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The wealth and potential of solar energy

David Bresch, Swiss Re's Global Head Sustainability, talks about the wealth of solar energy and a future that doesn't rely ...

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How food is irrelevant in feeding 9 billion- my perspective

Once upon a time, in ancient India (actually South India), there lived a great Tamil poet and philosopher called Saint ...

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So many issues: isn't it great?

A six-hour bus journey, and your mind does tend to wander. Which is what mine did in early November as ...

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Happy(?) World Fisheries Day

Today is World Fisheries Day. Not sure it's a day to celebrate but it's certainly a good opportunity to reflect ...

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What it will take to become a Type 1 civilization

I've recently watched a very thought-provoking TED Talk by Neill Blomkamp, the young South-African filmmaker who brought us "District 9" ...

STORY URL: TEDxVancouver - Neill Blomkamp - 11/21/09
About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people toget...

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A horse is a horse of course – but where does it come from?

Apart from the famous Mr. Ed, our wise talking horse U.S. TV star, we well know that a horse ...

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The dating dilemma

In the run up to the "Partnering for Food Security" event at Swiss Re's Centre for Global Dialogue in December ...

STORY URL: The Dating Game: Harvard FLPC and NRDC Publish Comprehensive Report on Food Expiration Dates | Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic
http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/foodpolicyinitiative/2013/09/18/the-dating-gameharvard-flpc-and-nrdc-publish-comprehensive-report-on-food-waste/

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Solar ~ Hut(s)

The story is simple - There are very hot sunny days in many parts of the Earth. The question is simple ...

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Launch of agricultural subsidy program in Machakos, Kenya

Speech by H.E. Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua, EBS during the launch of the agricultural subsidy program in Machakos County ...

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We are cheap - at least with food!

Today is Word Food day and the slogan is "Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition". Currently we have ...

STORY URL: Cheap food is an addiction we must break
Tobias Jones: It's easy to make Tesco a pantomime villain, but shoppers and farmers must share the blame

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Happy world food day!

Happy world food day! Today we celebrate global food production, but maybe "celebration" is the wrong word. The world food ...

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Solar Impulse - un moyen extraordinaire...

Bertrand Piccard, initiateur et président du projet Solar Impulse, a trouvé un moyen extraordinaire pour démontrer ce que le courage ...

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Join us in New York and online for Climate Week NYC

Climate Week NYC, marking its 5th anniversary in 2013, is the global summit that has become a key event on ...

STORY URL: Climate Week NYC
Join us for the fifth anniversary of Climate Week NYC. See you there, September 23-29, 2013.

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Re-imagining food

Every year, more than a trillion eggs are laid globally by hens kept in horrific conditions in battery farms. Josh ...

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Goodbye plastic ocean gyres!

My war on plastics began when I first heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Then I found out there ...

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