There’s one corner of the commodities markets bucking the slump that’s sent raw material prices tumbling: pollution permits.
With the COP21 climate summit coming up in December, and 2015 well on its way to becoming the hottest year in recorded history, interest is growing in measures to tackle global warming. Continue reading “Which countries are best prepared for climate change?”
From Austerity to Abundance
Greece is home to heroes and goddesses, mythical creatures and jeweled beaches, damn fine olives, and the most sun-kissed skin in Europe. While the recent coverage from Greece has been about scarcity, austerity and converging crises, it has failed to cast a shadow over a country that is abundant in a powerful and ancient source of hope: the Sun. Continue reading “Solarization of Greece”
News that India has opened the first airport to be entirely powered by solar energy has underlined the growth in renewable energy. The sector has been growing strongly despite the dramatic fall in the price of oil and last year 59% of all new power generated around the world came from renewable sources. Continue reading “Which countries generate the most power from renewables?”