Green Energy
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Business ingenuity for a low-carbon world

Many look towards Silicon Valley for the next breakthrough in low-carbon energy. There is much excitement around Google’s energy kite and Elon Musk’s pledge to solve southern Australia’s power shortage with solar batteries. Other solutions are in still in their infancy: solar geo-engineering, or ocean fertilisation to promote algae CO2 absorption. For these technologies, unforeseen… Read article ›

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  • After Paris
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Can the Paris Agreement make history for Germany?

French President François Hollande was correct when he said “L’histoire arrive, l’histoire est là” at the conclusion of the Climate Change Conference on 12 December in Paris.  Both the conference and the decisions adopted there could be historic. After twenty years of negotiations, 195 states have made a unanimous and legally-binding commitment to undertake everything… Read article ›

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  • After Paris
  • Greener Europe

How the EU’s experience can help climate-policy newcomers meet their Paris pledges

Over the past two decades, the European Union has gained vital experience putting in place a coherent policy mix to address climate change. With more and more countries making policy pledges ahead of December’s COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, Europe is in a position to share that experience with countries just beginning… Read article ›