02 Apr '11, 5am

U.S. drops to third in clean energy investment and other environmental news

NRDC has been working in China for over twelve years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental governance and public participation, and green supply chain issues. This China Environmental News Alert is a weekly compilation of news from around the world on China and the environment. March 25, 2011 – April 1, 2011 U.S. drops to 3rd in clean-energy investment: Pew Reuters (March 29, 2011) A new report by the Pew Charitable Trust has reported that the United States ranked third in private clean energy investment behind China and Germany. The report said a lack of minimum clean energy requirements have slowed investments. Despite the drop in rankings, the U.S. still ranked first in energy efficiency investments at $3.3 billion. Solar Farms Gain Priority in China as Atomic Goal Cut After Japan Accident Bloomberg (March 31, 201...

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