2013 World Happiness Report

There is now a rising worldwide demand that policy be more closely aligned with what really matters to people as they themselves characterize their lives. More and more world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and British Prime Minister David Cameron, are talking about the …

Solar: A Solution to Worldwide Electricity Needs

Solar: A Solution to Worldwide Electricity Needs by Lindsay Morris, Associate Editor, Power Engineering Magazine | September 18, 2012 | Post Your Comment Did you know that the United Nations declared 2012 “International Year of Sustainable Energy for All” (SE4ALL)? During a Wednesday morning session of SPI, speakers from the …

Germany To Phase Out Nuclear Power; US Could (in theory) Do Same

Published on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 by Associated Press Germany To Phase Out Nuclear Power; US Could Do Same In their White House press conference Tuesday, President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood together on topics ranging from the global economy to Libya. Cooling towers of the nuclear power …

Association of German utility companies calls for abolishing nuclear power by 2020

By Associated Press, Friday, April 8 http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/association-of-german-utility-companies-calls-for-abolishing-nuclear-power-by-2020/2011/04/08/AFfZF82C_story.html BERLIN — Germany’s utility companies want “swift and complete” abolishment of nuclear power in the wake of the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima reactors, says their umbrella organization. The technology should be phased out by 2020 or at the latest by 2023, the German …