What the E2C2 is Reading – April 2013

The Joint Implementation Quarterly Magazine on climate and sustainability (JiQ, 2013) – Anya Boyd This edition covered various feature articles on the: EU Climate Policy after ‘Backloading’ Failure: results from the TNA project in Sudan; a focus on the BIOTEAM project for sustainable bioenergy pathways and finally How can Local Authorities Participate in Kyoto actions? Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic? (TED talks,2010) 20– Andrew Marquard A fascinating and inspiring talk about a new process to produce packaging for fragile goods (e.g. TVs,… Read moreWhat the E2C2 is Reading – April 2013

What the E2C2 is Reading – March 2013

The “The Quest” by Daniel Yergin. – Jesse Burton It is the sequel to Yergin’s Pulitzer prize-winning The Prize, about the global oil industry (I have a soft copy if anyone is interested in the history of the industry). He is updating the book to cover the period from the late 1980s/1990 or so up until 2010/2011 – including the price spikes, what has been happening in the former USSR countries, Venezuelan oil politics etc. There is a great chapter on unconventional… Read moreWhat the E2C2 is Reading – March 2013

Bethel Business and Community Development Centre, Lesotho, June 2012

  Earlier this year I visited Bethel Business and Community Development Centre (BBCDC) with three UCT students from the Engineers without borders (EWB) team (Ondela Mabusela, Tumelo Gabaraane, Matt Docherty) and ERC staff member, Anya Boyd, to see how the facility operates and gain technical and practical exposure to some of the renewable technology that is being used and developed by teachers and students at the school. The BBDCD centre trains students and hosts workshops on topics including renewable energy,… Read moreBethel Business and Community Development Centre, Lesotho, June 2012