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Understanding more about Iceland’s energy system

World Bulletin writes a good article about the importance placed on renewable energy. This is important for a country that has the highest per capita consumption of electricity. 371 more words

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Abandon this senseless technology forcing -- Adopt a technology-neutral CO2 abatement mechanism

It is correct that all energy sources receive some form of subsidization, but it is the relative magnitude that is in question here. In the link you provided, renewables received 12.2 G$ from 2002-2008 while fossil fuels received 70.2 G$.

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New government, old challenges in natural resource management

By Fitrian Ardiansyah, published in Coal Asia, August 17 – September 20, 2014, page 142-143

for the pdf version (9.8MB), please see: Opinion Fitrian Ardiansyah_CoalAsia_AugSep2014… 1,207 more words

Deforestation

The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 2

This is a sequel to The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 1, where I promised to look at the relative nuclear support amongst print and TV media, scientists and the public. 729 more words

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India-Japan: Exploratory partnership?

Japan is not unfamiliar with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his upcoming state-visit to Tokyo is perceived internationally, especially in the Asian political theater, as a move to further strengthen the Indo-Japanese strategic alliance on various levels. 458 more words

Bedenkingen bij een nakend stroomtekort

Below you can find an interview in English about the Belgian situation

De angst voor een tekort aan stroom beheerst de krantenpagina’s. Terecht, want het stilleggen van drie kerncentrales maakt de kans op een (tijdelijk) deficit een stuk groter. 2,416 more words

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