Category: International

Green energy will account for nearly half the increase in global power generation by 2035 0

Green energy will account for nearly half the increase in global power generation by 2035

By Aruna Kumarankandath This blog was first posted on Down to Earth The latest report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA), which focuses on the new trends in the global energy market, says...

Re-interpreting EU-Russia Energy Relations 0

Re-interpreting EU-Russia Energy Relations

When we think of EU-Russia energy relations these days we often hark back to areas of conflict: the 2006 and 2009 gas transit disputes, Russia’s return to ‘resource nationalism’ and their refusal to ratify...

Chill winds at Borgen – Can the Danish government agree on how to handle solar power? 0

Chill winds at Borgen – Can the Danish government agree on how to handle solar power?

For the third time within half a year, the Danish government is about to change the legislation on support of photovoltaic (PV) power production. The responsible Minister of Climate, Energy and Buildings, Martin Lidegaard...

The Global Challenge of Encouraging Sustainable Living – by Shane Fudge, Michael Peters and Steven M. Hoffman 0

The Global Challenge of Encouraging Sustainable Living – by Shane Fudge, Michael Peters and Steven M. Hoffman

This post first appeared on Elgarblog June 5th marks World Environment Day – an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action: “Through World Environment...

Public values, governance and community energy: lessons from the US and UK 0

Public values, governance and community energy: lessons from the US and UK

A major part of the shift to a low carbon economy will inevitably involve the active participation of local government, community groups, and more local forms of decision making. In theory, local level discussion...

India’s Coal Sector Facing Deep-Rooted Problems 0

India’s Coal Sector Facing Deep-Rooted Problems

Even though King Coal is spouted by the Indian government as offering a “unique eco-friendly fuel source to domestic energy market for the next century and beyond”, there is no doubt that the sector...

Nigera’s Choice: Two Paths Unfold Ahead- A Future Blue & Brown or One Red & Green? 0

Nigera’s Choice: Two Paths Unfold Ahead- A Future Blue & Brown or One Red & Green?

Nigeria in 2013 is a state in transition, a fast growing population and a booming economy blessed (or cursed for that matter) with massive reserves of energy resources both conventional and alternative. Its a...

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