Could Japan scrap off its nuclear reactors?

The recent earthquake-tsunami in Japan has brought many changes in the thinking patterns of the Japanese government regarding the future of energy sources that the Japanese economy has to depend on. The nuclear reactors that have been destroyed due to the tsunami could become detrimental regarding the future of energy sources in Japan. Indeed, such catastrophes can well bring even the strongest...
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Alternative energy investments for sustainable development in Portugal

Countries across the world have realized the importance of alternative energy investments, and kicked off 2011 with a large number of alternative energy projects. Portugal, planning to reduce its dependence on fossil fuel sources, has placed itself at the forefront of worldwide demand for sustainable economic development based on alternative sources of energy. More commonly, Portugal is...
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Alaska receiving tangled views over Oil Investment

The oil presence benefitting the 49th state makes it more difficult to perceive Alaska as a site for lucrative oil investment. Already a battle is going on over this perception. This statement has led to a civil discussion which focuses at proving that Alaska doesn’t stand in the way of competition on a world stage. A spokesperson for local industry giant Repsol, remarked in a recent press...
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Challenges faced by the United States energy investment sector

Many people across the United States invest money in the real estate sector and they do not show enough interest towards investments in energy. Merrill Lynch analyst Francisco Blanch recently articulated that the main reason for the current economic crisis in the United States is related to this. Further, he mentioned that the primary function of financial markets in the global economy is to...
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