Earth Policy Release – Fukushima Meltdown Hastens Decline of Nuclear Power

On May 5, 2012, Japan shut down its Tomari 3 nuclear reactor on the northern island of Hokkaido for inspection, marking the first time in over 40 years that the country had not a single nuclear power plant generating electricity. The March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent Fukushima Daiichi nuclear …

Investors question companies on ‘disconnect’ with manufacturers’ carbon stance

Investors question companies on ‘disconnect’ with manufacturers’ carbon stance Investors are challenging companies over their relationships with a trade organisation that is seeking to derail US carbon regulations. More >>> EIB, Commission, Deutsche Bank to seed €800m energy efficiency fund The European Commission, European Investment Bank and Deutsche Bank have …