Month: February 2019

Founders of Tomorrow in Silicon Savannah, part one

The FoT 2019 competition is upon us! Up for grabs is a life-changing trip to one of four amazing destinations. Last year’s winner, Lena Tünkers, chose to spend two weeks exploring Silicon Savannah. As participants frantically prepare their pitches, Lena shares her impressions of Nairobi’s blossoming startup scene. A land of opportunities I’m sitting in the back seat …

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The 1.5°C report: Everything you need to know, from a leading author

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) ground-breaking Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C is a tough read. A hefty document, it draws from over 6,000 peer-reviewed studies. And its conclusions are grim. In 2015, the Paris Agreement pledged to keep global warming below 2°C. The IPCC report says it’s not enough. A lot …

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