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China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)'s First Loan

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http://grenatec.com - Stewart Taggart
The Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline (TAGP) and Trans-ASEAN Electricity Grid (TAEG) are two shovel-ready infrastructure projects in the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) states.
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China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) first investment should be — without a doubt — the Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline (TAEG) and Trans-ASEAN Electricity Grid (TAEG).

No other Asian infrastructure project  achieves as many positive outcomes for China, Asia and the world.

The TAEG is estimated to cost US$6 billion, the TAGP $7 billion.  Their combined $13 billion cost amounts to about 13% of the AIIB’s $100 billion capital. ... Read more about China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)'s First Loan

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We're Destroying the Planet in Ways That Are Even Worse Than Global Warming

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Oliver Milman
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Humans are "eating away at our own life support systems" at a rate unseen in the past 10,000 years by degrading land and freshwater systems, emitting greenhouse gases and releasing vast amounts of agricultural chemicals into the environment, new research has found.

Two major new studies by an international team of researchers have pinpointed the key factors that ensure a livable planet for humans, with stark results. ... Read more about We're Destroying the Planet in Ways That Are Even Worse Than Global Warming

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Geodesign Session 4 Enery and Water Sustainable Practices

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There are several different directions that our planet can take to address the ever growing need for water and energy. This will involve integrating technologies of a large and small scale into our grid and into our homes as well. There are two main technologies in which to address large scale water sustainability: desalination and ‘pure water’ recycling. As the California dries out, it is increasingly important to adopt proven strategies to maintain the current standard of living. ... Read more about Geodesign Session 4 Enery and Water Sustainable Practices

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Rob Anderson

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Robert B Anderson

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Director of Resource Planning San Diego Gas & Electric Co.

He has spent over 30 years at San Diego Gas and Electric Company. He has held a range of positions involving power plant engineering, resource planning, strategic planning, and generation development. In his current position, he oversees the development of the long-term electric resource plan that determines the resources needed to meet the growing electric demand in San Diego over the next ten years. ... Read more about Rob Anderson

Energy: Challenges with Becoming More Sustainable

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Energy: Challenges with Becoming More Sustainable

Robb Anderson
Director – Resource Planning
San Diego Gas and Electric Co.

Key future opportunities for utilities and customers

•Use technology and improved business processes to reduce energy costs•Increase customer engagement through innovative programs and services, including an online energy marketplae
•Advocate for a more streamlined regulatory process to provide greater flexibility and transparency
•Use programs and technology to optimize use of the grid

 

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Ban Ki-moon: World on course to run out of water

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John Parnell
UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said business as usual will mean demand for freshwater outstripping supply (Source: UN/Mark Garten)
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Speaking on the UN’s International Day of Biological Diversity, Ban said there was a “mutually reinforcing” relationship between biodiversity and water that should be harnessed.

“We live in an increasingly water insecure world where demand often outstrips supply and where water quality often fails to meet minimum standards. Under current trends, future demands for water will not be met,” Ban said. ... Read more about Ban Ki-moon: World on course to run out of water

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