This September saw the first Swiss Energy & Climate Summit take place on the Bundesplatz in Bern. Top speakers from around the world gathered to discuss a vast array of climate change and energy issues. Over three days, more than 1200 innovative CEOs, entrepreneurs and top executives from the fields of business, science, politics and society came together to actively exchange ideas and knowledge.Read more...
It's official: the State of California has successfully sold CO2 emissions certificates. In doing so, it follows in the footsteps of the EU. While California's cap-and-trade system is less ambitious than the EU's, it is nevertheless the second largest in the world.Read more...
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is going after banks manipulating energy prices. They have now threatened Barclays with a record fine. But they also have Deutsche Bank in their sights. The affected banks categorically reject all charges.Read more...
Greenpeace warns that Sweden could be facing a nuclear disaster and is calling for the immediate shutdown of all three Vattenfall nuclear power plants. All three have experienced repeated incidents and near-misses. Yet Sweden continues to increase their capacity.Read more...
Lithuanian citizens have voted against the construction of a new nuclear power plant. In the parliamentary elections that were held at the same time, Prime Minister and nuclear power advocate Kubilius was punished, with his party receiving just under 13 per cent of the vote.Read more...
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Global warming - its causes and effects, including glacier melting, theories, proposals, initiatives and latest happenings
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Innovative ideas, products, research and projects that promote sustainability or overcome environmental problems
Individuals who are actively engaged in environmental issues, projects, business and science, give their side of the story
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