Monthly Archives: November 2010

Germany Leads With Its Goal of 100 Percent Renewable Energy



Germany is demonstrating steady progress in unshackling itself from fossil fuel dependence by converting to renewable energy sources. But the government’s delay in phasing out large, highly profitable nuclear power stations will slow investment in fledgling solar and wind industries – adding more uncertainty to the globe’s energy future.


Iran’s Global Ambitions – III



In the third and final article of this YaleGlobal series on Iran’s ambitions, Bruce Stokes reports on a survey in 22 nations by the German Marshall Fund, including questions on Iran. The survey reveals emerging consensus opposed to Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, but also divisions among and within nations on how to respond to the defiance, including doubts over US handling of the issue.