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    IEA Proposes Ways to Decarbonize Power & Cut Energy Intensity in Industry

    Thursday, October 1st, 2009

    From the International Energy Agency (IEA):
    IEA proposes approaches to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the key sectors, industry and power
    “In the global fight against climate change, the industry and power sectors both play a key role,” said Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) today in Paris. “Industry is one of the [...]

    “Climate Change Fact Sheets” for LAC Nations

    Thursday, August 9th, 2007

    Not too long ago the European energy consulting firm Ecofys issued an update of its report commissioned by the UK’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) entitled Factors Underpinning Future Action.
    The report seeks to “to provide an analytical basis to underpin discussions on future commitments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at the [...]

    More Sections Added to The Reading List

    Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

    As promised (albeit a couple of days later than planned!), more sections have now been added to the Temas Recommended Reading List:
    Consumer Protection
    Environmental Governance
    Environmental Law
    Hazardous Substances
    Industry
    I have also added new entries to the sections on Climate Change and Energy.
    Coming in the next couple of days will be the remaining sections: Health Policy, Mining, Transport, Urban [...]

    Temas Reading List: Economics and the Environment

    Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

    Glave Tesino, Manuel. Coordinación de la políticas fiscales y ambientales en el Perú. ECLAC/CEPAL series Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo, No. 102. Spanish. 2005. 80pp.
    This document was produced in part to help Peru’s National Environment Council (Conam) in its deliberations on creating new economic instruments to promote improvements in environmental management. The [...]

    WHO Issues Guidance on Groundwater Management

    Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

    The World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with the International Water Association (IWA), has released a collection of essays providing guidance on the protection of groundwater. As WHO summarizes it, the book
    …provides a structured approach to analyzing hazards to groundwater quality, assessing the risk they may cause for a specific supply, setting priorities in [...]