CNBC's Steve Sedgwick spoke to Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, special advisor to HSBC's Group Chairman on Economic Development and Climate Change at the World Future Energy Summit Monday.
The World Future Energy Summit kicked off in Abu Dhabi Monday. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick spoke to Dr Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The fundamental case behind renewable energy remains strong despite the financial crisis, Frank Mastiaux, CEO of E.ON Climate & Renewables, told CNBC Monday.
Governments need to take more initiative in facilitating the usage coal as a renewable energy source, says Preston Chiaro, chief executive of energy at Rio Tinto. He speaks more to CNBC's Stephen Sedgwick about his company's view of the merits and viability of coal from the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.
The following is a list of oil prices needed for the nations to avoid having a budget deficit in 2008 and 2009 (as compiled by the IMF).
Surging energy and metal prices made Moscow the billionaire capital of the world. Now oil prices are plunging and stock prices are in freefall. Can Russia withstand economic collapse?