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Tag: Sustainability

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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Monique Pool

Suriname: Economic Development and Wildlife Conservation

Monique Pool – Funder of Green Fund Heritage Suriname Here is my chat with Monique Pool, the founder of Green Heritage Fund Suriname. We talked about everything from economic development to how urbanization is affecting the country’s wildlife. Monique told me that Suriname is one of the 3 carbon negative countries (along with Butan and…
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Estonian President Alar Karis

Estonian President Alar Karis

Make green thinking and resilience a guiding, digital principle  eyesonsuriname Tallinn/Amsterdam, 11 May 2022–The President of Estonia Alar Karis emphasized the need to keep resilience and green thinking in mind, addressing international digital leaders at the e-Governance Conference in Tallinn on 11 May 2022. According to President Karis, the examples from Ukraine and Tonga should…
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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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Guyana Petroleum Exploitation

Guyana exploiting petroleum resources

Developing a new and modern economy  eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, March 18th 2022– IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone said Guyana should be more like Norway and not stall social, economic, cultural and creative developments like in the Middle East or Africa Committing to help the country develop its oil and gas resources while simultaneously transitioning to clean energy,…
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Suriname New Economy

Suriname: challenge to create a new, modern economy.

The first steps. by Anthony Caram Amsterdam, February 21st 2022– Deep changes are needed, because we are confronted with obstacles and bottlenecks in every area. Therefore, the emphasis should gradually be placed on sustainable production and export growth, controlled consumption at more realistic prices, as well as more balanced budgetary and monetary relations. Prosperity growth…
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