European legal framework favours green technology
- RENEWABLE ENERGY LESSONS: Europe Can Teach U.S. // Pollution Engineering;Apr2002, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p24
Highlights the commitment of the European Union in promoting renewable energy. Use of wind energy in European nations; Compliance of Ireland with the Kyoto Protocol; Plan of BP and Chevron Texaco companies to construct a shoreline wind farm.
- Better Investments Than A Flawed Kyoto. Arnold, Frank S. // Environmental Forum;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p16
Proposes the investment of the international community to long-term initiatives on greenhouse gas mitigation as an alternative to the Kyoto Protocol. Claims on the environmental importance of the Kyoto Protocol; Costs of compliance with Kyoto Protocol; Investments in projects concerning clean...
- Dirty dealing. Pearce, Fred // New Scientist;11/13/99, Vol. 164 Issue 2212, p12
Reports on international climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany where delegates debated how industrialized countries wil be given credit towards emission targets agreed to in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Investment in clean energy in developing countries; Depletion of funding for the introduction of...
- THE CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM: RENEWABLE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FOR CHINA AND AN EMPTY PROMISE FOR AFRICA. Cicale, Nicholas J. // Connecticut Journal of International Law;Fall2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p253
The article presents a vital assessment of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), an international mitigation policy designed to lower greenhouse gas emissions. It explores several United Nations (UN) agencies involved in the CDM projects and details the environmental and social aspects of ten...
- What Makes Greenhouse Sense? Schelling, Thomas C. // Foreign Affairs;May/Jun2002, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p2
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- The Year in Green Politics. Martin, Sam // Mother Earth News;Dec99/Jan2000, Issue 177, p12
Deals with legislation for environmental conservation in the United States for the year 1999. Decision by the US Senate on the budget of the Forest Service; Congress' decision on the Kyoto protocol; Amount asked by US President Bill Clinton to Congress for his land conservation and recreation...
- Aggressive action needed if Kyoto targets to be met. // OECD Observer;Jan2001, Issue 224, p11
Focuses on the plan of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Countries to meet the Kyoto Protocol targets for reduction of greenhouse emissions. Increase of the fossil fuels; Emphasis of the international trade in energy.
- The real path to green energy: Hybrid nuclear-renewable power. Forsberg, Charles // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov2009, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p65
A targeted use of nuclear power could solve the major problems of renewable energy sources by providing carbon-emission-free power for biofuel refineries and backup energy for solar, wind, and other renewable sources.
- EU BIOFUELS POLICY�RAISING THE QUESTION OF WTO COMPATIBILITY. Switzer, Stephanie; McMahon, Joseph A // International & Comparative Law Quarterly;Jul2011, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p713
Governments intervene in the energy sector using a variety of measures to pursue a range of objectives, from security of supply and energy efficiency to environmental protection. Recent concerns about the impact of fossil fuels on climate change have resulted in the increasing promotion of...