At the 1st European Regions Energy Day, Blogactiv spoke to Michèle Sabban, President of the Assembly of European Regions. We discussed the actions being taken by her own region, and European regions in general, to combat climate change. This interview is conducted in French with an English translation below.[...]
At the 1st European Regions Energy Day we spoke to Tanja Gonner, Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Transport for Baden-Wurttemberg. She explained the actions of regions and why regions can have an impact in a ‘bottom up’ process.
At the 1st European Regions Energy Day in Brussels, Klaus Klipp, Secretary General of the Assembly of European Regions, spoke to Blogactiv. He explained the role that European Regions are already having in changing to a lower emissions environment to help combat climate change.
Knud Andersen explains how a small island in Denmark, called Bornholm, can be an example to other European regions when it comes to switching to low carbon energy methods. The island has a population of around 40,000 and has been making progress towards energy efficiency for many years.
At the 1st European Regions Energy Day Blogactiv spoke to Luc Bas, Head of Government Relations, Europe for The Climate Group. He explains some possible next steps from Copenhagen and COP15 and why he believes that a 30% emissions reduction target by 2020 is achievable for the EU.
Frank Farnel, Director of Communications and Public Affairs Europe at GE Energy, discusses some of the problems and possible solutions to communicating the need for changes in behaviour to help prevent further climate change.
At the first European Regions Energy Day in Brussels, Blogactiv spoke to Anne Bliek, Deputy Queen’s Commissioner for the Province of Flevoland in the Netherlands. She explained some of the issues surrounding government policy when it relates to clean energy subsidies.