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China’s road towards a low carbon society

China’s road towards a low carbon society

China has upgraded its target for national solar power installations for 2014, raising it to 14GW from 10GW. In 2013 China added 12GW of solar power and doubled its rate of solar installations. Before this, no country had ever added more than 8GW ...

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Water sustainability, a new innovative concept launched

Water sustainability, a new innovative concept launched

I'm often asked how we in DNV GL go about our innovation processes. The answer is quite simple - we have all the processes in place to harvest ideas, screen and prioritize initiative based on a broad range of criteria. However, as I often point out, ...

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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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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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