AEE. Humanitad Blog » United Nations. The Inaugural MDG Awards Ceremony & Concert At The UN General Assembly: March 17th 2009 Posted by Humanitad - 26/03/09 at 12:03:28 am Presented by the MDG Awards Committee in Association with Humanitad Actor, anti-land-mine Activist and Humanitad Ambassador Armand Assante opened the inaugural Millennium Development Goals Awards Ceremony at the United Nations General Assembly Hall remarking “I am pleased to be among some of the most extraordinary humanitarian minds in the world.
Many have to negotiate through hatred to get things done, these men negotiate through peace.” Macy Gray rocked the full house with her message of love, getting everyone moving to her hit “Say Good-Bye,” a perfect Millennium message for us all: “my world crumbles if you are not here.” Dr. MDG Awards Committee co-Chair H.E. With President of the 63rd UN General Assembly H.E. Earlier in the day MDG Awards Executive Director and the committee’s driving force Mr.
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Resonance Emissary. New Earth Nation. Zeitgeist Movement - Advocacy. Half-way on Germany’s “energy turnaround”: where are we now? new issues of our #epaper now online #Energiewende. France decides in favour of energy turnaround. On 22 July 2015, the French parliament passed an energy law that will de facto initiate a 'small energy turnaround' in France.
It has the following goals: lower energy consumption, lower carbon dioxide emissions, reduction of nuclear electricity production, and more electricity from renewable sources. The path to achieve these goals, however, remains unclear. With only a few months left before the World Climate Summit in Paris, France's Environment Minister Ségolène Royal would like to take a leading role in climate protection in Europe. An energy law that she introduced and was vigorously debated ( (link is external)) was passed by the French Parliament yesterday.
According to the minister, the law is the 'most ambitious in Europe'. The most important, previously unthinkable, point of the new law: France will transition away from nuclear power and towards renewable energy. By 2050, carbon dioxide emissions are to be reduced by 75% compared to the reference year 1990. Seminar 1 October: Capacity Mechanisms, the Energy Turnaround and State Aid Law. Home Page EniDay. What is hydroelectric energy? Hydroelectric power offers the ability to create electricity without carbon emissions, and it is more reliable than wind or solar power.
However, hydroelectric plants usually rely on dams to provide a steady stream of water, and that construction can have an environmental impact of its own. A hydroelectric plant can disrupt the natural migration of fish and other animals that depend on the waterway, and the dam often creates a large reservoir that can displace animals and people. Hydroelectric dams can be enormous structures, and their construction can completely alter the hydrologic face of an entire region. Also, when a dam fails, it can present a major threat to those living downstream. Since a hydroelectric plant traps a large volume of water and allows it to pass through at a reduced rate, a sudden release of stored water can create dangerous floods. Learn more about Sustainability. Topics - IER. Renewable energy turnaround in Alsace-Projects - Regional Policy. GP JOULE – TRUST YOUR ENERGY. GP JOULE and unlimited energy GmbH sell wind park Capital Stage 06.10.2015 – Reußenköge, 5.
October 2015. The three wind power facilities, each generating 2.5 megawatts of output are … Last chance: Meet Robby Naish at SPI 16.09.2015 – Anaheim, Sept. 16th. 15,000 Euro support for young talent 16.09.2015 – Husum, 16 September 2015. Energy Transition State Schleswig-Holstein 14.09.2015 – Reussenkoege, 14 September 2015. Reminder: Visit GP JOULE at HUSUM Wind 2015! 11.09.2015 – Husum, 11 September 2015. Reminder: Visit GP JOULE at SPI´15! 11.09.2015 – GP JOULE is a global renewable energy company with an extensive track record in developing, designing, … Wind energy can do more than you think! 04.09.2015 – Northern Germany already frequently produces more renewable energy than is actually used. Research for the energy turnaround. Mandated by the Federal Council, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is launching two National Research Programmes (NRPs) to explore scientific and technological as well as social and economic aspects of implementing Energy Strategy 2050.
Photo Gallery: Germany's Eco-Snafu. What exactly is Germany′s ′Energiewende′? Germany's ambitions to completely restructure its energy sector have been talked about so much that the very word which stands for the current policy change - "Energiewende" - has even made it into the English language, albeit it not everywhere in English-speaking communities.
But what exactly does this term mean? In a nutshell, it describes the country's politically supervised shift in direction from nuclear and fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy. This idea of a changing power path helps explain the literal translation: "energy turn. " The government says this transition will reduce security hazards and ensure Germany creates a greater share of its own power in future. Germany's energy grid needs to be adapted to new challenges Yet this concept is by no means a recent addition to the German dictionary.
But nowadays, the term is primarily associated with a fundamental policy shift in the country after the 2011 nuclear plant disaster in Fukushima, Japan. Technology for the energy turnaround. Energy from many sources The transition to renewable sources of energy not only means new sources of power.
New ways of generating power are also emerging, with a move away from large power plants and toward many different small ones. Wind and solar parks, cogeneration units, heat pumps, and biogas plants are now also feeding power into public grids. Homeowners with photovoltaic arrays can thus become “prosumers”: they consume and generate power at the same time. One of the biggest challenges of this development is controlling the large number of small power stations in a manner that ensures the constant flow of power.