Month: July 2023

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Annual Utility Decarbonization Report 2022

The Next Generation of Energy Clean energy technologies are central to limiting the impacts of climate change as the world shifts away from emissions-intensive energy sources. Embracing clean energy alternatives means fundamentally changing the way we produce and consume energy—in all its forms. The State of Decarbonization While the ecological, economic, and social risks of…
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Exclusive Interview with Biden, Clinton and Obama Advisor on Climate Change

One of the secrets for success is more and better investments in data and more data. Listen to David J. Hayes in an exclusive one-on-one interview with eyesonindonesia.David J. Hayes is an American attorney and legal scholar who serves in the Biden Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Climate Policy. Hayes has led the White House work on…
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Venezuela’s Oil Industry Is Broken

Now It’s Breaking the Environment Isayen Herrera // Sheyla UrdanetaPhotographs // Adriana Loureiro Fernandez Gas flares and leaking pipelines from Venezuela’s once-booming oil industry, hobbled by U.S. sanctions and mismanagement, are polluting towns and a major lake. Each morning, José Aguilera inspects the leaves of his banana and coffee plants on his farm in eastern Venezuela…
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Forests and climate change

What is the issue?  Forests are a stabilising force for the climate. They regulate ecosystems, protect biodiversity, play an integral part in the carbon cycle, support livelihoods, and supply goods and services that can drive sustainable growth. Forests’ role in climate change is two-fold. They act as both a cause and a solution for greenhouse…
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Indonesia Lobbying

Lobbying a Very Different Job

 eyesonindonesia Brussels, July 19, 2023 — It’s not even that terribly difficult. Anyone who has been paying attention has seen it all happen. Over the past fifteen years in particular, various countries, regions and cities have increasingly started lobbying in Brussels. “For a long time only the large companies, countries and cities had regular lobbyists…
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The savings of our forests

by the Stanford Law School Lab David J. Hayes eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, July 14th 2023 — Forests provide a critically-important nature-based tool to combat the actual climate crisis. During the coming days and weeks eyesonindonesia is addressing the opportunities to deploy climate-smart forestry practices to remove additional quantities of climate-harming carbon from the atmosphere.  The report…
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Reforestation, Capture, Storage, Transportation and Carbon Credits

eyesonindonesia/stanford Amsterdam July 14, 2023—Forests across the globe but of course also across the good old U.S. of A. are major contributors to the fight against climate change, annually removing damaging excess carbon from the atmosphere equivalent to approximately 13 percent of overall U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.  According to a new report published today by Stanford…
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Germany speaks a clear language in China

eyesonindonesia/derspiegel Amsterdam, 14 April 2023 – German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock addressed a number of sensitive topics in a press conference with her Chinese counterpart Qin Gang. She called on China not to supply arms to Russia, nor dual-use goods, which can be used for both civilian and military purposes.Baerbock also raised the question of…
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The economic potential of generative AI

The Economic Potential of generative AI

To grasp what lies ahead requires an understanding of the breakthroughs that have enabledthe rise of generative AI, which were decades in the making. ChatGPT, GitHub Copilot, StableDiffusion, and other generative AI tools that have captured current public attention are theresult of significant levels of investment in recent years that have helped advance machinelearning and…
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