Sunday, July 24, 2011

Gateway to the UN' Systems Works on Climate Change

Global investments in green investments on the rise.

Global investment in green energy rose by 32 per cent last year, driven largely by wind farms in China and small-scale solar panels on rooftops in Europe, the United Nations Environment Programme said in a new report on renewable energy trends. Investors put a record $211 billion into renewable energy projects last year, about a third more than the $160 billion invested in 2009, and a 540 per cent rise since 2004, according to the report, “Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011.” More >>>