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By Oliver Montague: Wednesday 13th January, 2016

The Green Climate Fund

  Part 5 of the blog series: What does COP21 mean for Engineering and Technology? Read previous parts here. This is my fifth blog about the COP21 Paris agreement on climate change that was signed last month, and what its impact will be on engineering and technology. The final outcome that I want to talk […]

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By Oliver Montague: Monday 11th January, 2016

Nowhere to hide – closing in on carbon emissions

  Part 4 of the blog series: What does COP21 mean for Engineering and Technology? Read previous parts here. Did you know, 80% of our known fossil fuel reserves will have to be left in the ground, and listed companies have already claimed as assets 25% more fossil fuels than we can afford to burn. […]

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By Oliver Montague: Thursday 7th January, 2016

Can renewable energy be moved in liquid form?

  Part 3 of the blog series: What does COP21 mean for Engineering and Technology? Read previous parts here. Renewable energy resources are huge and we need to significantly improve their exploitation in order to meet the objectives of the recent COP21 Paris agreement on climate change. However, these resources are generally distributed far from […]

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By Oliver Montague: Wednesday 6th January, 2016

Sharing Our Renewable Energy Resources

  Part 2 of the blog series: What does COP21 mean for Engineering and Technology? Read Part 1 here. The solar energy that lands on the Sahara desert in one year is 100x the total annual energy consumption of humankind, and the global wind power resource is estimated at somewhere between 5x and 20x global […]

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By Oliver Montague: Tuesday 5th January, 2016

New year’s resolutions on Climate Change: COP21, what does it mean for engineering and technology?

It’s that time of year again, where we make our new year’s resolutions and try to stick to them. In an unusual display of organisation and foresight, the leaders of the world got there early and made their New Year’s resolutions on climate change at the start of December, at the COP21 Paris summit. It […]