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Iceland Seeks to Cash In On Its Abundant Renewable Energy

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Still reeling from recent financial crises, Iceland is hoping to use its bountiful sources of geothermal and hydroelectric energy to help boost its economy

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Susanne R (235)
Sunday October 6, 2013, 8:36 pm
The last paragraph of the article sums it up very nicely:

"While tiny Iceland is unlikely to become a global renewable energy powerhouse, the world could learn from the resourcefulness of this remote northern island. Banking on sustainable power could both shore up its sagging economy and help build a bridge to a fossil-fuel-free future."

Past Member (0)
Monday October 7, 2013, 4:23 am

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday October 7, 2013, 5:32 am

Past Member (0)
Monday October 7, 2013, 5:56 am
Stop exploiting our home

Theodore Shayne (56)
Monday October 7, 2013, 6:31 am
I'd be very careful with harvesting geo thermal energy.

. (0)
Monday October 7, 2013, 7:43 am
Good for them! Thanks for sharing, Cal.

lee e (114)
Monday October 7, 2013, 9:27 am
right you are Susanne - we could definitely learn a lot about Iceland's priorities and the way it stimulated its economy after devastation! - of course - while it's still called Iceland and not Greenland II

S S (0)
Monday October 7, 2013, 2:08 pm
Thank you.

Kathleen R (138)
Monday October 7, 2013, 3:00 pm
Noted & read

Birgit W (160)
Monday October 7, 2013, 3:47 pm
Thanks for the article.

Mary Donnelly (47)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 4:43 pm
Great news.
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