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Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Found off the Coast of California

Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Found off the Coast of California

May 30, 2012 at 16:40 | James Burgess

Back in March 2011 a huge 9.0 earthquake caused a tsunami which hit Japan and severely damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear power plant. After the earthquake all of the reactors…

India's GVK is Granted Approval for $6.3 billion Coal Mine in Queensland

India's GVK is Granted Approval for $6.3 billion Coal Mine in Queensland

May 30, 2012 at 16:39 | Joao Peixe

After stating 128 conditions to be fulfilled, the Coordinator-General of Queensland, Australia granted environmental approval to India’s GVK Power and Infrastructure for the development of the $6.3 billion (A$6.4 billion)…

China Pledge to Invest $27 Billion in Renewable Energy in 2012

China Pledge to Invest $27 Billion in Renewable Energy in 2012

May 29, 2012 at 17:11 | Joao Peixe

In 2011 global carbon dioxide emissions rose to the highest level ever recorded. The increase was mainly driven by the world’s largest emitter of CO2, China, who experienced their own…

Green Investors Avoid the UK Over Fears it will Push for Natural Gas

Green Investors Avoid the UK Over Fears it will Push for Natural Gas

May 29, 2012 at 17:01 | James Burgess

Ernst & Young have just released their quarterly report which ranks the attractiveness of countries to renewable energy investors. Due to fears that the UK will turn to natural gas…

Goldman Sachs Promises to Invest $40 Billion in Renewable Energy

Goldman Sachs Promises to Invest $40 Billion in Renewable Energy

May 28, 2012 at 17:18 | James Burgess

Goldman Sachs (GS) have just announced that they plan to invest $40 billion in renewable energy projects over the next ten years. According to Reuters, renewable energy is “an area…

UK Government cuts 2020 Solar Targets from 22GW to 11.9GW

UK Government cuts 2020 Solar Targets from 22GW to 11.9GW

May 28, 2012 at 17:16 | Joao Peixe

Many people in the UK solar industry have been worried that the sudden cuts made by the government to the solar Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) policy would make it nearly impossible to…

Europe is Failing due to the Lack of a Dominant Country to Lead the Way

Europe is Failing due to the Lack of a Dominant Country to Lead the Way

May 28, 2012 at 17:13 | Editorial Dept

We face the danger that the euro, the world’s No. 2 reserve currency, could implode.  Such an event wouldn’t be just another depreciation or collapse of a currency peg;…

Iran Looks to Reduce Reliance on the Straits of Hormuz with new Oil Terminal

Iran Looks to Reduce Reliance on the Straits of Hormuz with new Oil Terminal

May 25, 2012 at 17:13 | Charles Kennedy

Iran has been feeling increased pressure from US and EU sanctions against its oil industry, and as a result has on more than one occasion threatened to blockade the Straits…

China Looks to Taiwan to Avoid U.S. Tariffs on Solar Panels

China Looks to Taiwan to Avoid U.S. Tariffs on Solar Panels

May 25, 2012 at 17:11 | James Burgess

Taiwan, known as the republic of China, collaborates deeply with its larger neighbour in global high tech supply chains, and it is only natural that as China faces 31% tariffs…

The U.S. Should Encourage More Chinese Investment in Clean Technology

The U.S. Should Encourage More Chinese Investment in Clean Technology

May 25, 2012 at 17:06 | Climate Progress

Chinese capital is finally flowing into the U.S. clean energy market. Chinese direct investment in the U.S. clean energy economy has grown from just $4 million annually in 2006…

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