Energy/Environment

The Yana Cocha reserve

5th May
Monday 5 May
We get up for sunrise. Today, the distance we have to cover is not much, but as we are in a new environment, the jungle, we will probably stop a lot to take pictures. After only ten kilometres, just as we leave Puyo, we pass by the rescue centre of Yana Cocha […]

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Development and Environment in Bolivia

In order to learn about the situation of development and environment in Bolivia, we meet the responsible of the NGO Fobomade.

Fobomade (Foro Boliviano sobre Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo) is an NGO, working about the environment and the development of Bolivia. They are a small organisation, publishing a few books a year, and very engaged in […]

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Mining and Environment in Chile

In the evening, we go to meet Sebastián, a former classmate of Federico (our host in Mendoza), also ME3 student a few years ago. Sebastián works in 3 different companies: a private one and two fundations.

Quick overview of Chile

Most of the CO2 emissions in Chile are due to power generation. For this, 50% comes from […]

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Discussion about the CDM

28th January

On the 28th, we meet with Arjun Some, a Senior Consultant from Ernst & Young LLp. He used to do a lot of work with Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and therefore, we have many questions to ask him.

CDM, CER how does it work?

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has been defined in the Kyoto Protocol […]

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Presentation at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Our presentation at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is available here.

Professor Mukesh Khare kindly introduced us with students taking sustainable initiative on the IIT campus. These initiatives concern domain such as Water / Food (food waste management) / Transportation (creation of a car pooling platform) / Biodiversity (making the inventory of the fauna and […]

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Renewable Energy in Nepal

7 and 8 January
Tuesday 7 January
In the morning, we get up not too late, and repair the bikes. Then we go to a meeting with people working in the small company Wind Power Nepal. Finally, we discover Kathmandu by day. The city looks quite special. It’s noisy, polluted, with people moving everywhere, and a chaotic […]

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Environmental Economy in China

On Saturday 28th December, we go to Chengdu to have a meeting with Jing Xu, an economy teacher who specialized in environmental economy during her PhD.

About her: Jing Xu did her PhD in the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, in Spain, during 5 years, about environmental economics. She applied Game Theory on whether private companies would […]

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Energy and Waste treatment in China

Note: We are sorry for not having updated the website earlier. We have been with very bad internet connection (or no connection at all) since we left China.

Note 2: The videos of the previous posts (North Vietnam, and YunNan) have been uploaded. Finally!!

On Monday 23rd December, we were kindly invited by Shu Chen, Vice Director […]

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Thailand’s sustainable future

In order to discover Thailand’s sustainable future we have a meeting with Doctor Sopitsuda Tongsopit (Jiab). She works for Chulalongkorn University’s Energy Research Institute. Together, we have a very interesting discussion about the energy aspects in Thailand, and the Renewable Energy prospects there. Jiab has already very kindly prepared us a small presentation about the […]

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Small introduction on the energy and environment in Malaysia

We meet Luqman Chuah, Professor and Deputy Dean from the Universiti Putra Malaysia. We set up the appointment in the complex of the Petronas Tower, the symbol of Kuala Lumpur. Professor Chuah has agreed to give us an introduction of the energy and environmental situation in Malaysia. The following is the summary of our conversation. […]

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