Jenny Louise Becker

Ehemalige*r Mitarbeiter*in / Former team member

Articles by Jenny Louise

LED – Making Kerosene Lanterns History

LED-based study lights for students and room lights for schools/community centres can serve as a wonderful solution to the issue of kerosene lanterns. Thanks to the white LED revolution, it is now possible to provide a simple light which is suitable for reading purposes that consumes less than a quarter watt of energy but provides 10 to 50 times more useable light than a wick oil lamp.

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Expert group report: Alternative fuels could replace fossil fuels in Europe by 2050

Alternative fuels have the potential to gradually replace fossil energy sources and make transport sustainable by 2050, according to a report presented to the European Commission by the stakeholder expert group on future transport fuels.

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PayPal Cuts WikiLeaks From Money Flow – makes me upset!

Online payment service provider PayPal says in a company blog it has cut off the account used by WikiLeaks to collect donations.

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Is the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol contributing to Sustainable Development?

The purpose of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is defined in Article 12 of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Plastic Ocean – The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

We produce huge amounts of waste every day - a lot of it plastic. Only a tiny portion is ever recycled, and the rest takes years and years to break down, ending up in landfill or polluting oceans and beaches, with serious consequences for our seas and the life within them.

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Lighting Scenario in Rural India – Dark Nights in Bihar

Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the twelfth largest state in terms of geographical size and third largest by population. 85 percent of the population lives in rural villages.