Tough times, tough actions - time for a greentech patent amnesty?

Guest Blog by Barry Johnston

Given the increasing 6 degrees threat of global warming, and its appalling consequences, should there now be a global patent amnesty? Might it accelerate the worldwide rollout of clean and renewable energy technologies, along the lines of the medical patent amnesties granted to developing countries?

This idea would need to gain...Continue reading here

Share this article

More services


This article is featured in:
Bioenergy  •  Energy storage including Fuel cells  •  Geothermal  •  Other marine energy and hydropower  •  Photovoltaics (PV)  •  Policy, investment and markets  •  Solar electricity  •  Solar heating and cooling  •  Wave and tidal energy  •  Wind power