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The following has been submitted to Blogactiv by Eberhard Rhein. After the meeting of the 17 major emitter countries in London October 18-19 it becomes possible to venture prognostics on the results of the Copenhagen Climate Conference due to start in 50 days. The parties will not sign a comprehensive new climate treaty, as many… » read more

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(This is the fifth of six chapters in Eberhard Rhein’s Malta lecture series.) The technologies for generating low or zero-carbon energy exist. But will they be applied? Not only marginally but at the global scale required to successfully mitigate climate change? That depends essentially on the type of incentives governments offer. Without much higher prices… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein