With a budget of over fifty billion dollars will the Sochi winter Olympics really be the greenest games ever?

In the run up to the winter Olympics the Russian government made some big claims about making the games carbon neutral and living up to the highest environmental standards. Huge sums of money have been committed to exploiting the host regions potential for sustainable energy generation as well as sustained efforts to offset the carbon …

Offshore Wind Turbines – A financial cash cow or a political real world energy solution.

Would it be considered fair for the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, to cut down the pensions of the poor while making an offer to the Duke of Roxburghe of around a million pounds a year just to let the wind industry flourish? Would it also be considered fair to make an offer of …

United Nations Climate Chief calls for the tripling of clean energy investment

The Climate Chief of the United Nations, Christiana Figueres has stated that around $1 trillion is required every year in terms of investment in the renewable energy sector. She has urged financial institutions from all over the globe to increase their investments to reach a sum of $1 trillion every year, which is the only …