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Hans Kremers
Attended Tilburg University
Lives in Essen, Germany
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First comments of the Frankfurter Allgemeine on the EU deal reached last night on the Greek crisis... read please...
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Der ewige Streit um eine Lösung der griechischen Schuldenkrise verschleiert den Blick auf die globalen Herausforderungen der EU. Das könnte sich noch rächen.
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Climate Pope meets Catholic Pope... somehow it makes me scared
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Der Potsdamer Klimaforscher Schellnhuber war eine treibende Kraft hinter der Umweltenzyklika des Papstes. Die F.A.Z. hat vor seiner Präsentation im Vatikan mit ihm gesprochen.
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If you want to put pubic funds into renewables, you better put it into research to improve their competetitiveness with respect to their alternatives, especially fossil fuels, instead of screwing up the market with expensive subsidies, often for the wrong reasons and the wrong goods.
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A very good article in The Economist on what the opportunities for energy and cllimate policies offered by the current low oil prices. But no word about what to do with the proceeds from carbon taxation. Put them into research to take away the current technical problems on implementing renewables? And please do not forget economic research here.
MOST of the time, economic policymaking is about tinkering at the edges. Politicians argue furiously about modest changes to taxes or spending. Once in a while,...
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The Economist on the German university system.
Ye olde alma mater A GLANCE at the global rankings of universities suggests that nothing much has changed in recent years. MIT, Stanford, Cambridge, Oxford and a few...
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An important read if you are interested in climate change...
Adam Vaughan: The global warming goal that nearly 200 governments have agreed on should be ditched, say scientists writing in Nature
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Long article in the F.A.Z. on climate politics. An (translated into German) interview with Bill McKibbin which appeared first in The Guardian.
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Auch in Amerika ändert sich die öffentliche Meinung: Die Ablehnung von fossilen Brennstoffen etabliert sich inzwischen sogar in seiner Heimat, stellt der Klimaautor Bill McKibben fest.
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Very interesting article of Hans-Werner Sinn on the Varoufakis strategy. A must-read for Germans! Especially the 'economic dwarves' that are attacking him on thinking independently. I also noticed that Sinn wanted to say something about this in Frank Plasberg's ARD program 'Hart aber Fair' but was hindered by left-wing arrogance. Indeed, please, think again.
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Another article in The Economist on the German 'Energiewende' and what is so wrong with it. But Germans won't listen. As usual they know better... poor energy consumers.....
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FAZ with a very good article on the German Climate Targets... in German though.
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Kaum etwas verändert dieses Land so stark wie das Bemühen, etwas Gutes für das Klima zu tun. Das Mantra durchdringt die Wirtschaft und den Alltag der Menschen. Warum Sinn und Irrsinn dabei nah beieinanderliegen.
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Don't go to Cardiffffff!
Cardiff After Dark has been published as a book by Thames & Hudson in October 2012 and is available now from various international book retailers, including amazon.co.uk, amazon.fr, amazon.com and the Book Depository (worldwide shipping). More information: about Cardiff After Dark
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I exchanged my Fujifilm X-E1 camera for the newer Fujifilm X-T1. They are both mirror less cameras. While the X-E1 resembles a rangefinder, the X-T1 resembles a mirror reflex camera. The X-T1 finder is terrific, huge view. Furthermore, more traditional buttons on the X-T1 makes its operation so much more pleasant.
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Essen, Germany
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Voerde, Germany - Mannheim, Germany - Berlin, Germany - Oldenburg, Germany - Kiel, Germany - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Genova, Italy - Osaka, Japan - Tsukuba, Japan - Tilburg, Netherlands - Hoeven, Netherlands
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Economics, Computable General Equilibrium Modelling, Microeconomics, Photography
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  • Tilburg University
    Mathematical Economics, 1984 - 1992
    Masters and PhD, Department of Econometrics, CentER
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December 11