Tagged: Subsidies

Fossil fuel subsidies are as high as ever 0

Fossil fuel subsidies are as high as ever

To Desmogblog : ” The exact worth of massive global fossil fuel subsidies is incredibly hard to figure. There’s no real consistency in the definitions of subsidies, or how they should be calculated. “...

A renewable energy boom in Japan 0

A renewable energy boom in Japan

In the wake of the tragic catastrophe and the nuclear incident that shook Japan in 2011, we have seen that the local government is willing to push renewable energy sources forward. Among them, solar...

A climate change to do list 0

A climate change to do list

Yesterday I published an lengthy article on how business leaders and elected representatives of the so-called ” developped countries ” are awakening slowly to the threat of climate change. While these are great news,...

IEA World Energy Outlook 2012 0

IEA World Energy Outlook 2012

It’s an habit, the prestigious International Energy Agency releases each November its famous flagship publication, the World Energy Outlook. Let’s review here the main findings and reactions. To the IEA , an important effort...

Cleantech represents 2% of global energy 0

Cleantech represents 2% of global energy

As Industry Intelligence Inc notes, cleantech is accelerating as the share of solar and wind energy and biofuels took 12 years to go from 0.5 to one percent of the global energy production but...