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E&E Consultant attended the Radical Emission Reduction Conference

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E&E Consultant attended the Radical Emission Reduction Conference, a conference intending to provide an evidence-base for developing radical-mitigation strategies, hosted by the Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research
During this two-days conference (10-11 December 2013) E&E exposed and presented a poster on the research conducted within the WP4 of the SAIL project. The team that was there (K. Jaouannet and Dr. C. Rynikiewicz) took this occasion to meet people convinced by the need of a radical rather than incremental change to meet the 2°C target, and discuss on possible pathways, implementation […]

Sail-driven cargo vessel could be ready by 2016

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3rd December 2013 14:48 GMT

 

In winds of at least 12 metres per second there will be no need for main engines

Designs for a wind-powered ocean-going cargo vessel could be ready for the market within three years.

A Japanese consortium wants to commercialise its project by 2016, according to the Japanese news provider Nikkei.

In the meantime, the Japanese government has pledged almost $100,000 to help cover development costs.

The consortium includes the Japanese shipping lines Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL)Nippon Yusen (NYK)Kawasaki Kisen […]

Methane levels going through the roof – and What to Do about It

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http://www.culturechange.org/cms/content/view/895/65/

Things are going our way, but they could be faster.  The science is on our side, and it’s not a rosy picture.

A shortly article/reportage for the SAIL conference at Rotterdam. Written by Jan Lundberg […]

Pitchbook Ecoliner available

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Ecoliner Shipping with the wind

A Pitchbook by Fairtransport Trading and Shipping, Tres Hombres and Dykstra Naval Architects from The Netherlands. The Netherlands land of wind and water. The land of ship builders and designers who took both wind and water to their best advantage, and built a world-wide commercial fleet of sailing ships. Until motor ships turned the tide and made them obsolete. Today, Dutch entrepreneurs take advantage of their innate feeling for shipbuilding to challenge the air-polluting motor ships with considerable reductions in oil consumption and CO2 exhaust. That is why we want to introduce you […]