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COP24 Blog 2

Into the Belly of the Beast: a just transition away from coal. December 4, 2018, update from the UNFCCC (The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) climate talks in Poland, COP 24 This map of Europe shows how much carbon is released relatively in generating electricity. Poland, host country...

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UN Climate Talks in Katowice No. 1

Half a Degree Centigrade: The Challenge for the COP24 Climate talks in Poland. Nov. 29, 2018 “I am both deeply honored and a bit nervous to be Rotary's first observer delegate to the UN Climate talks, which are being held during COP24, Katowice, Poland, Dec. 2-14, 2018. By observing and...

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Waste to Energy

Waste to Energy - Reuse and Renew! Rotary Club of Brampton members are working to be informed about waste management. They toured Emerald Energy from Waste plant in Brampton Ontario, Canada. Emerald Energy from Waste Inc . (Emerald) is a waste management company that recovers energy from solid non-hazardous waste...

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The Year of the Tree

Rotarians have picked up the shovel again. Don't miss tree planting highlights and inspiring articles in the April issue of The Rotarian . Do you know when the Rotary tradition of planting trees started? The Rotarian gives us glimpses of the origin of Rotary through the eyes of Paul Harris,...

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Electric Vehicle Charging - 2nd in a Series

Electric vehicles charging at a charging station
Electric Vehicle Charging Article #2 of a Series by Randy Brooks, Rotary Club of Lake Chelan, Washington, U.S.A. Most electric vehicle (EV) charging is done overnight at home. When someone asks me how long it takes to charge my EV, my favorite answer is “About 5 seconds. I plug it...

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Meet RI President Elect Barry Rassin

Rotary International 2018-2019 President Barry Rassin
Barry Rassin, a member of the Rotary Club of East Nassau, Bahamas, has been selected by the RI Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International 2018-2019. His commitment to continuity, communication, and amplifying the good work of Rotary is clear. His strategy includes fostering stronger connections between Rotary International and...

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