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Global Energy Investment Fell 12% In 2016

The ECOreport reposts another story of the continued contraction of the fossil fuel sector, Global Energy Investment Fell 12% In 2016

Press Release from the International Energy Agency

Global energy investment fell by 12% in 2016, the second consecutive year of decline, as increased spending on energy efficiency and electricity networks was more than offset by a continued drop in upstream oil and gas spending, according to the International Energy Agency’s annual World Energy Investment report.

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Clean Energy Investments Soared In 2015

The ECOreport looks at a report of shifts in the energy world. While fossil fuels crashed, clean energy investments soared in 2015

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMMore money was invested in renewables ($367 billion US) than in fossil fuels ($253 billion US) in 2015. Developing nations passed developed countries in terms of money invested. Two of the leaders in this trend were China ($110.5 billion US) and India ($10.9 billion US), who were first and fourth in terms of global ranking. Despite intense political conflicts, America and the UK increased their investments 7% and 23% respectively. Overall, Clean Energy Canada’s latest TRACKING THE ENERGY REVOLUTION reports that while fossil fuels crashed, clean energy investments soared in 2015.

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The Other Face of Chinese Development

The ECOreport publishes Part 2 of The 5 Most Attractive Nations for Renewable Investments: The Other Face of Chinese Development

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1There is no modern parallel for the pace of Chinese development. Economically speaking, China was a third world nation only decades ago. Now it has surpassed the US and enters 2015 as the World’s leading economy and biggest polluter. The other face of Chinese development is that it also leads the World in the development of renewable energy.

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The United States, A Nation Divided

The Five Most Attractive Nations For Renewable Investments Part One: The United States, A Nation Divided

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Climate Change is upon us. The signs are everywhere, for anyone not actively denying them. So are the avenues to change our planet for the better, though some nations have not yet resolved to pursue them. So who are the 7 most attractive nations for renewable investments?

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