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A discount for people who live next to a wind farm?
In Ireland, people who live next to wind turbines will receive compensation, and a similar system is planned in France. In this way, the resistance to such projects should be reduced and the development of renewable energies should be promoted. The DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked if such a model would not also be an idea in Luxembourg.
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Large offshore wind farms at the cost of Groenland to cover Europe's energy needs?
According to studies by the University of Liège, large offshore wind farms in front of Greenland could cover a large part of European energy consumption. The DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked whether there are already concrete projects and whether Luxembourg intends to invest in them.
read more...
Does the Cypriot gas help in becoming more independent from Russian Gas?
Recently, further gas reserves have been found off the Cypriot coast. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know from the relevant minister whether these reserves could contribute to becoming more independent of Russian imports.
read more...
Consumption and distribution of gas in the context of the Ukrainian war
How much gas did the individual categories of consumers expend over the last few years in Luxembourg? How does the Minister for Energy intend to determine the distribution of gas in the event of a gas bottleneck? Our MPs Carole Hartmann and Max Hahn asked the Minister for Energy these questions.
read more...
Can you install small wind turbines at home?
In addition to solar panels, small wind turbines are a good way to produce your own electricity at home. The DP MPs Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty have therefore asked whether this is allowed and whether the state also provides subsidies for smaller wind turbines.
read more...
How does the government plan to accelerate the development of wind energy?
The government announced last autumn that it would simplify the procedures to speed up the development of renewable energy, and especially wind turbines. The DP MPs Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty therefore asked how this should happen.
read more...
What is the provisional balance of the sectoral climate targets for 2021?
DP MPs Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty asked the Environment Minister what the provisional balance of the sectoral climate targets for 2021 is.
read more...
What is the government's position on the planned geological storage of nuclear waste in Belgium?
In Belgium, the debate over the disposal of nuclear waste is entering a new phase. The geological storage seems to be decided thing. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked the minister responsible what the position of the Luxembourg government was and how it was involved in the decision-making process.
read more...
Citizens’ Assembly
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel announced the formation of a Citizens’ Assembly on the Climate last autumn. It all started at the end of January: In the first of around 15 meetings, the members were first informed about the current state of affairs in climate policy.
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How to reduce digitalisation's impact on climate change?
In France, a number of laws have recently come into force to help reduce the impact of digitalisation on climate change. DP MP Gusty Graas asked what was planned in Luxembourg in this regard.
read more...
Street lights as charging station for electric vehicles?
Work is underway in Dortmund, among others, on a system for charging electric cars at streetlights. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked if this was not an idea to implement in Luxembourg as well.
read more...
Solar pannels along the highways?
The coalition agreement provides that vacant areas along the motorways and railway tracks could be used to install solar pannels. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn have asked what concrete projects there are so far.
read more...
Carbon capture and stockage in the industry?
A new EU regulation allows Member States to use carbon capture, use and storage technologies to meet their climate goals, particularly in industrial processes where emissions are difficult to avoid. In concrete terms this means that companies can capture their emissions and e.g. storage them geologically. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked what was the position of Luxembourg, which Member States...
read more...
How are the negotiations progressing in view of COP26?
In preparation for the COP26 at the end of this year in Glasgow, negotiations are currently ongoing at the international level to prepare a possible agreement. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know more about the content and progress of these negotiations from the responsible ministre.
read more...
More heatwaves because of climate change: what is the impact in Luxembourg?
Due to climate change, heat waves are becoming more frequent. This also increases the risk of dehydration and heat deaths, especially among the elderly and sick. DP MPs André Bauler and Carole Hartmann asked the Minister of Health a series of questions on this issue, including how many heat deaths and dehydrations there have been in this country in recent years.
read more...
Authorization of gigaliner in Luxembourg for less CO2 emissions in the transport sector?
According to the director of the Luxembourg logistics cluster, 25-meter trucks would be an option to reduce the sector's emissions. In general, however, the transport sector risks not reaching its climate goals. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas have asked the relevant ministers if Gigaliner could be allowed in Luxembourg in the future and what considerations are there to help the sector in the climate...
read more...
Towards an international ban on geo-engineering?
Large mirrors in space, the scattering of particles in the atmosphere or the creation of artificial clouds to reflect the sun: these are just a few examples of the so-called "geo-engineering" that some scientists want to focus on in order to stop global warming. However, as the consequences of such far-reaching interventions in nature can be unpredictable and even potentially dramatic, DP MPs Gusty...
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Where is the procedure of the planned windmill in Burden?
DP MP André Bauler asked the ministers concerned what has happened in the case of the controversial windmill at Burden in the past months and where the procedure is currently underway.
read more...
Adaptation of forests to climate change
Forests play an important role in the fight against climate change. At the same time, the dry spells and the high temperatures take an important toll on them. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned minister about the number of applications for subsidies under the "Climate Bonus" program, the extent of the work on the reform of the Aid Catalog and several other measures that...
read more...
