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Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

Australia’s climate policy hindering future opportunities

The Australian government’s policy towards climate change is in stark contrast to the rest of the world. Is this policy promising to help bolster a fledging economy or is it

International Natural resources and energy

Four opportunities presented by stabilizing oil prices

The past year has been seen oil prices drop to below $50 per barrel. But now that prices seem to be stabilizing, a number of new trends and investment opportunities

Asia Pacific Economics

Despite tariffs, China pushes photovoltaic manufacturing

Despite the new U.S. anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on their solar products, Chinese photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers enjoy an enormous domestic market supported by government policies. Meanwhile, Beijing’s industrial upgrading agenda

Natural resources and energy Sub-Saharan Africa

Côte d’Ivoire needs natural gas to satisfy electricity demand

As electricity demand is projected to expand beyond Côte d’Ivoire’s existing supply of power generation sources, the country depends on future discoveries of natural gas to meet its domestic growth

Europe Natural resources and energy

Scotland stands to gain from renewable energy projects

Scotland’s renewable energy industry is not only helping it achieve its emissions targets, the large-scale energy projects that are currently underway in Scotland will create jobs, improve infrastructure, and can

Economics Europe

European subsidy cuts deal hard blow to renewables

Europe has proudly led the global pack in renewable energy production for years. But as public and private budgets come under increased pressure, it is increasingly difficult to maintain the hefty

North America Politics

US utility companies push back in net metering battle

Net metering has helped propel the American rooftop solar market. Nevertheless, net metering customers may see less favorable energy policy in the future. With the advent of generous incentives for

Europe Natural resources and energy

Europe moves to reduce energy dependency on Russia

The Ukrainian crisis and sour relations with Russia highlight the need to address the EU’s energy security issues. The recent EU Ypres summit decision might be an important step in

International Natural resources and energy

EU takes steps toward energy independence from Russia

With recent events in Ukraine strongly affecting security relations between the West and Russia, both Brussels and Moscow are increasing efforts to reduce their mutual energy-financial dependency. European energy dependency

Natural resources and energy South and Central Asia

5 energy problems confronting India

India is the world’s fourth largest energy consumer. Its energy needs continue to increase, but national energy shortages and an inadequate energy infrastructure could perpetuate national energy poverty. On March