Publications tagged with : Energy
Editor's note: Each type of power generation entails trade-offs, writes Andrew Brandler, CEO of CLP Holdings, a leading investor-operator of power assets in the Asia-Pacific region. Factors such as cost, availability of technology, carbon-emission [more] intensity, scale of electricity output, and acceptance by the community have to be weighed. Devising energy policy and making investment decisions necessitates a long-term view, which in turn requires responsible leadership from governments, businesses and civil society.
Editor’s note: The true significance of the recent Rio+20 conference on sustainable development lies not in the outcome document, which modifies certain provisions of the 1992 Rio Declaration, but in the new direction the gathering has provided [more] to global governance, says guest contributor Mukul Sanwal, who represented India at the first Rio “Earth Summit”.
Editor’s note: It may seem paradoxical for an economy to pursue an industrial strategy in order to go “green”, but that is the approach of South Korea, writes John Mathews of LUISS Guido Carli University, in Rome, and Macquarie University, in Sydney. [more]He also identifies similarities with China’s determination to transition from a “brown” to a “green” economy.