Solar collectors on the ground
In a recent statement, the Ecological Movement and the Luxembourg young farmers and rural youth demand that PV plants be installed as a priority on buildings or other already used areas, and as little as possible on the ground, so as to limit further soil sealing. DP members Max Hahn and André Bauler asked the relevant ministers how they feel about this and how big the area is in Luxembourg that is...
read more...
Green and sustainable finance
A sustainable finance policy is important in the fight against climate change. Therefore, our strategy in this area is clear: Luxembourg is gearing its financial sector to meet the obligations arising from the Paris Agreements while taking advantage of the opportunities that green and sustainable finance opens up for the diversification of our financial centre.
read more...
Climate protection debate: Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage
What is the role of technologies that filter carbon dioxide from the air in the context of climate protection? The Chamber of Deputies addressed this question in a debate.
read more...
Klima an Energie
Klima- an Energiepolitik: Erneierbar Energien an Energieeffikassitéit am Fokus D’DP steet fir eng éiergäizeg Politik, fir géint de Klimawandel ze kämpfen. 2005 ass de KyotoProtokoll a Kraaft getrueden, an deem sech d’Industrienatioune fir d’alleréischt bannent Ziler gesat hunn, fir d’Zäregasen ze reduzéieren. Eng zweet Phas vun der Emissiounsreduzéierung gouf 2012 zu Doha festgehalen. Déi deemoleg...
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Nuclear waste repository in Bure: regular exchanges between France and Luxembourg?
The French environmental authority raised many criticisms in its opinion from January 13th on the proposed nuclear waste storage center in Bure. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the competent ministers, whether they were aware of what action the French authorities intend to take on this opinion, and whether there are regular exchanges between France and Luxembourg on this topic.
read more...
Photovoltaic installations on large parking lots?
In a recent press article, the Minister of Energy raised the enormous energy potential that the some 100 hectares of parking areas in Luxembourg would represent if they were covered with structures and solar panels were installed on top. This is why the deputy of the DP Max Hahn wanted to know from the minister how he intends to mobilize this potential.
read more...
100% renewable energy: What does the national strategy for energy storage look like?
Due to the volatility of solar and wind energy energy storage is a central element of the energy transition towards 100% renewable energy. Max Hahn, DP MP, has therefore asked the responsible minister what Luxembourg's strategy is in this regard in order to guarantee security of supply in the future.
read more...
A discount for people who live next to a wind farm?
In Ireland, people who live next to wind turbines will receive compensation, and a similar system is planned in France. In this way, the resistance to such projects should be reduced and the development of renewable energies should be promoted. The DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked if such a model would not also be an idea in Luxembourg.
read more...
Large offshore wind farms at the cost of Groenland to cover Europe's energy needs?
According to studies by the University of Liège, large offshore wind farms in front of Greenland could cover a large part of European energy consumption. The DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked whether there are already concrete projects and whether Luxembourg intends to invest in them.
read more...
Does the Cypriot gas help in becoming more independent from Russian Gas?
Recently, further gas reserves have been found off the Cypriot coast. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know from the relevant minister whether these reserves could contribute to becoming more independent of Russian imports.
read more...
Consumption and distribution of gas in the context of the Ukrainian war
How much gas did the individual categories of consumers expend over the last few years in Luxembourg? How does the Minister for Energy intend to determine the distribution of gas in the event of a gas bottleneck? Our MPs Carole Hartmann and Max Hahn asked the Minister for Energy these questions.
read more...
Can you install small wind turbines at home?
In addition to solar panels, small wind turbines are a good way to produce your own electricity at home. The DP MPs Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty have therefore asked whether this is allowed and whether the state also provides subsidies for smaller wind turbines.
read more...
How does the government plan to accelerate the development of wind energy?
The government announced last autumn that it would simplify the procedures to speed up the development of renewable energy, and especially wind turbines. The DP MPs Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty therefore asked how this should happen.
read more...
What is the provisional balance of the sectoral climate targets for 2021?
DP MPs Max Hahn and Claude Lamberty asked the Environment Minister what the provisional balance of the sectoral climate targets for 2021 is.
read more...
What is the government's position on the planned geological storage of nuclear waste in Belgium?
In Belgium, the debate over the disposal of nuclear waste is entering a new phase. The geological storage seems to be decided thing. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked the minister responsible what the position of the Luxembourg government was and how it was involved in the decision-making process.
read more...
Citizens’ Assembly
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel announced the formation of a Citizens’ Assembly on the Climate last autumn. It all started at the end of January: In the first of around 15 meetings, the members were first informed about the current state of affairs in climate policy.
read more...
How to reduce digitalisation's impact on climate change?
In France, a number of laws have recently come into force to help reduce the impact of digitalisation on climate change. DP MP Gusty Graas asked what was planned in Luxembourg in this regard.
read more...
