NGO´s Urge Shift To 100% Renewable Energy

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“Amnesty International and Greenpeace International: An urgent shift to 100 % renewable energy for all is essential to protect people from climate change”. (Greenpeace Press release. December 8th 2015).


Note from author: Renewable energy sources (RES) provide us with energy through natural processes, such as a variety of biological processes, wind, sunshine, water and geothermal heat. (ScienceDaily). In other words, these are sources of energy that cause less harm to our environment than e.g. the burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil), oil drilling and nuclear energy. Although nuclear energy is often referred to as being a “clean” energy source, this is not the case. Nuclear plants around the world, according to the World Nuclear Association, currently produce about 11 % of total world energy. In Finland alone, more than 30% of energy is currently produced through nuclear energy. According to Geological Survey of Finland, nuclear energy produces radioactive waste which is harmful to human health. Although rather rare occasions, nuclear plants also include a number of risks, as we know from both Tchernobyl in 1986 and Fukushima Accident in 2011.


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Anne-Maria Yritys

Anne-Maria Yritys is an authentic, passionate, inspired and multilingual business development manager, creative director, consultant and strategic change leader at Y.E.S. Yritys Executive Services. She is an active (online) networker and social media strategist with one of the Nordic´s largest personal LinkedIn networks. With a vast global following on Twitter, she is also Finland´s most followed business person on Twitter, and one of the country´s most active Tweeters @annemariayritys With her vast international experiences and love for sustainable development, she is a Global Citizen who values ethical leadership and responsible decision-making. She believes in advanced communication, empowerment, continuous development and higher learning leading to sustainable economic development and a sustainable future in individuals, organizations and nations across our Globe. Her mission and vision include accelerating positive change through effective change communication and leadership. She helps businesses and organizations through client/customer-oriented demands with tailored strategy consultations. She can also be booked for public speaking events. To find out more about Anne-Maria and to see how she may be of service to your business needs, please get in touch. Twitter: @annemariayritys @GCCThinkActTank @LeadingWPassion @AroundOMedia

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