Global carbon market value rises 4%

Global carbon market value rises 4% The value of the global carbon market climbed 4% in 2011, despite dramatically lower prices in the largest market in Europe, according to analysis by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon. More >>> Dismal fourth quarter for clean energy investments Clean energy investment slumped in the …

Stern, Wigley among UK Green Investment Bank advisors

Latest News Stern, Wigley among UK Green Investment Bank advisors UK Business Secretary Vince Cable announced on Wednesday the nine members of the panel set up to advise on the creation of the Green Investment Bank. More >>> UN Green Climate Fund ‘headed for failure’ – Bloomberg The Green Climate …

Q2 clean energy investment up 27%

Q2 clean energy investment up 27% The clean energy sector attracted $41.7 billion in new investment in the second quarter of 2011. More >>> ——————————————————————————– UK sets out to reform electricity market, cut carbon The UK government has set out reforms to the electricity market, with the aim of driving …

No nukes, No problem: Germany’s rapid transition to renewables

No nukes, No problem. Germany is proving a rapid transition to renewable energy is possible ClimateProgress.org: 16 May 2011 06:52 AM PDT Within four decades, one of the world?s leading economies will be powered almost entirely by wind, solar, biomass, hydro, and geothermal power. Stephen Lacey: As Germany is showing, …