Monthly Archives: November 2012

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) – everybody is talking about it!

Practically every session I attended at COP (including the IETA side events) had somebody on the panel talking about Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), particularly in the context of what the Middle East is doing about Climate Change. So, I … Continue reading

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Shipping and Climate Change

As somebody who flew a lot for work prior to Tuck (and will continue to do so afterwards), I was really looking forward to learning about issues surrounding air travel and climate change. Unfortunately, the session I was interested in, … Continue reading

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7 Billion, 1 challenge!

Following a morning cultural experience at the museum on Wednesday, we headed over to the COP18 at Qatar’s National Conference Center (QNCC) for our first set of official meetings. At QNCC, we met with Edward Cameron, the Director of International Climate Initiative … Continue reading

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Cultural Adventures in Doha

In addition to solving the climate crisis, we Tuckies have also been using our time in Doha to explore Qatari ex-pat culture. Here are some highlights: 1) Souq Waqif After registering for the conference, we took a group excursion to … Continue reading

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Exploring the Side Events at COP 18

On Tuesday the main COP 18 events were mostly closed sessions for government delegates, so I had an opportunity to experience some of the wonderful side events that are offered during the conference.  In addition to delegations from UN member … Continue reading

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The Tuck team checks into COP18 (Doha, Qatar)

The Tuck team (officially designated as Observers by the UN) checked into COP18 this afternoon, at the magnificent Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC). Check-in was very painless this year and we were able to get our badges in just a … Continue reading

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What’s a business school doing in Doha, at COP18? (Professor Anant Sundaram)

I get asked this question a lot. Read on. Unlike other major global issues, climate change is one where businesses are front and center, as both the primary cause and as a solution. This is so for at least four … Continue reading

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