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Sustainable Energy Geoscientist reflects on UN’s COP27

Sustainable Energy Geoscientist reflects on UN’s COP27

This year, from 6 to 20 November, the United Nation’s COP27 took place in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. The conference hosted several high-level and side events, key negotiations and press conferences, attended by more than 100 Heads of State and Governments and over 35,000 participants who deliberated climate action strategies around the world. I had the chance to speak with Dr Munira Raji about her ...[Read More]

How to EGU22: Five ways you can help us make a greener EGU22!

How to EGU22: Five ways you can help us make a greener EGU22!

For several years, EGU has committed – both in terms of resources and research – to helping to create a cleaner and greener environment. As our biggest event of the year (EGU22) soon approaches, nearly 10,000 people are expected to travel to Vienna for the week-long conference. An event of this scale can of course impact the environment any number of ways. The good news? Even the small ...[Read More]

From ‘hippies’ to “How dare you!” and beyond..

From ‘hippies’ to “How dare you!” and beyond..

In 1971 a group of environmental activists set sail from Canada to protest nuclear testing. With this journey the organization Greenpeace was born. 50 years old this year, Greenpeace and other organizations like it have seen environmental concerns move from the fringe to the mainstream, and eventually evolve into climate change activism. In 2009, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in ...[Read More]