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Tag: Sustainability

The Very Best Meat

Out of a Factory eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 25 november 2022–US firm GOOD Meat invited a number of reporters to a tasting of “cultivated chicken” – what the industry is branding lab-grown meat that comes not from a living bird, but from a tank of chicken cells. This was a rare opportunity. Currently, the only place in the…
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The immidiate Future

antonfoek Amsterdam, October 1st 2022– At the age of 57, John B. Goodenough invented the lithium battery which powers all our smart phones, tablets and laptops – as well as electric cars. 37 years later at the age of 94, John has unveiled a new, ultra-efficient, low cost battery which uses a sodium or lithium…
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Kakadu

UN global effort

Agreement to conserve and harness biodiversity. eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, July 18th 2022– Efforts to protect and sustain the natural world are just as crucial as global action on climate change – and are similarly beset by a lack of concerted decision-making. The natural world is in trouble.  Some 40 per cent of the world’s amphibians, 25…
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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