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Erik Solheim 30m
1,000,000 acres of trees were burned during last year’s California 🇺🇸 wildfires. A drone startup is dropping seeds to replace them. Great innovation - drones can take tree planting to completely new level! 🌲 🌳
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Erik Solheim 5h
Wow! China has opened the world’s longest sea bridge. Costing $20 billion and using 420,000 tonnes of steel. Equivalent to 60 Eiffel towers. Impressive! 👍
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Erik Solheim 8h
This company is turning desert into fertile soil. The world need to hugely increase food production. Could deserts become the next farms?
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Erik Solheim 9h
There are 5 trillion pieces of plastics floating in our ocean. Most plastics ever made, still exists. Let’s beat plastic pollution!
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Erik Solheim 10h
Scientist say planting massive forests is the easiest way to fight global heating. We need to plant an area the size of the US. But it’s doable!
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Erik Solheim 10h
Theresa May may not get an urgent offer from the Bolshoi ballet? 🤣 But I was her host for this performance in Nairobi. Let me offer the view that she was very brave. Didn’t give a damn. As soon as she has left office some may even miss her? 😁
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Erik Solheim 13h
Some doctors in India 🇮🇳 have resorted to buying water for surgery because hospitals are running out of clean water. India is facing major water shortage, exacerbated by global heating.
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Erik Solheim 23h
China 🇨🇳 is building fast trains for Sri Lanka 🇱🇰. Will help green mobility in the beautiful island. Building upon domestic success in rapid rail, China is helping other nations. Kudos!
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Erik Solheim Jul 16
Germany has opened the first stretch of a so-called electric highway that will charge trucks as they drive. Let’s be innovative!
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Erik Solheim Jul 16
Japan 🇯🇵 boasts some of the world’s strictest standards of garbage classification. Recycling has become a basic survival skill for the Japanese people. The world can learn from Japan 🇯🇵 fighting the global waste crisis!
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
2019 marks 400 years since the 1st arrival of African slaves to the U.S. This video shows the dark history of Ghana’s slave forts, where Africans were held before being shipped off to a life of slavery. How can humans be so cruel?
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
The enormous benefits of tree planting in cities. Cooling the temperature. Making us happy. Climate solution. Keeping us clean, lean and green. 👏👏👏
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
Well done! India 🇮🇳 brought 271 million people out of poverty from 2006 to 2016. Fastest poverty reduction among surveyed countries. Jharkhand improve the fastest - from 75% to 46% living poverty. .
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
Utrolig koselig å se bilde av Ila- trappa. Vi er i Pittsburgh, men får skikkkelig hjemlengsel! 😁
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
Thanks for alerting me. Do you have a video from Chesapeake which I can share?
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
Replying to @OsmundsenTerje
Thanks! Good news! This is exactly what we need to take to Belt and Road.
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
I am not singling out Nestle. Just that they are highlighted in the video I forwarded. Plastic waste is a general problem. I am confident nestle want to be part of the solution.
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
Airplanes could need a drastic redesign as the aviation industry looks to reduce carbon emissions. One idea: Seat passengers inside the wings. 👍
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Erik Solheim Jul 15
Great news! China 🇨🇳 is on the way to establish impressive waste collection systems. China’s war on trash is creating opportunities for European recycling companies with advanced waste sorting and processing technologies.
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Erik Solheim Jul 14
Insect numbers are crashing in huge numbers due to climate change, pesticides, habitat loss. This is what would happen to us and nature if insects actually disapperad. Scary!
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