Mother City Bars 2012

Cape Town is host to some of the best bars on the planet with the summer time packing out the beach bars and the winter cozying up with fires and fun at some of the best indoor venues. Neighbourhood: One of the city’s most popular hangouts, a long established bar which attracts a combination of Cape Town’s trendy crowd down to the more laid back … read more …

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Chevron Oil Spill Responsibility

The spill occurred off the coast of Brazil during November. Chevron said it had underestimated the pressure of underwater oil deposits while drilling, causing oil to rush up the borehole and seep into the surrounding seabed. Brazil’s Energy Minister Edison Lobao had earlier said the company would be “severely punished” if it was found to have failed in its … read more …

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Occupy Rooftops

Mid-September 2011 brought with it the interesting start of the Occupy movement which went on to spread like wildfire worldwide into a passionate and powerful statement. By the October, protesters were present on every continent with the exception of Antarctica and in November a staggering 64000 American’s signed up to participate in what was … read more …

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Rezonance Return Welcoming 2012

Every year we gather by the thousands and millions more around the planet, in celebration of another year past while welcoming the new. For the second year running we found ourselves at Contermans Kloof for yet another New Year shindig, to say the very least since the word hardly does the weekend any justice. This year we arrived on the 30th and a full day … read more …

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COP17 Special Courts

Senior Superintendent Vish Naidoo released a statement saying “We will have a 24-hour court system for COP17 related crimes. Even if the crime takes place in Cape Town when delegates arrive, there will be people on standby there to deal with the case”. The Durban Magistrate’s Court is being used because of its proximity to the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International… read more

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The COP18 Host

PRESS RELEASE: Durban, 29 November 2011: The State of Qatar and the Republic of Korea have agreed to closely cooperate to make the next major UN Climate Change Conference at the end of 2012 a success. The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference, COP 18/CMP 8 (the 18th Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC, plus the 8th session of the Conference … read more …

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The Carbon War Room

Early in December The Carbon War Room launched a great new initiative with Renewable Jet Fuels. The initiative is aimed at driving the development of low carbon jet fuels forward by following the progressions of 40 companies planning commercial scale renewable fuel production aviation. The Carbon War Room is a not-for-profit organisation … read more …

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The Coral Triangle

The Coral Triangle is one of the world’s most important natural habitats. It covers close on 6 million square kilometres of land and sea alongside several countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The reef provides sustenance for over 120 million people who live along these shores. Dr Pet-Soede, Head of the Coral Triangle Programme … read more …

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Nestè Oil Renewable Diesel

Nestè Oil Corporation is a refining and marketing company concentrating on low-emission, high-quality traffic fuels. The end of September this year brought about a cause for celebration as Nestè Oil in Rotterdam, Netherlands, successfully started up Europe’s largest renewable diesel plant.
The production of NExBTL renewable diesel at the Rotterdam plant … read more …

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Electrifying Hertz

Hong Kong has taken a positive step towards addressing carbon emissions with Hertz, who has since August this year added electric vehicles to their rental fleet. Due to China’s resistance to recognising international driver’s licenses and permits these cars are offered with an optional chauffeur service. Hertz has started renting two E6 midsize sedans each … read more …

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