RUN 350 [Event]

December 23, 2013 by  
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RUN 350RUN 350 is Southeast Asia’s premier eco-run in support of the global 350 movement. This movement aims to raise awareness to the need to lower atmospheric CO2 levels to 350 parts per million, which scientists believe is the level required for Earth’s sustainability.

Early Bird Registration Ends 31st December 2013. Register at www.RUN350.com

RUN 350 is proud to launch the Medal Recycling Campaign! Donate your old medals and give them a new life. Your medals will be processed and be used in the production of new medals. So give your medals a new lease of life today!

Do your part for the 350 Movement by donating your old medals at the following locations from 9 December 2013 to 28 February 2014. Click here for the lists of locations.

World Engineers Summit [Event]

July 3, 2013 by  
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This September 2013, Singapore will host the inaugural World Engineers Summit (WES). The week-long event will focus on Innovative and Sustainable Solutions to Climate Change and will include the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) General Assembly 2013 and committee meetings.

The conference sessions will be held from 11-14 September and is in conjunction with Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia 2013, which addresses sustainable and green solutions for the building sector, and the International Green Building Conference (IGBC) 2013. WES 2013 is organised by the Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES).

For more information, please visit www.WES2013.org

Event Details
Dates: 9 – 15 September 2013
Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre
Contact: Ms Claire Tan
+65 6780 4576
wes2013@reedexpo.com.sg

Post-Fukushima European Energy Policies: The Rationale for a Nuclear-Phase out and the Transition to Renewable Energy [Events]

August 16, 2011 by  
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Date: Wednesday, 24 August 2011
Time: 5.30 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.

Venue: 11 Slim Barracks Rise, NTU@one-north campus, Level 3, Auditorium 302, Singapore 138664

Speaker: Prof. Rolf Wuestenhagen, Good Energies Professor for Management or Renewable Energies, Director of the Institute for Economy and the Environment University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Synopsis: After the March 2011 nuclear accident in Fukushima, a number of European countries have revised their nuclear policies. The German government has revised a previous decision to extend the lifetime of existing nuclear power plants, and then agreed with an overwhelming majority of the federal parliament on a 10-year phase-out plan by 2022. Read more

Singapore Standard ISO 50001 on Energy Management Systems [Events]

July 20, 2011 by  
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Singapore Standard ISO 50001 on Energy Management Systems – Requirements with Guidance for Use

Date: 4 August 2011, Thursday, 1.30pm – 5.00pm

Venue: SPRING Auditorium, Podium Block Level 3, 2 Bukit Merah Central, Singapore 159835

Introduction

More organisations around the world are becoming environment conscious in view of increasing costs of energy and climate change. One key area that is gaining growing global attention is energy management, a key to reduce energy consumption and improving energy performance in organisations.

The new Singapore Standard ISO 50001 on Energy Management Systems – Requirements with Guidance for Use will provide public and private sector organisations with management strategies to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs and improve energy performance in organisations. It is estimated to have a positive impact on up to 60% of world’s energy demand. Read more

Urban Adaptation to Climate Change: Imperatives and Strategies [Events]

July 20, 2011 by  
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Speaker: Prof. Matthias Ruth, Roy F. Weston Chair in Natural Economics, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland

Date: Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Time: 12.15 p.m. – 1.30 p.m.

Venue: Seminar Room 3-5, Level 3, Manasseh Meyer, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, 469C Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259772

Synopsis: The rising threat from climate change is one of many factors to be considered in investment and policy making. In many instances, climate impacts magnify existing needs of businesses and local populations, and function as multipliers on their vulnerabilities. Nowhere are such impacts of climate change more noticeable, and faster growing, than in urban areas, given their density of people, infrastructures and economic activity. This presentation illustrates on the basis of several case studies the need for urban climate adaptation and identifies a set of local to global investment and policy strategies to reduce vulnerabilities.

For those interested in attending, please email to lkyspppl@nus.edu.sg

Source: LKYSPP

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