Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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  • International Climate Policy

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    Interview with Prof. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber. He is Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and a member of Deutsche Bank’s Climate Change Advisory Board. Professor Schellnhuber, can you outline from a scientific perspective why there is an urgent need to take action on global climate protection? To […]

  • On a Mission to End Oil

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    Better Place: Green Transportation & Mobility I’ve heard Shai Agassi’s story for the first time in January 2007. It was at DLD Conference in Munich. Since then I am wondering about all the people he has already hooked up with: mayors, CEOs, investors, statesmen, car dealers … incredible carbon footprint […]

  • Climate Watch: Unlocking the Grid

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    With the race on to reduce global warming and fossil fuel dependency, experts in alternative energy see a bright future for renewable resources like wind, solar, hydro-power and geothermal energy. QUEST and Climate Watch team up to look at the “Smart Grid” of the future and how it might be […]

  • The Smart Grid: An Introduction

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    “ The Smart Grid: An Introduction” is a publication sponsored by DOE’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability that explores – in layman’s terms – the nature, challenges, opportunities and necessity of Smart Grid implementation.  Additional books, released in 2009, target the interests of specific stakeholder groups: Consumer Advocates, […]