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Professor Charles Kennel, Environment and Sustainability Initiative: Africa needs our help

"The Global Water Initiative: Implications of Climate Change and Variability on African Water Resources", a three-day conference co-ordinated by Cambridge Judge Business School's Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies and held at Downing College, University of Cambridge, brought together academics from all…

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2009 podcast kennel africa needs our help

Sherry Ayitey, Ministry of Environment, Science & Technology, Ghana: Water is a basic human right

"The Global Water Initiative: Implications of Climate Change and Variability on African Water Resources", a three-day conference co-ordinated by Cambridge Judge Business School's Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies and held at Downing College, University of Cambridge, brought together academics from all…

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2009 podcast ayitey water basic human right

Decarbonising the electricity sector

According to Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, new financial instruments to even out the impact of global warming between the third world and the developing world could help world leaders progress their…

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2009 podcast reiner decarbonising

Rewiring the system

Dr Michael Pollitt, Reader in Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, believes we are entering a new era of renewable energy generation, where interactive networks, smart electricity meters and energy saving devices on consumer lights and heaters will help…

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Seeing the wood for the trees

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, says the issues of deforestation and financial compensation to encourage developing countries to protect their forests must be addressed at the Copenhagen talks. He argues deforestation is costing…

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2009 podcast hope seeing wood

Cleaning up our act

Carbon Capture Storage (CCS) can address coal's reality as part of the world's energy economy, with the potential to provide a significant arrest in climate change. The challenge to its implementation is not the technology, but rather the scale of…

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2009 podcast reiner cleaning up our act

Professor Vicky Pryce, UK Government Economic Service: Engaging business leaders

Corporations and governments are having to face up to the new challenges of how to operate in a global business environment where the financial sector is broken and needs fixing, and protecting the environment is a major concern for all.…

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Oiling the wheels of productivity

The performance and efficiency of the world's national oil companies - i.e. those still wholly under government ownership - could be increased very dramatically by privatising them, new research finds. The results of such performance improvements would be staggering, explains…

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2009 podcast pollitt oiling

James P. Leape, WWF International: Business, NGOs and the challenge of sustainability

Today's consumer driven culture is ecologically unsustainable; this fact poses a clear challenge to governments who must agree responses to climate change and other issues. But what role can business play? James P. Leape, Director General and Chief Executive of…

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2009 podcast leape business ngos

Clearing the energy slums

Policy makers cannot walk and chew gum. Crises are handled one by one with the most immediate driving all the rest off the agenda. However, Nick Butler, Chairman of the Centre for Energy Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues…

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2009 podcast butler clearing the energy slums

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