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Cancun Climate Summit 2010 – China’s Achievements in Renewable Energy

Cancun Climate Summit, Mexico, December 2010 – A Chinese Government representative discusses China’s achievements in Renewable Energy provision. They rank number one in the world in Windpower, Hydropower and Nuclear Power installations. Their capacity in Solar generation accounts for half of the installations worldwide at 800MW and their Nuclear Power ...

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Helen Zille – Sustainable Development

Helen Zille, Premier of Western Cape speaks about Africa having leapfrogged the industrial revolution and headed straight for sustainable technology. Innovations coming out of Africa are excellent for combating the problems that have arisen from the Industrial Revolution in the rest of the world.

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COP 21 Power Africa – US Agency for International Development

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Power Africa has partnered with African governments, to double access to clean energy using new technologies. Also partnered with the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the Government of Sweden, the European Union, the African Union, the United Nation’s ...

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COP 21 World Bio-energy Association – Renewable Energy

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: We cannot reduce our carbon energy system in the next 5-10 years due to the infrastructure already in place and additional infrastructure being constructed now. We are installing 30-40 GW per year and can increase this to 100 GW ...

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COP 21 Isis Alvarez – Global Forest Coalition

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Isis Alvarez works for the Global Forest Coalition – a group of social movements, NGOs and Indigenous People’s Organisations, which protects indigenous people’s rights when international forestry policies destroy livelihoods.

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COP 21 Brighter Green – Meat as a driver of Deforestation

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Executive Director of Brighter Green, Mia MacDonald, and Associate Wanqing Zhou presents a film narrated by Wen Bo of the Global Exploration Fund, on the increased demand for meat in China since the 1990s and the introduction of western ...

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COP 21 Deforestation and Beef Production in South America

The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Presentation on market driven, export driven beef and soybean production in South America leading to large-scale deforestation to create farms and cattle ranches. Most emissions (70%) are due to the deforestation and change in land-use with only 20% due ...

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