Transport 2050 – Ambitious European Plan to Increase Mobility and Reduce Emissions

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive strategy, ‘Transport 2050’, for a competitive transport system designed to increase mobility, remove major barriers in key areas and fuel growth and employment. At the same time, the proposals will dramatically reduce Europe’s dependence on imported oil and cut carbon emissions in transport by 60% by 2050. To … Read more

US Secretary For Energy to Speak at International Sustainable Energy Conference

The ‘Pathways to 2050 International Energy Conference’ will take place at the National Convention Centre, Dublin on Friday 5th November. The conference will be hosted by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) in conjunction with the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA). US Secretary for Energy Dr Steven Chu will deliver a keynote … Read more

European Commission Wants Your Views on Roadmap for Low Carbon Economy by 2050

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how to achieve a low carbon European economy by 2050.  In early 2011, the Commission plans to publish a Roadmap on options for ‘decarbonising’ the European economy by 2050 and the public consultation will feed into this. The roadmap will set out a strategy for reducing … Read more