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VLT Santos

Setting Sail for a Brighter Future:

VLT Santos Phase 2 and the Historic Center’s Transformation Santos, the bustling port city in São Paulo, is poised for a transformative journey with the second phase of its VLT (Light Rail Transit) system, specifically focusing on the revitalization of its historic center. This expansion promises to be more than just a transportation upgrade; it’s…
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How the VLT Tram Sparked a Downtown Renaissance

Rio’s Rhythmic Revival

How the VLT Tram Sparked a Downtown Renaissance Rio de Janeiro’s iconic landscape boasts sugarloaf peaks and sun-kissed beaches, but its heart, the Centro and Zona Portuária, once pulsed with a different rhythm. Decades of decline left these areas adrift, their historic streets echoing with emptiness. Then, in 2016, a modern melody filled the air…
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How humans have changed the Earth’s surface in 2023

From new artificial islands to the environmental devastation caused by the breach of Ukraine’s Kakhovka Dam – this is how humanity has changed the face of our planet throughout the past year. by Richard Gray / BBC There are few places on the Earth where humans have not left a mark of some kind. An…
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Carbon Trading Pilot Program

Carbon Trading Pilot Program

Launched in Dubai eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 1 Feb. 2024 — The Dubai Financial Market announced that it will launch a carbon trading pilot program, aiming to global daily price references. eyesonsuriname is getting a hold of the pilot program for institutional investors and will run it next month The move will position the Dubai Financial Market…
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Clean Energy Sector could be an amazing opportunity for employment

Clean Energy Sector could be an amazing opportunity for employment

The Industry Now Employs More People Than Fossil Fuel Industry eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 1 Feb. 2024– Over Thirty-five million people are now employed in the global clean energy sector, compared to 32 million in the fossil fuel industry, according to a new report released Wednesday by the International Energy Agency. The second edition of the annual World…
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Brazil: Drought parches the Amazon

Brazil: Drought parches the Amazon

The Amazon rainforest is reeling from severe drought and the rivers are running dry. Drinking water is in increasingly short supply and transport is disrupted.

Can the problem of plastic pollution ever be solved?

Can the problem of plastic pollution ever be solved?

There are more microplastic particles in the oceans than stars in the galaxy. That’s obviously a big threat to the environment and to human health. The problem is that nobody can agree exactly how to solve this problem.

Green Digital Transformation

Green Digital Transformation

How to Sustainably Close the Digital Divide and Harness Digital Tools for Climate Action Abstract Climate change is unfolding amid the greatest information and communication revolution in human history. From e-commerce and social media to smart manufacturing and precision farming, digital technologies have become prevalent in all aspects of economic and social life. Digital technologies…
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Progress on Climate Conference

Progress on Climate Conference [?]

Dubai COP 28 eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, December 8th 2023 –Far more than six months before COP28, the annual global climate meeting, which is in progress in Dubai, the country was already awash in environmental hype.  On the highway, banners for an event hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, the fossil fuel behemoth known as…
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Opinion Ben Cooke: The Times in London

Opinion Ben Cooke: The Times in London

“Environmentalists aren’t famously keen on capitalism. Given that its rise has coincided with a two-thirds decline in wildlife worldwide, it’s not hard to see why.  Many conclude that if capitalism got us into these dire ecological straits, it has little chance of getting us out. Akshat Rathi cautions against that conclusion: we’ve left it so…
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