CBD COP11: Clean energy must not be at cost of ecosystems

CBD COP11 (10/10/12): Motoshi Tomita, Research Scientist, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI) explains why clean energy is not always good for ecosystems if the proper protections are not put in place.

With Japan’s energy profile shifting dramatically in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, the rush for renewables cannot go wholly unchecked.