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Posts posted in January 2014

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What does the new EU climate targets mean?

What does the new EU climate targets mean?

The European Commission outlined its plans for a climate and energy policy towards 2030 at a press conference in Brussels last week. The Commissioners want a binding target to reduce carbon emissions by 40% from 1990 levels. Furthermore, renewable ...

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One "clean" trillion dollar needed - annually!

To keep global temperature rise under 2?C, the level deemed vital by scientists to avoid a global climate catastrophe, some $36 trillion, or $1 trillion annually, is needed in clean energy investment by 2050, according to a 2012 report of the Interna ...

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Will Ed-Tech drive Sustainability?

Will Ed-Tech drive Sustainability?

I was at a conference the other day where "Learning" was the key topic. NHO, The Confederation of Norwegian Enteprise, had their annual meeting gathering Norwegian leaders from business, politics and academia. Exploring questions like, how do we lear ...

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Plastic Takes Over the Oceans

Plastic Takes Over the Oceans

Next week, on January 17, Hawaii will implement their ban on plastic bags. A few other countries have implemented similar regulations. I still remember when China did it back in 2008. I was living in China at that time and from one day to the next ...

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