuel. Energy we don’t consume is cheaper, cleaner and more abundant than any other source. Insulating our buildings may seem an obvious way to save energy, but Rockwool Group’s Mirella Vitale warns that without ambitious long-term policy goals, society will fail to reap the full potential of energy efficient buildings
Jeppe Juul, recently appointed president of the board of Transport & Environment (T&E), the Brussels-based organisation that helped break the dieselgate scandal, in conversation with FORESIGHT on his hopes and frustrations about the future of EVs.
Full support for energy efficiency from EU politicians will give companies the confidence to invest in projects that will benefit the economy, the environment and society at large, says Monica Frassoni, President of the European Alliance to Save Energy