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When playing soccer became a renewable source of energy

Many governments and private organizations around the world are searching for new ways of producing energy. Often, the focus is on renewable energy -energy that comes from natural resources (or natural capital) that are constantly and sustainably replenished. Yet, we

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Back to basics: a room for small changes, everyday?

Going back to basics like switching off lights in unoccupied rooms can go a long way in the reduction of fossil fuel effects on the environment, especially if 49m people do it consistently. This is a South African government initiative

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Is China Colonizing Africa?

Today Reuters published an update on China-Africa strategic partnership as President Hu addressed the opening ceremony of Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing. President Hu called China the “good brother” of Africa and offered

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African Sun for Europe

The plan is to put a huge amount of solar power plants in the Sahara Desert and bring the power into Europe the project would eventually supply Europe with approximately 50% of if energy needs.

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Population

I purpose a solution to these problems that some might consider against their religion or downright raciest.

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