Where the Wind Blows: Renewables in Europe
Progress outpaces U.S., but political storm clouds gather over southern Europe.
Spain Set to Cut Budget Amid Demonstrations
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy hoped the cuts would enable Spain to avoid conditions imposed on a possible bank bailout.
Italy May Ask for Aid
Proof that the eurozone debt crisis is far from over came as Prime Minister Mario Monti of Italy said he might look for financial help from the rescue fund to shore up the country’s bonds.
Southern Eurozone’s Woes Simmer On
Despite a weekend bailout for Spain’s banking sector that was meant to reassure investors, markets continued to punish the southern eurozone.
France, Germany Talk Growth as Greece Teeters
The newly elected French president, Francois Hollande, met with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany to discuss the possibility of growth measures as they sought a way out of the Greek debt debacle.