Energy & Environment

Energy & Environment

TTIP good or bad for the climate?

[sh_light_text ] The Energy Post,  the debating platform on EU energy policy, has published two opinion articles discussing whether the planned transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) is good or bad for the climate. Take a plunge into the arguments and counter-arguments put forward by two eminent analysts, Ilana Salomon from the Sierra …

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Editor’s Comment: TTIP and Europe’s energy question

[sh_light_text ]Energy trade has become an important topic of discussion around the ongoing Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations. The crisis in Ukraine, Europe’s own energy crisis, and the US shale revolution have given the issue particular salience. Although TTIP can contribute to improving the EU’s energy challenges, it will certainly …

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Editor’s comments: Leaked document on oil, gas & raw materials in TTIP – What’s behind the non-news

[sh_light_text ]A “leaked” EU Commission negotiating text on energy trade in TTIP has made the headlines this week, and is being accused of promoting fracking, the controversial technique to produce shale gas, and US crude oil exports. Iana Dreyer explains why the real secret in this matter is that there is no secret. …