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Renewable energy sector, as sun and wind, employs more and more people and this is just the start.


According to a report by Allen & York, the 9.4 million includes 2.8 million in solar PV, 1.6 million in liquid biofuels and 1 million in wind, reflecting a “5% increase in 2015 and confirms the strength of this relatively new industry.”

When it comes to fossil fuels versus renewables, there’s no contest. Clean energy is our fastest path to a booming, prosperous economy for all of us. The next time you’re confronted with the White House’s alternative facts on coal, oil and job creation, arm yourselves with this info instead.

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CREDIT: GTM Research

The report states that China, Brazil, the United States, India, Japan and Germany currently have the most renewable energy jobs.  Europe still has a strong renewables market, it says, despite the withdrawal of subsidies in the UK for new wind and solar developments.  Germany, Spain, the UK, France and Italy “lead the field in installed wind capacity across Europe”, and the solar marketplace has “grown by 15% of installed capacity in 2015”, prompting  SolarEurope to describe Europe as the most “solarized continent”.
 

Continue reading Renewable energy sector, as sun and wind, employs more and more people and this is just the start.

Vers une recrudescence d’une nouvelle guerre froide.


Les “28” pays d’OTAN ont décidé, à Varsovie en Pologne le 8-9 Juillet, d’entretenir le climat de ” nouvelle guerre froide” à l’égard de la Russie en ajoutant des nouvelles zones de frottement des deux forces près de la frontière russe. Continue reading Vers une recrudescence d’une nouvelle guerre froide.

Europe’s Rule-of-Law Crisis


By Guy Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister, is President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Group (ALDE) in the European Parliament.

From the rubble of two world wars, European countries came together to launch what would become the world’s largest experiment in unification and cooperative, shared sovereignty. But, despite its impressive achievements over the decades, the European project now risks disintegration. Continue reading Europe’s Rule-of-Law Crisis

A Network of Russian Veins of Influence : Gas Pipelines of the European Continent


 

By South Front Global Research, August 22, 2015 , Companies’ sources (data from websites accordingly) and EIA.

Natural gas has limited and expensive transport options. As a result, natural gas pipelines are constantly used as a tool of  political pressure and bargaining.

One of the most notable battlefields is the European continent, where Russia has exerted its influence through an intricate network of pipelines.

This article presents information on fourteen European pipeline networks. Continue reading A Network of Russian Veins of Influence : Gas Pipelines of the European Continent