Archive: Nigel Sheinwald
The Accord takes us some way along a path towards what the world needs - a stretching, binding agreement that will lead to a low carbon future. A very large number of countries, over a hundred, have aligned themselves with the Accord's goals and commitments.
By Nigel Sheinwald | December 24, 2009; 08:58 AM ET | Comments (0)
Climate change is a global problem requiring a global solution. This means all nations must work together to solve it -- urgently -- if we want to keep a stable climate.
By Nigel Sheinwald | December 16, 2009; 02:10 PM ET | Comments (4)
This week's EPA announcement is a further demonstration that President Obama's administration is committed to tackling climate change. We hope it will provide additional momentum and motivation to American negotiators at Copenhagen, and will help the world achieve its goal of a fair and ambitious global deal.
By Nigel Sheinwald | December 10, 2009; 11:23 AM ET | Comments (1)
U.S. leadership has always been critical for success at Copenhagen. President Obama's announcement of new emissions targets is welcome and demonstrates how far the U.S. has come over the past year.
By Nigel Sheinwald | December 4, 2009; 10:51 AM ET | Comments (0)
In the final weeks leading to Copenhagen, an ambitious and successful outcome is absolutely on the table, and is something that attendees at the conference can and must strive for. Of course we would have preferred Copenhagen to agree on...
By Nigel Sheinwald | November 17, 2009; 02:59 PM ET | Comments (0)
In the UK, we have achieved a greater than 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions since 1990 (we have legally committed ourselves to reduce emissions by 34 percent by 2020). At the same time, we have enjoyed economic and...
By Nigel Sheinwald | November 13, 2009; 08:33 AM ET | Comments (0)
How realistic are the projections for an increase in nuclear power plants in the coming decades and what can the U.S. learn from the experience Europe has had with nuclear power? In sum, very realistic. Our experience in the UK...
By Nigel Sheinwald | October 29, 2009; 10:31 AM ET | Comments (3)