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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
IEA’s Didier Houssin: the world’s energy future is not hopeless
The International Energy Agency's director of sustainable energy policy has some gloomy predictions yet still a bit of hope.
The legacy of Fukushima: Two years on
The Fukushima nuclear disaster continues to galvanize a global movement towards renewable energy, but will Japan commit to a zero nuclear future?
Policy innovation for technology diffusion: Japanese renewable energy
Japan's experience with renewable energy illustrates the political dimension of policy innovation.
The role of climate protection in reconciliation
In Bosnia-Herzegovina, exploiting green energy potential will mitigate climate change and create jobs, but could also reduce ethnic tensions.
Small islands push for new energy
Small islands seek to slash or eliminate fossil fuel use and related pollution, while increasing energy security, employment and economic and social well-being.
Orkney, leader in green energy, launches wave power competition
With wave and tidal power, Scotland's Orkney Islands will meet demand with 100% renewable energy.
India: Forget the grid, community power is here
A new era of entrepreneurs in India have begun a revolutionary effort to deliver energy access via off grid cell phone towers.
Big picture policy responses to peak oil
Four policy scenarios to guide societies trying to respond to the implications of peak oil (and climate change).
Converting geothermal knowledge into megawatts
A Ph.D. Fellow at the UNU Geothermal Training Programme explains why geothermal energy is key for developing nations like hers.
Sustainable energy for all
The United Nations General Assembly has declared that 2012 is the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All.
Unity and warmth for Japan’s tsunami survivors
A recovery assistance project is using clean energy to help rebuild the lives of those affected by the Tohoku disaster.
Wind promises to power Kenya’s growth
Journalist and filmmaker Evelyn Kahungu visited the shores of Lake Turkana to investigate plans to build Africa’s biggest wind farm.
Debate 2.0: Can creating a green economy redeem the 1%?
Might the Occupy Wall Street public sentiment convince big investors to back clean energy and low-carbon tech?
Fukushima gives renewable energy a chance
Activists hope the current power saving mood among the Japanese public will translate into strong support for a switch away from nuclear to renewable energy.
Wind industry sees big potential for little turbines
Wind turbines are getting bigger and bolder, but those small enough for backyards or rooftops could potentially slash more emissions.
IPCC says renewable energy can power the world
A new UN report says renewables could supply 80% of the world's energy, If governments pursue the right policies.
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