Latest News for: Offshore policies


Outrage as Italy faces multimillion pound damages to UK oil firm

The Observer 25 Jul 2021
It is also fuelling concern that the UK is particularly exposed to the risk of oil firms suing to prevent green policies, potentially hampering climate action ... Governments are acutely aware of the threat of litigation when developing policy ... Lawyers confirm that governments are acutely aware of the threat of litigation when developing policy.

Michigan has most potential for offshore power generation

Grand Rapids Business Journal 23 Jul 2021
The benefit of offshore wind is that it’s strong and consistent, making it a reliable option that can generate more power than wind over land ... That doesn’t mean all that energy would necessarily be harvested, said Read, who is the Environment America Research & Policy Center’s Go Big on Offshore Wind program associate.

Offshore wind farm compensation 'sounds like bribery'

BBC News 23 Jul 2021
Paying communities compensation for hosting offshore wind farms "sounds like bribery", says a campaigner ... Policy Exchange said "offshore wind wealth funds" should be introduced ... The think tank said without support, offshore wind ... How do offshore wind farms work?.
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In this Sept. 4, 2018, photo, from left, Mohammad, 17, Aryana, 2 1/2 months old, his mother and little brother Amirparsa, 11, are pictured on Nauru. "We were innocent," says Mohammad about himself and other children. "It was not our fault to come out of our countries. It was not our fault to be in Nauru. We need future. We need education. We need to be in a normal place."

For eight years, Australia has been taking refugees as hostages. It’s time to ask: who has benefited?

The Guardian 21 Jul 2021
The offshore detention policy is a combination of hostage-taking, deception, secrecy, corruption, populist propaganda, and of course, systematic torture.

China's Hainan reports H1 foreign trade growth of 46.1%

China Daily 21 Jul 2021
The island province has so far implemented a slew of preferential policies such as visa-free entry and offshore duty-free shopping to boost trade.