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Renewable Energy Update: August 2018 #4

New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

Since the Obama administration introduced the CPP in 2015, it has faced significant challenges

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Mexican President Peña Nieto today formalized Mexico’s plan to join the U.S. and Canada in making oil and gas methane reductions a national priority, marking yet another country taking leadership to address this extremely potent greenhouse gas. The three leaders agreed that each of their countries would develop rules to cut up to 45 percent… Keep reading →

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Europe’s largest oil companies are reportedly working together on a policy strategy leading up to this year’s international climate talks in Paris. It’s nice to hear that some of the biggest players in the global oil and gas industry want to engage in solutions, but it remains to be seen if they will take the… Keep reading →

METHANE

When countries meet in Paris for the United Nations climate talks later this year, their representatives will come armed with the best data, research and ideas on how to reach a climate agreement and avert catastrophic climate change. But a new report from Rhodium Group, commissioned by Environmental Defense Fund, shows that countries have so… Keep reading →

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Investments in improving the energy efficiency of the US building stock could result in savings that far exceed spending, said policy and economic advisory firm the Rhodium Group in a report, Unlocking American Efficiency. Residential and commercial buildings account for 40% of the US’ overall energy use, with spending totaling $432 billion in 2011 –… Keep reading →

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The window for US exporters to enter the global LNG marketplace will not be open forever, so why is it taking so long to approve these projects? Several high-profile energy experts mulled this and other economic, geopolitical and environmental questions at a recent Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy gathering. The US Department of… Keep reading →