Brazil is at a crossroad with regard to its sustainable energy future. Despite currently boasting one of the world’s cleanest energy supplies, a number of current trends are pointing towards a deterioration of the country’s sustainable energy performance, measured in terms of renewable energy use, energy efficiency, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Firstly, declining emissions […]
Firms are facing increasingly stringent environmental quality specifications for their products, including an increase of biofuel mandates, as a means of reducing emissions of CO2 and air pollutants. These environmentally related ‘new conditions’ affect oil firms’ fuel production, prompting them, in particular, to integrate biofuels into their operations and, at least in certain cases, to […]
This presentation was given at OIES by Marianne Haug, Professor of Energy Policy and Sustainable Development, University of Hohenheim (Germany) and senior research advisor to the Institute.
In this comment, David Buchan looks at the Commission’s recently published energy policy proposals. Amid growing concern about climate change and energy security, the time may be ripe for a European energy policy but the Commission is likely to find it difficult to achieve consensus on its proposals from the member states. Its main powers […]
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