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China, EU and US open talks to end solar trade spats.

China, the EU and the US have begun negotiations that could see an end to trade tariffs between a 14-strong group of regional and national governments. The Environmental Goods Agreement covers 54 products, including PV cells and modules. The annual trade value of these is around US$1 trillion. Negotiations will initially centre on the removal […]

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US fracking revolution dilutes EU climate & energy plan

On the face of it, this week’s EU climate and energy package, with its targets for cutbacks in emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and the uptake of renewable energy up to the year 2030, looks impressive. The central element in the package is a binding EU-wide 40% reduction in GHG emissions over 1990 levels by […]

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