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Rio Grande do Sul: What Will We Learn from This Historic Tragedy?

Dr. Edivando Vitor do Couto/ eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 24 May 2024–Writing another piece about the historic tragedy in Rio Grande do Sul is challenging due to its complexity and the profound impact it has had on all of us. This tragedy affected all layers of society, from the richest to the poorest, regardless of color, sexual…
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Belém, Para, Brazil, center of bioeconomy Amazonia

Belém, Pará, Brazil, center of bioeconomy Amazonia

For a year, the center of the climate world eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 24 april 2024– In 2025, the climate summit, COP30, will be organized in Belém.  Why it is so special that it takes place there and why a visit by agricultural and nature organizations before the COP is worthwhile. The Dutch LNV is committed to…
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Insights from Nobel Laureate John Clauser

Navigating the Climate Change Debate:

Insights from Nobel Laureate John Clauser eyesonindonesia 1. The Controversial Standpoint Challenging the Consensus In a world grappling with the urgency of climate change, Nobel Prize winner Dr. John Clauser has emerged as a contrarian voice. His assertion—that there is no climate crisis—has sparked heated debates and raised eyebrows among scientists, policymakers, and concerned citizens…
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What Every Leader Needs to Know About Carbon Credits

What Every Leader Needs to Know About Carbon Credits

In the absence of government regulations requiring dramatic reductions of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are causing climate change, a growing number of companies are adopting “net zero” targets. More than one third of the world’s 2,000 largest publicly held companies have declared net zero targets according to Net Zero Tracker, a database compiled by a collaboration…
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Progress in Climate Conference

Progress in Climate Conference

Dubai COP 28 eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, December 21st 2023 –Far more than six months before COP28, the annual global climate meeting, which is in progress in Dubai, the country was already awash in environmental hype.  On the highway, banners for an event hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, the fossil fuel behemoth known as…
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The Invisible Hand of Carbon: How Trading Shapes Our Lives

From the fuel we pump to the food on our plates, the unseen hand of carbon trading touches nearly every aspect of our lives. While you might not be buying and selling “carbon” at the market, its price dictates the cost of everyday choices, nudging us towards a greener future – sometimes subtly, sometimes with…
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Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability

Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, university’s first new school in 70 years, will accelerate solutions to global climate crisis

By Amy Adams and Anneke Cole Stanford’s first new school in 70 years will launch this fall as the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, recognizing a $1.1 billion gift from John and Ann Doerr, the largest in the university’s history. The commitment, together with gifts from other generous donors, will extend the university’s scholarship and…
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Stanford Receives $1.1 Billion Donation From John Doerr for Climate School

Jennifer L John Doerr donated $1.1 billion to Stanford to build a new climate school. Mr. Doerr’s gift is the highest ever given to a university for building a new school. It will be named the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability. The gift makes the Doerrs the lead donors of climate change research and scholarship.…
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Singapore and Indonesia Carbon Trading Deal

Singapore and Indonesia Carbon Trading Deal

Singapore and Indonesia have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding climate change and carbon credits.  Currently, Singapore is the center of commodity trading in Asia. Indonesia is among the biggest carbon credit suppliers in the region. It is also home to one of the earth’s biggest rainforests.  The agreement between the two countries…
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Financing Nature

Financing Nature

Closing the Global Biodiversity Financing Gap Foreword and Executive Summary The world is in the midst of one of the most dramatic extinction episodes in history. The signs of biodiversity loss are everywhere. Tropical forests, our greatest stores of biodiversity and carbon, are in retreat. Coastal wetlands, vital to migratory birds and fisheries and also…
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