The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, Greentech

Since the devastating nuclear desaster in Japan, countries all over the world are questioning their nuclear policies and discussing methods of alternative, renewable energy generation. Japan, a nation with an enormous need of energy, is now searching for a viable concept for an exit from nuclear energy based exclusively on …

Carbon recovers, but it’s ‘tin-hat time’ for skittish market

kristy Green Prosperity

Carbon recovers, but it’s ‘tin-hat time’ for skittish market Europe’s carbon market has recovered from its precipitate fall on Friday – exacerbated, traders believe, by ‘stop-loss’ triggers being hit – but watchers expect to see more volatility, with risks of a further decline in prices. More >>> £7bn windfall for …

Japan: Prime Minister Kan slams nuclear energy, goes green

kristy Trendspotting

Kan slams nuclear energy, goes green http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201105110158.html The Asahi Shimbun, English Web Edition, May 12, 2011 Prime Minister Naoto Kan said his administration intends to dump plans to get half of the nation’s future energy needs from nuclear power and instead place greater reliance on renewable energy sources. “I believe …