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Dr. Anne Kayem - Inside the Belly of a Search Engine

New free online course “Inside the Belly of a Search Engine”

They have made encyclopedias obsolete: Web search engines like Google or Bing provide us with the information we are looking for at lightning speed. Surveys have shown that every Internet user searches via Google 3 to 4 times a day on average. In total, estimates assume more than 2 trillion search queries* per year, and…
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Decarbonisation

Decarbonisation

Many governments and business leaders have made commitments to reduce carbon emissions in response to the 2015 Paris Agreement. This series covers topics surrounding green energy transition The 2015 Paris Agreement is a historic agreement between world governments to reduce carbon emissions in order to combat the effects of climate change. As a result, many…
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Singapore’s new carbon exchange traded 12,000 tonnes of emissions on its first trading day betting on the growth of an industry.

Singapore’s new carbon exchange

Amsterdam, 22 sept 2023 — Singapore’s new carbon exchange traded 12,000 tonnes of emissions on its first trading day as the city-state bets on the growth of an industry that has been slammed for corporate greenwashing. Chevron, Vitol, Standard Chartered and China’s CICC on Wednesday traded credits on Climate Impact X, which is hoping to…
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French Total planning to drill for gas off shore Tierra del Fuego

French Total planning to drill for gas off shore Tierra del Fuego

The US$ 700 million project is expected to produce some 10 million cubic meters of natural gas per day, representing 8% of Argentina’s total production France’s Total Vice-president said the company will start drilling at the Fenix field off the southern Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego in March 2024 and expects to start production the following November.  The US$ 700 million…
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A conversation with H.E. Chandrikapersad Santokhi, president of Suriname, chair of the Caribbean Community

A conversation with H.E. Chandrikapersad Santokhi, president of Suriname, chair of the Caribbean Community

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are on the frontlines of the impacts of climate change, the energy crisis, inflation, and food insecurity. Inflation has reached more than 6 percent, electricity costs for Caribbean citizens are double the average for US citizens, and climate change is expected to cost the region almost $22 billion annually by 2050.…
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Rethinking Integrity in the Voluntary Carbon Market

Rethinking Integrity in the Voluntary Carbon Market

From Crisis to Confidence by Eftimiya Salo The Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) has been recognized as a powerful tool for climate change mitigation by supporting corporate climate targets in addition to deep emission cuts aligned with a 1.5-degree trajectory. However, with great power comes significant responsibility, and unfortunately, the current state of the VCM falls…
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Seedorf at only 16! years of age, entering the 1st team of a European giant like Ajax.

From Crisis to Confidence

Rethinking Integrity in the Voluntary Carbon Market Systemic flaws in the carbon market The VCM is riddled with a lack of transparency and robust quality standards. Various independent investigations have revealed that the market is flooded with low-quality credits with little to no impact on the climate. The Compensate Foundation has reached the same conclusion…
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Environment at a Glance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Environment at a Glance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Spotlight on Climate Change Environment at a Glance in Latin America and the Caribbean: Spotlight on climate change presents the progress made by countries in the region in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving air quality and protecting natural habitats. It describes the level of exposure to climate-related hazards and some of the main policy instruments…
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Apache LNG Suriname

Apache Says Talks Advancing on Floating LNG Site Between Guyana, Suriname

By Mitchell Ferman Apache Corp., confident in its oil discovery with TotalEnergies SE off Suriname’s coast, is pursuing further discussions for a floating liquefied natural gas site in cooperation with neighboring Guyana, an Apache executive told analysts and investors. Natural gas is a byproduct of oil production that companies handle in a variety of ways. Apache plans in…
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Suriname and climate change

Suriname and climate change

Pivotal role eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 14 september 2023 — Marciano Dasai, Minister of Spatial Planning and the Environment in Suriname, made it clear during a presentation at the Cabinet of the President that Suriname could become an important player in the short term and earn from carbon credits.  Minister Dasai has pointed out that Suriname has…
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