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Qatar Foundation and PIK to create climate change research institute

December 7th, 2012 by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Qatar Foundation in partnership with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) has announced the creation of a pioneering climate change research institute. It will be the first of its kind “in a country whose wealth is founded on fossil fuels,” PIK’s director Hans Joachim Schellnhuber said. “Qatar declares to confront the climate challenge, […]

2012 is the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Energy for All

January 18th, 2012 by United Nations

In his keynote address to the World Future Energy Summit, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on governments, the private sector, and civil society to make significant commitments to action in support of his Sustainable Energy for All Initiative. His call to action underscores the importance of energy to sustainable development, and contributes to the global […]