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EPA gives glider manufacturers a free pass at the expense of the American public

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12 July 2018 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

Just hours before Administrator Scott Pruitt’s departure on Friday, the US Environmental Protection Agency reportedly widened a loophole for manufacturers of high-polluting glider trucks — new tractor trucks with...

Going green: Switching from oil or propane to electric heat can often save money

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11 July 2018 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

To achieve the common and ambitious worldwide goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80% or more by 2050, analyses find that consumers and businesses will need to use a combination of energy efficiency and carbon-free electricity (e.g., electricity from renewable resources, nuclear) or low-carbon...

Ghana:GSA to Rid Market of Substandard Electrical Cables

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10 July 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Ghana | Sectors: Equipment and appliances
[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Standards Authority,(GSA) will from this July begin a swoop to rid the market of substandard electrical cables and other appliances throughout the country.

Uganda:Will Kampala Hand Over Power to Chinese Firm?

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10 July 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Uganda | Sectors: Power sector
[East African] Chinese investors have submitted a proposal to take over Uganda's electricity transmission and distribution business, leaving Selestino Babungi, the managing director of Umeme and its shareholders, worried.

Event: Middle East and North Africa Climate Week

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10 July 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Denmark | Sectors: Cross cutting
Middle East and North Africa Climate Week 2018 (MENACW 2018) is designed to advance regional climate action. The ultimate aim of MENACW 2018 is to support implementation of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement on climate change and action to deliver on the SDGs. With MENA Carbon Forum featuring as a cornerstone event, MENACW 2018 will focus on market-based approaches, economic instruments and climate-aligned finance to drive investment in climate...