Arthur Neslen and Frédéric Simon

Trade & Society 28-02-2014

Europe abandons hopes of US-style shale gas revolution

Shale gas has had a “minimal impact” on the US’s manufacturing industry, and will have even less significance for Europe, according to a new report by the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI). In Europe, industrialists are abandoning hopes of a similar revolution, at least in the short- to medium-term.
Development Policy 08-03-2012

Poland defies Europe over 2050 low-carbon roadmap

Friday’s meeting of EU environment ministers is being pushed to the brink of crisis by a Polish rejection of any mention of the EU's Low Carbon Roadmap for 2050, which foresees up to 95% emissions cuts by mid-century.