President of Iceland: Our Clean Energy Economy Helped Us Survive a Financial Crisis

October 20, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: o paisson via Flickr/CC BY Over the last few years, President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson has seen disasters both financial and environmental wrack his tiny island nation of Iceland. The Nordic country was at the center of the economic meltdown in 2007, when each of its three major banks collapsed. Since then, Iceland has made headlines when it nationalized its banks in response to the crash, when a massive volcanic eruption grounded airplanes around the world, and when it became the first nation to be powe… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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President of Iceland: Our Clean Energy Economy Helped Us Survive a Financial Crisis

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