Street lights as charging station for electric vehicles?
Work is underway in Dortmund, among others, on a system for charging electric cars at streetlights. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked if this was not an idea to implement in Luxembourg as well.
read more...
Solar pannels along the highways?
The coalition agreement provides that vacant areas along the motorways and railway tracks could be used to install solar pannels. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn have asked what concrete projects there are so far.
read more...
Carbon capture and stockage in the industry?
A new EU regulation allows Member States to use carbon capture, use and storage technologies to meet their climate goals, particularly in industrial processes where emissions are difficult to avoid. In concrete terms this means that companies can capture their emissions and e.g. storage them geologically. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked what was the position of Luxembourg, which Member States...
read more...
How are the negotiations progressing in view of COP26?
In preparation for the COP26 at the end of this year in Glasgow, negotiations are currently ongoing at the international level to prepare a possible agreement. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know more about the content and progress of these negotiations from the responsible ministre.
read more...
More heatwaves because of climate change: what is the impact in Luxembourg?
Due to climate change, heat waves are becoming more frequent. This also increases the risk of dehydration and heat deaths, especially among the elderly and sick. DP MPs André Bauler and Carole Hartmann asked the Minister of Health a series of questions on this issue, including how many heat deaths and dehydrations there have been in this country in recent years.
read more...
Authorization of gigaliner in Luxembourg for less CO2 emissions in the transport sector?
According to the director of the Luxembourg logistics cluster, 25-meter trucks would be an option to reduce the sector's emissions. In general, however, the transport sector risks not reaching its climate goals. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas have asked the relevant ministers if Gigaliner could be allowed in Luxembourg in the future and what considerations are there to help the sector in the climate...
read more...
Towards an international ban on geo-engineering?
Large mirrors in space, the scattering of particles in the atmosphere or the creation of artificial clouds to reflect the sun: these are just a few examples of the so-called "geo-engineering" that some scientists want to focus on in order to stop global warming. However, as the consequences of such far-reaching interventions in nature can be unpredictable and even potentially dramatic, DP MPs Gusty...
read more...
Where is the procedure of the planned windmill in Burden?
DP MP André Bauler asked the ministers concerned what has happened in the case of the controversial windmill at Burden in the past months and where the procedure is currently underway.
read more...
Adaptation of forests to climate change
Forests play an important role in the fight against climate change. At the same time, the dry spells and the high temperatures take an important toll on them. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned minister about the number of applications for subsidies under the "Climate Bonus" program, the extent of the work on the reform of the Aid Catalog and several other measures that...
read more...
Solar collectors on the ground
In a recent statement, the Ecological Movement and the Luxembourg young farmers and rural youth demand that PV plants be installed as a priority on buildings or other already used areas, and as little as possible on the ground, so as to limit further soil sealing. DP members Max Hahn and André Bauler asked the relevant ministers how they feel about this and how big the area is in Luxembourg that is...
read more...
Green and sustainable finance
A sustainable finance policy is important in the fight against climate change. Therefore, our strategy in this area is clear: Luxembourg is gearing its financial sector to meet the obligations arising from the Paris Agreements while taking advantage of the opportunities that green and sustainable finance opens up for the diversification of our financial centre.
read more...
Climate protection debate: Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage
What is the role of technologies that filter carbon dioxide from the air in the context of climate protection? The Chamber of Deputies addressed this question in a debate.
read more...
Klima an Energie
Klima- an Energiepolitik: Erneierbar Energien an Energieeffikassitéit am Fokus D’DP steet fir eng éiergäizeg Politik, fir géint de Klimawandel ze kämpfen. 2005 ass de KyotoProtokoll a Kraaft getrueden, an deem sech d’Industrienatioune fir d’alleréischt bannent Ziler gesat hunn, fir d’Zäregasen ze reduzéieren. Eng zweet Phas vun der Emissiounsreduzéierung gouf 2012 zu Doha festgehalen. Déi deemoleg...
read more...
Nuclear waste repository in Bure: regular exchanges between France and Luxembourg?
The French environmental authority raised many criticisms in its opinion from January 13th on the proposed nuclear waste storage center in Bure. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the competent ministers, whether they were aware of what action the French authorities intend to take on this opinion, and whether there are regular exchanges between France and Luxembourg on this topic.
read more...
Photovoltaic installations on large parking lots?
In a recent press article, the Minister of Energy raised the enormous energy potential that the some 100 hectares of parking areas in Luxembourg would represent if they were covered with structures and solar panels were installed on top. This is why the deputy of the DP Max Hahn wanted to know from the minister how he intends to mobilize this potential.
read more...
100% renewable energy: What does the national strategy for energy storage look like?
Due to the volatility of solar and wind energy energy storage is a central element of the energy transition towards 100% renewable energy. Max Hahn, DP MP, has therefore asked the responsible minister what Luxembourg's strategy is in this regard in order to guarantee security of supply in the future.
read more...
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