Rhein on Energy and Climate

Archives for EU Priorities and Opinion

Climate change is bound to dramatically impair the living conditions of our children and grandchildren. To mitigate the extent of climate change robust action willaction will have to be undertaken by all countries, but in particular by OECD countries, in the course of the coming 20 years. Without such action happening, then it will be… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

PM Gordon Brown has decided to add climate change to the already overcharged agenda of the G 20 summit meeting in London April 2nd. That is a wise and courageous decision considering the poor state of preparation of the International Climate Conference to be held in December in Copenhagen. Indeed, the G 20 countries account… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

British prime ministers are among the few dignitaries in the world privileged to address the US Congress, when they visit Washington. Gordon Brown did so two days ago. He delivered a vibrant plea to the US representatives and senators for more global cooperation. National and even continental cooperation are no longer sufficient to solve our… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein