With the Climate Change Summit opening in
The Kenyan government has announced that it will set up a $2 billion revolving fund to lend to those investing in green electricity generating projects.
The Chinese government has unveiled firm targets for curbing its carbon footprint for the first time, and it confirmed that China will be represented by the Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao at the Copenhagen climate talks.
The European marine energy industry is still weathering storms unleashed by the global economic crisis.
Wind power in reached a new record during 8 th November, providing at its peak 53.7 per cent of ’s total electricity demand, 10.7 per cent greater than the previous record set in November 2008.
The EU is to try and revive the faltering attempts to reach a global deal on climate change by pledging billions of dollars in financial support for developing countries.
The European Commission’s recent publication proposing massive spending by the 27 EU countries on wind and solar energy, carbon capture and nuclear power could result in billions of dollars going to European universities and research institutions over the next 10 years.
A joint European-US energy council to coordinate policy on both sides of the Atlantic is expected to begin work in November, according to a US official.