Spain and Germany both subsidise coal mining as well as solar energy. Schizophrenia?
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 […]
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?