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Spain and Germany both subsidise coal mining as well as solar energy. Schizophrenia? Tweet

Posted 22 Sep 2010 in Blog, Energy
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China and the next five largest energy-consuming countries in East Asia could stabilise their greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 without compromising growth, according to a major new World Bank report. The report, Winds of Change: East Asia’s Sustainable Energy Future, says that an extra investment of $80bn per year – or an average of 0.8% of regional GDP […]

Posted 20 Apr 2010 in Asia, Blog, Energy, Global Economy
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Last year it was gas piped through Ukraine, now it’s oil through Belarus – how many times does Russia have to cut off Europe’s energy supplies before we wake up to the risks of being dependent on the Kremlin to keep the lights on? Tweet

Posted 09 Jan 2007 in Blog, Energy, Europe, Russia
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I don’t usually write about such matters, but I am so shocked and outraged by the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko in London that I feel compelled to comment. Tweet

Posted 25 Nov 2006 in Blog, Energy, Europe, Russia