Renewable Energy : Newsfile
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10 October 2011
The Maldives has made significant progress since last year in beginning the move towards becoming the world’s first carbon neutral country, President Mohamed Nasheed announced at the Six Senses SLOWLIFE Symposium at Soneva Fushi resort.
5 October 2011
Strong social and environmental safeguards are needed to protect people and the planet from unsustainable bioenergy expansion, says conservation organization WWF.
24 September 2011
Connecting the UK's electricity system with neighbouring countries via a new European 'supergrid' would allow the National Grid to balance supply and demand more effectively - according to a report by the Commons Energy and Climate Change Select Committee.
20 September 2011
A new 'green industrial revolution' that massively improves resource efficiency is needed in the Asia Pacific region, says an authoritative new report.
31 August 2011
Global production of biofuels increased 17 per cent in 2010 to reach an all-time high of 105 billion litres, up from 90 billion litres in 2009.
24 August 2011
US farmers are growing the first corn plants genetically modified for the specific purpose of putting more ethanol in gas tanks rather than producing more food.
13 July 2011
Wind farms in China and small-scale solar panels on rooftops in Europe were largely responsible for last year’s 32% rise in green energy investments worldwide, according to the latest annual report on renewable energy investment trends issued by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
7 June 2011
Controversial fuel crops are linked to rising food prices and hunger, as well as increased greenhouse gas emissions.
11 May 2011
The Baltic Sea is poised to become Europe's second biggest wind energy hub after the North Sea following the launch of Germany's first commercial offshore wind power park.
10 May 2011
Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century if backed by the right enabling public policies a new report shows.
- Goodbye to Planet 21
- Voices from Planet 21
- Solar power surged ahead in 2011
- Fukushima meltdown hastens decline of nuclear power
- Economic recovery brings return to growth of CO2 emissions
- World's biggest offshore windfarm opens
- Solar power off the grid: energy access for world's poor
- Energy poverty remains a global challenge
- Hydropower use increases
- Tar sands campaigners hit back at Canadian lobbying
- Irreversible climate change likely in five years
- Solar PV breaks records in 2010
- Maldives President outlines progress on carbon neutral plan
- Bioenergy can pose risks as well as bring benefits