Japan 2020 Climate Target “Very Difficult” to Meet: Minister

Japan will unlikely be able to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25 percent under 1990 levels by 2020, Environment Minister Goshi Hosono said Friday, the clearest sign yet that the world’s number four emitter will have to renege on its 2009 emissions cut pledge. http://www.pointcarbon.com/news/1.1935357   EU leaders set to …

Green Investment Bank Summit II

Green Investment Bank Summit II Monday 13th June 2011 To view the video highlights of this event, click here. Elizabeth Rigby, Chief Political Correspondent at the FT welcomed attendees and thanked the event sponsors, Linklaters and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Lord Green, Minister of State for BIS, opened the …

World’s Wealthiest Richer than Before Credit Crunch!

hat tip to Barry Ritholtz! World Wealth Report reveals soaring numbers of rich individuals in Asia Pacific region – but slower growth in Britain We are not all in this together. The UK economy is flat, the US is weak and the Greek debt crisis, according to some commentators, is …