Turlough Guerin

9 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Following | 13 Followers | @TurloughGuerin | A PhD qualified senior leader and non-executive director transitioning from on-site environmental and sustainability risk management into strategic risk management, delivering best-practice environmental, safety, and community impact targets without compromising financial performance. Employed by large resources corporates Shell and Rio Tinto and technology leaders including Motorola and First Solar.

How Starbucks Can Make a Bigger Difference Than Going Strawless

Going strawless is great, but these solutions might be even better.<p>Starbucks' new commitment to the plastic straw ban has taken the media by storm. Pledging to phase out plastic straws altogether by the year 2020, the company has released a new strawless lid in addition to eco-friendly paper …

The eight most common mistakes householders make with recycling

Ever since China slapped a ban on many categories of foreign waste, it's become more important than ever for Australians to adopt good recycling …

Do You Know The Benefits Of Solar Energy? Read On.

Most people know little more than the dark about solar power. Many people aren’t familiar with solar energy or what is needed. You should research …

Solar-powered National University of Singapore building will produce as much energy as it consumes

The National University of Singapore (NUS) just broke ground on its first net-zero energy building that will use solar panels and energy-efficient …

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Acumen and GE Support Social Enterprises across Africa to Build Inclusive Businesses that Tackle the Problems of Poverty

Nairobi, Kenya, 8 November 2016 – Acumen, in partnership with GE, kicked off its fourth annual Collaboration Summit today in Nairobi. Acumen, a …

Coal in China: huge problem for clean power, climate efforts

Over the past few years, China has made impressive strides in renewable-energy investment.<p>The promotion of renewable energy will only become more …

The cleverest countries on climate change - and what the rest should be doing

Virtually every clean energy record in the world has been broken in the past year. The most investment in clean energy ($329billion in 2015), the most new renewable capacity (a third more than in 2014), the cheapest ever solar power (in Chile, where it's half the cost of coal), the longest a …

Flashy Recyclable Photovoltaic System Breaks Record for Solar Energy

Medium-sized, plastic silicon cell and solar concentrator photovoltaic modules achieve 5.8 efficiency Photo: Angèle Reinders/University of …