It is unusual for a rapporteur to abstain from voting on a resolution that he or she has proposed. This is what Green MEP Yannick Jadot did when the European Parliament voted on the carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM). He did so to protest against a last-minute amendment that canceled the removal of the free allowances assigned to some firms in the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
October 19, 2020
In the early 1970s, planners in Buenos Aires piloted a novel remedy for the city’s chronic traffic congestion and vehicular pollution: to cut downtown traffic in half, they banned vehicles from entering the city center every other day, depending on whether the last digit of a license plate was odd or even.
How to make virtual research-engagement workshops work better: Insights from a recent international gender and energy meeting
Written by: Thomas Klug & Marc Jeuland
About the Workshop
Fuelwood collection and children's school attendance in the Kassena-Nankana Districts of Northern Ghana
Written by: Rex Alirigia
Edited by: Alicia Oberholzer & Thomas Klug
The Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative (SETI) is proud to announce a successful fourth annual conference, which occurred on May 15-17, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. The three-day conference kicked off with a policy interaction workshop, featuring various stakeholder perspectives on energy access in Latin America.
SETI Student works on Energy Access in sub-Saharan Africa with Solar Sister
Written by: Alicia Oberholzer, SETI Graduate Research Assistant
Electrification and Cooking Fuel Choice in Rural India: Summer Research
Written by: Ridhima Gupta
Edited by: Alicia Oberholzer
Brighter Communities, Safer Cities: Summer Scoping
Written By: Kevin Grieco
Edited By: Alicia Oberholzer & Thomas Klug
Urban electrification rates in Sierra Leone are among the lowest in the world, hovering around 11%. These already low electrification rates plummet towards zero in poor slum areas of the city. One consequence of this urban energy poverty is an absolute lack of nighttime lighting and public streetlights.