There were as many opinions about what took place in Copenhagen last December 2009, as there were participants. Even more.

In a world plagued by the effects of climate change, ocean iron fertilization and other geoengineering techniques1 could help to respond and adapt to this global environmental crisis.

Construction may soon begin on the West Seti Hydroelectric Project (WSHP) in the western region of Nepal. The 750-megawatt facility, which will produce power primarily for export to India, involves construction of a 195-meter high dam on the Seti River that will inundate over 2000 hectares of land.

In the lead-up to the climate change negotiations that are scheduled to take place in Copenhagen towards the end of 2009, pursuant to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and in order to reach agreement on a post-Kyoto Protocol international climate change regime, many countries around the globe are considering the options available to them to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emis

The Copenhagen Climate Conference and its Copenhagen Accord have generally been regarded by the press as a failure. I think this is a very unfortunate mischaracterization. The conference was a failure only in not achieving binding commitments to reduce global greenhouse gas emission levels sufficient to meet the requirements identified by the some 3,000

Energy markets are undergoing major change. They have to cope with a new economic environment and, at the same time, a new energy context. Indeed, on the one hand, energy markets are undergoing deregulation with the aim of opening them to competition. They are also submitted to priva-tisation policies, which progressively detach them from the government’s hold.