Removing barriers key to climate targets

The World Energy Council (WEC) reports that the COP21 energy objectives could be met if national governments reduce barriers for the trade and investment of environmental goods. The 2016 Energy Perspective report leads to suggestions that the Paris Agreement, reached in December 2015, could be ratified by the end of this year. The COP21 Agreement establishes a global action plan to help avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C. The WEC report includes expert analysis from 28 countries, exploring how an open, global trade and…

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Commodity Prices and Energy Transition Top 2016 World Energy Congress Programme

ISTANBUL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 27, 2016–The 23 rd World Energy Congress, which is taking place in Istanbul, between 9 and 13 October 2016 has today announced the first key highlights of its official event programme. Headline sessions will include weathering the commodity price storm and the impact of the COP21 agreement on the energy industry. Prominent leaders such as Jean-Bernard Levy, Chairman and CEO of EDF; Amin H. Nasser, CEO of Saudi Aramco; Zhenya Liu, Chairman of SGCC; Johannes Teyssen, CEO of E.ON; Strive Masiyiwa, CEO of Econet as well as Ben…

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