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Event reports and related project documents
By E3G Admin
John Ashton, one of E3G’s founding directors, gave a speech at the Asahi World Environmental Forum 2012 in Tokyo on the 16th October. Entitled “Climate Change and the Race for Growth”, the speech urges countries to raise climate change up the political agenda and move away from a ‘business as usual approach’ to growth. Climate policies of China, the US, the EU, the UK and Japan are
By Kate Hodgkinson
Nick Mabey, Sherri Goodman, Dan Chiu, Esther McClure, Kate Hodgkinson, Martin Frick and Cheryl Rosenblum outside Lancaster House, UK on Thursday 22nd March 2012
E3G led a delegation of senior US climate change and resource security officials around a number of high-level meetings in Berlin, Brussels and the UK in what proved to be an effective and agenda-setting week.
The US delegation
By Shin Wei Ng
On 22 February 2012, E3G, working with the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), Wuhan Optic Valley United Property Rights Exchange (OVUPRE) and Wuhan Carbon Reduction Association (WCRA), organised a ‘Sino-Europe Carbon Emission Trading Roundtable’ in Wuhan. The Roundtable was aimed at facilitating exchanges of expert opinion and was targeted at policy makers and the designers of
By Tom Burke
In light of the Fukushima disaster, is it time to finally give up on nuclear power? The Economist is holding a week long online debate on the merits for and against pursuing nuclear as part of our energy mix. Follow the debate “This house believes that the world would be better off without nuclear power”, comment, pass the message on and most importantly, vote. Tom’s arguments have been pasted
By Nannan Lundin and Shin Wei Ng
E3G’s work on EU-China cooperation continues to grow. Following the successful conceptualisation and demonstration of case studies of Low Carbon Zones, E3G, in cooperation with China International Investment Promotion Agency (CIIPA) conducted a feasibility study on Low Carbon Technology and Investment Demonstration Zones (LCTIDZs).
The concept of a Low Carbon Economy has recently gained
By Nannan Lundin, Matthew Findlay and Shin Wei Ng
The concept of Low Carbon Zones (LCZs) emerged from joint work by European and Chinese research institutes summarised in a report published in November 2007 entitled “Changing Climates: Interdependencies on Energy and Climate Security for China and Europe”. Chatham House and E3G then used the initial research findings and the results of extensive discussions in China to elaborate the LCZs
By Shane Tomlinson, Pelin Zorlu and Claire Langley
Following months of research and discussion, we are pleased to announce the launch of the new E3G report: “Innovation and Technology Transfer: Framework for a Global Climate Deal”.
In 2007 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its most definitive report to date, finding that human-induced climate change is already happening and will lead to catastrophic results if not
By Nick Mabey
E3G puts the case for strong and early funding for CCS demonstration plants as critical for delivering climate security.
Hosted by ZERO (Zero Emission Resource Organisation) and Friends of the Earth Norway, in cooperation with E3G, the seminar entitled “Carbon storage below the North Sea Challenges and strategies for the North Sea Basin Task Force” was attended by a variety of environmental
By Nick Mabey
The EU’s package of climate and energy measures will be top of the agenda when EU Energy and Environment Ministers meet in Paris from 3-5 July 2008.
Ahead of their meeting, we’ve joined together with seven other organisations to write an open letter in support of EU action to secure the effective demonstration of carbon capture and storage.
The text of the letter follows below, and a
By Nick Mabey
EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes hosted a full-day seminar on Environmental Protection and Climate Change - Cost, Opportunities and the Role of Public Support on the 27th May 2008.
E3G Chief Executive Nick Mabey was one of the discussants, and his remarks were subsequently reported by ENDS Europe Daily (subscription required):
Nick Mabey of sustainability campaign group E3G told the