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Guernsey’s banking, investment & insurance know-how provides one- stop shop for cleantech industry

October 26th, 2012 by Christopher Hopson

Guernsey has embarked on a strong push to position itself as a ‘one-stop shop’ to finance clean-energy technologies and renewables projects around the world – particularly for wind and solar. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, which represents the local finance industries, tells Recharge there has been an increase over the past few […]

Peeking at Peak Oil by Kjell Aleklett

June 1st, 2012 by Springer

What happens when a handful of the world’s largest oil fields— accounting for two-thirds of the world’s oil—run dry? What are the implications of such a prospect for food production, economic growth and ultimately, global security? In his book, Peeking at Peak Oil physicist Kjell Aleklett explores the science and consequences behind the sobering reality […]