Tag Archive for 'China'

Netherlands and China to research and exploit Dynamic Tidal Power

October 5th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Dutch and the Chinese are known for their massive landscape altering projects. China’s Three Gorges Dam is a massive engineering feat, and the Dutch have reclaimed large tracts of land from the sea, and engineered massive levees and dikes to protect low-lying land. Now the two nations have signed a deal to develop and […]

UN reports global shift towards a low-carbon resource-efficient and socially inclusive green future

November 20th, 2011 by United Nations Environment Programme

A UN report, Towards a Green Economy: Pathways for Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication, demonstrates that governments and businesses alike are taking steps to accelerate a global shift towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive green future. From China to Barbados, Brazil to South Africa, countries are developing Green Economy strategies and activities to spur […]

Global clean energy investment reached $243 billion in 2010 with over 22 percent of global total invested in China

April 2nd, 2011 by The Pew Charitable Trusts

Global clean energy finance and investment grew significantly in 2010 to $243 billion, a 30 percent increase from the previous year. China, Germany, Italy and India were among the nations that most successfully attracted private investments, according to new research released by The Pew Charitable Trusts.