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Rob Hopkins: Transition to a world without oil

Rob Hopkins reminds us that the oil our world depends on is steadily running out. He proposes a unique solution to this problem -- the Transition response, where we prepare ourselves for life without oil and sacrifice our luxuries to build systems and communities that are completely independent of fossil fuels.

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Last Updated on Monday, 29 April 2013 17:39

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The Future of Asteroid Mining

Mining for precious metals in space isn't just for Starcraft and Mass Effect fans anymore. Kevin Pereira talks to Dr. Peter Diamandis from the X Prize Foundation and Zero Gravity Corporation to talk about why people like James Cameron are investing.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 April 2013 17:35

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Asteroid Mining: Science or Fiction

The goal, trillions, in riches from asteroids, has now been verified. But what obstacles and milestones stand along our twenty-year path? Astronomer and Science Fiction author David Brin lays out some preliminary points to consider.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 April 2013 17:33

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Rio Tinto - Mine of the Future

Rio Tinto's Mine of the Futureā„¢ programme will introduce a fleet of new driverless trucks and remote controlled equipment where current site based employees will, in the future, be based in a city thousands of kilometres away. Working from our state-of-the-art Operations Centre in Perth, employees will work like air traffic controllers where they will supervise automated drills, loaders and haul trucks across our Pilbara sites.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 April 2013 17:31

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Mining Minerals From Seawater

Mining Minerals From Seawater

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Last Updated on Monday, 29 April 2013 17:28

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Investing in environmental infrastructure. Interview with Jamie Richards, Foresight Group

Unquote"s Francinia Protti-Alvarez interviews Jamie Richards, manager of Foresight Group's Solar Fund about investing in environmental infrastructure, the risk profile and potential returns.

KPMG Conversation Series - Infrastructure Challenges in Africa - Part 1

Africa is regarded as a continent of opportunity. Some regarded it as a risky investment, yet others have realised the rewards it offers. ABN's Alishia Seckam and her panel of expert business guests share their experiences in entering African markets.

KPMG Conversation Series - Infrastructure Challenges in Africa - Part 2

Africa is regarded as a continent of opportunity. Some regarded it as a risky investment, yet others have realised the rewards it offers. ABN's Alishia Seckam and her panel of expert business guests share their experiences in entering African markets.

New Africa Growth Story: Financing Infrastructure

Moderated by Kemal Dervis, Vice President & Director of Global Economy and Development, The Brookings Institution.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 16:04

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Africa 2012 - Accelerating Infrastructure Investments

In past years, transportation, energy and communication investments contributed substantially more to per capita growth than structural policies. What winning models and partnerships are accelerating infrastructure investment?

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 16:01

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