Consultation response: European Investment Bank energy lending

The European Investment Bank asked stakeholders to respond to an issues paper with a number of questions. The EIB website stated they sought “to solicit views and input from a wide array of stakeholders that are involved in the energy sector and can bring valuable expertise to the review of the EIB’s energy sector lending […]

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Consultation response: maritime transport emissions in GHG reduction commitment

Shipping affects European waters. In order to keep the global temperature change below two degrees, all aspects of our carbon emissions must be considered. Therefore it is essential that the maritime sector should contribute to European emission reduction efforts. The efforts will not give a comprehensive view if maritime emissions are not included. In order […]

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Consultation response: use of biomass for energy purposes

Without binding rules on sustainability, member states can import ever more biomass from third countries without considering sustainability of production, social impacts or biodiversity, or being able to effectively measure GHG life-cycles. REDD, LULUCF and the CBD are all potential drivers toward sustainability, but not yet sufficient to ensure genuine sustainability. Read QCEA’s consultation response […]

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