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It’s only 4 degrees… what’s there to be alarmed about?

On my last day in Qatar, I attended the World Climate Summit at the Ritz Carlton in Doha. The opening speaker was Dr. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, a climate scientist and the Vice Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change … Continue reading

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Tuck Side Event in Doha examines the role of global corporations in moving the climate needle

A highlight for the┬áTuck COP18 team was the opportunity to host a Side Event at the conference. Hosts of other side events include various UN organizations such as FAO, UNFCCC and UNEP, NGOs such as Greenpeace, and various countries (Switzerland, … Continue reading

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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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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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