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Tag: Climate Change

Lightyear 0 Solar Car

A Bright Horizon — Global Premiere of the World’s First Solar Car

The global premiere of the first production-ready solar car, a vehicle for change. We believe in a world where driving is clean and effortless. Unrestricted by plug-charging. In 2016, we began building it: a revolutionary electric car, capable of harnessing the sun’s power. Thousands of lightbulb moments brought us here, to its official premiere. A…
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Brazil Amazon

China’s Greater Amazon Footprint

And in Suriname China has become a major stakeholder in the Amazon region’s infrastructure and exports. Its new domestic orientation to ‘ecological civilisation’ brings some hope of greening the trade partnership. Sarita Reed, Lulu Ning Hui/ Anton JieSamFoek Amsterdam, May 17 2022– Chinese investment in Brazil reflects “a marriage of interests”, according to Tulio Cariello, research…
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Big Oil Delays Response to Climate Change

How the Big Oil Industry delays the Response to Climate Change

Part Three examines how the fossil fuel industry worked to delay the transition to renewable energy sources — including by promoting natural gas as a cleaner alternative. More about Big Oil and the Environmental Impact Part One charts the fossil fuel industry’s early research on climate change and investigates industry efforts to sow seeds of…
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Big Oil Part Two Doubt

Doubt – The Power of Big Oil

FRONTLINE examines the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change. This three-part series traces decades of missed opportunities and the ongoing attempts to hold Big Oil to account.

The Power of Big Oil Documentary

The Power of Big Oil – Documentary

FRONTLINE examines the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change in a three-part documentary series. Read also Part II – Doubt

UN question marks over oil and gas extraction

Threat to the Earth from faster warming What now Suriname ? eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, April 5, 2022 — To combat climate change, we must not only rapidly reduce our use of fossil fuels, but also stop investing in new fossil infrastructure. Future emissions from all current projects are already too great to limit global warming to…
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The Global Gateway

Strategic Thinking eyesonsuriname/Anton JieSamFoek Amsterdam, 14 february 2022– The European Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy launched the Global Gateway a few weeks ago. The new European Strategy to boost smart, clean and secure links in digital, energy and transport and strengthen health, education and research systems across the world…
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Climate change

Climate change and sustainable development

Revolution in Suriname ? MIT Technology Review / James Temple Amsterdam, January 6, 2021– No way to escape today.  Whether you are in Timbuktu or Antarctica, but in addition to climate change, a broad sustainable energy – but especially the digital and educational – transformation policy is a necessity for countries that want to experience…
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Suriname Common Future

Reflections about our Common Future

An Eyes on Suriname Special Eyesonsuriname listens to scientist, media- and theaterproducers, authors, and philosophers about important contemporary personal and social questions. The Italian-American economist Mariana Mazzucato thinks and reflects over the question how to adjust our capitalist system.  Anton Foek Amsterdam, December 12, 2021–We ( sic ) have really big problems: lack of sense of…
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Oil Rig

Big Oil has a do-or-die decade ahead because of climate change

The 2020s are poised to be to energy firms what the 2010s were to utilities—disruptive As revolutionary slogans go, it hardly had the resonance of ¡No pasarán! But when Repsol, a Spanish oil company, said in December it would reduce the net carbon footprint of everything it produces to zero within 30 years, it marked the most powerful…
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