Fuel for Thought

June 2011
Energy & Environment;2011, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p447
Academic Journal
The article offers information related to energy and environment. It says that tectonic plates moved more than 18 meters because of the 2011 earthquake in Sendai, Japan. It mentions that the European Commission proposed a security measures which reestablishes the credibility of carbon trading on spot market. According to an energy strategy draft of World Bank, hydropower and renewable energy will receive bigger financing from the institution while restrictions wil be imposed on coal projects.


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