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The Global Solutions – Making The World Work For Everyone – U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

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The Global Solutions – Making The World Work For Everyone
Here’s your chance to solve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

The mission is to "make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological damage or disadvantage to anyone"

The Sustainable Development Goals officially known as “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” is a set of 17 Global Goals with 169 targets between them. ... Read more about The Global Solutions – Making The World Work For Everyone – U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

Frank G. Scarpaci

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Frank Scarpaci

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Founder - VIANOVA Inc.

Frank Scarpaci, a corporate social responsibility and sustainability consultant, facilitator, and speaker, has over 30 years of experience in the small business, nonprofit, and corporate sectors.  His professional background includes strategic planning, executive management, operations, marketing, and business development.  In 2005, Frank founded ... Read more about Frank G. Scarpaci

Marlon King

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Marlon King

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San Diego Emergency Operations Services
Mr King collaborates with local jurisdictions and business groups to provide emergency management planning in order to assist these agencies in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from any natural disaster or man-made incident.
 Emergency Operations Services consists of developing Emergency Operations Plans (EOP), Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP), Business Continuity Plans (BCP) all according to federal and state guidelines and standards.

Linking Renewables Between Nations Fosters Trade, Cooperation and Peace

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Peter Meisen

Linking Renewables Between Nations Fosters Trade, Cooperation and Peace

Peter Meisen speaking about GENI at 2016 Rotary International Peace Conference in Ontario, California, USA ... Read more about Linking Renewables Between Nations Fosters Trade, Cooperation and Peace

Cody Hooven

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Cody Hooven

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Sustainability Manager for the City of San Diego

Her role includes coordinating implementation of the Climate Action Plan, adaptation planning, and incorporating sustainability into economic development. Prior to joining the City of San Diego, Cody was with the Port of San Diego and managed the Green Port program. Cody works on various collaborative efforts in San Diego and statewide, including as a founding member of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative. ... Read more about Cody Hooven

Signs of new climate normal apparent in hot 2012 - report

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Deborah Zabarenko
A resident enjoys the weather on an unseasonably hot day at the waterfront in Montevideo, Uruguay, Aug. 23, 2012. The temperature reached almost 30 degrees Celsius, while the typical average temperature in August is around 10 degrees Celsius. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Last year was one of the 10 hottest on record, with sea levels at record highs, Arctic ice at historic lows and extreme weather in various corners of the globe signaling a "new normal," scientists said Tuesday in the 2012 State of the Climate report.

Meant to be a guide for policymakers, the report did not attribute the changes in climate to any one factor, but made note of continued increases in heat-trapping greenhouse gases including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide. ... Read more about Signs of new climate normal apparent in hot 2012 - report

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Analysis: The future of food aid

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Jaspreet Kindra
Pupils eat food donated by WFP in a classroom in Eva Orango school in Orango Island of Bijago Archipelago in Guinea-Bissau Feburary 2008. According to World Food Program (WFP) intellectual levels rise when children are fed properly. © Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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JOHANNESBURG, 26 July 2013 (IRIN) - By the end of the next decade food security could deteriorate in some of the world’s poorest countries, according to a recent global forecast by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). ... Read more about Analysis: The future of food aid

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Geodesign Session 2 - San Diego and Baja

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Global Energy Network International
Global Classroom Summer Series 2015
GeoDesign
SESSION 2
- Thursday July 9, 2015 - "Sustainable Development and Resilient Systems. Why and How our world has changed."

Geodesign* - Engineering the Transition to
Renewable Energy and Clean Water for All
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