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Apr 16 2014

Webinar: Investment Strategies for Reducing Fossil Fuel Exposure

In response to the 350.org call for divestment, investors globally are taking a closer look at the role of fossil fuels in their investment strategies. In the recent ESG issue brief, “Options for Reducing Fossil Fuel Exposure,” MSCI ESG Research explores four major strategies that range from fully excluding carbon reserve holders to adding positive exposure to clean technology.

 

Following this publication, MSCI ESG Research invites you to two webinars (North America and EMEA sessions) where industry experts will provide insight into the following three approaches to reducing fossil fuel exposure: fossil fuel free, low carbon, and thematic. 

 

EMEA Speakers:

  • James Leaton, Research Director, Carbon Tracker
  • Gunnela Hahn, Head of Responsible Investment, Church of Sweden
  • Frederic Samama, Deputy Global Head of Institutional Clients, Amundi
  • Hugo Rogers, Fund Manager, Global Emerging Markets Equities, F&C Investments
  • Linda-Eling Lee, Global Head of ESG Research, MSCI ESG Research

 

Discussion topics:

  • How much exposure does a portfolio have to potential ’stranded assets’?
  • How do the various strategies, from divestment to low carbon to thematic, compare when it comes to carbon intensity and performance?
  • What strategies are leading investment managers employing today?

 

 

Event Details   

Session 2 (EMEA)

  • Hong Kong            Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 8:00PM HKT        
  • London                  Tuesday, 22 April 2014,1:00PM BST
  • Paris                      Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 2:00PM CEST
  • Dubai                     Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 4:00PM GST

 Length: 60 Minutes

                         

REGISTER TODAY!

Log-in details will be emailed to you shortly after your registration is received.
There is no fee to attend.

 

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Click here for further information on ESG network initiatives

 

 

 

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Apr 04 2014

Read most viewed articles from Springer

Read the most viewed articles published since the launch of SpringerOpen journal Energy, Sustainability and Society.

 

 

Click here to find more articles online.

 

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4726883  

 

[Source: Springer http://www.springer.com/ 

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Mar 31 2014

Read the First Published Articles from Springer

Earth Perspectives - Transdisciplinarity Enabled has now published its first articles. Read the articles listed below.

 

Earth Perspectives focuses on publishing and promoting integrating approaches to research, analysis and prediction of the Earth System, including the role of humans that either contribute to and/or are affected by the Earth System variability and changes.

Read the First Published Articles:

More articles

[Source: Springer http://www.springer.com/ 

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Mar 26 2014

Knovel Training for New Interactive Equations

Knovel is going to organize general overview sessions on Knovel’s new productivity tool, Interactive Equations. Knovel Interactive Equations is a web-based productivity tool that mechanical engineers in process industries use to find equations suitable for specific applications, paired with worked examples and ready-to-use calculation software to help them solve problems faster.

 

In these sessions you will browse the collection of currently featured equations and practical calculation examples, learn how to use Knovel’s built-in interactive worksheets, and create worksheets from scratch using the Knovel Equation Solver.

 

Two live sessions are available:

Session 1

  • Hong Kong          Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 3:00 AM HKT
  • New York             Tuesday,  8 April 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

Register Now

 

Session 2

  • Hong Kong           Thursday, 10 April 2014, 10:00 PM HKT
  • New York              Thursday, 10 April 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

Register Now

 

*If you are unable to make either live session, please register for one, and you will be notified when a recording is available.

 

These demonstrations will cover examples relevant to Mechanical Engineers in the Chemical and Oil & Gas Industries where you will learn:

  • How to access Knovel Interactive Equations paired with worked examples and ready-to-use calculation software to help you solve problems faster.
  • How to use Knovel’s built-in worksheets to calculate a specific value, convert specific units, or perform what-if calculations.
  • How to easily save and share worksheets in multiple formats for project collaboration and documentation.

 

 

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Mar 26 2014

EBSCOhost maintenance and downtime

On Saturday 29 March 2014 from 9am to 11am, the library’s EBSCOhost databases may be
intermittently unavailable while EBSCO performs network upgrades.

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Mar 25 2014

ScienceDirect Online training: New Interface & Paper Submission (Chinese)

ScienceDirect新介面及Elsevier期刊投稿指南在線培訓課程

Elsevier將於3月至6月期間舉辦一系列關於ScienceDirect新介面使用及Elsevier期刊投稿指南的在線培訓課程。

 詳情如下:

日期

時間

培訓主題

主講人

註冊位址連結

參加用戶

2014327(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在工程學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

王飛

課程註冊連結

不限

201443(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在化學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

呂瑩

課程註冊連結

不限

2014410(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在工程學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

王飛

課程註冊連結

不限

2014417(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在化學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

呂瑩

課程註冊連結

不限

2014424(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在工程學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

 

王飛

課程註冊連結

不限

201458(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在化學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

呂瑩

課程註冊連結

不限

2014515(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在工程學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

王飛

課程註冊連結

不限

2014522(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在化學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

呂瑩

課程註冊連結

不限

2014529(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在工程學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

王飛

課程註冊連結

不限

 201465(星期四)

19:00-20:00

  ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在化學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

呂瑩

課程註冊連結

 不限

 2014612(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在工程學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

王飛

課程註冊連結

 不限

2014619(星期四)

19:00-20:00

ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在化學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

呂瑩

課程註冊連結

不限

2014626(星期四)

19:00-20:00

 ScienceDirect最新介面使用及其在工程學研究中的應用與Elsevier期刊投稿常識

王飛

課程註冊連結

不限

 

每節培訓課程參加名額限制為200, 請儘快註冊。要加入該培訓課程, 請點擊相應的註冊位址連結進行註冊, 當主持人批准你的請求後, 您將收到一封包含課程加入說明的確認電子郵件。

機構預約在線培訓, 請發電郵至: cninfo@elsevier.com

  

 

 

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Mar 21 2014

Wisenews systems downtime 29 March 2014

Systems maintenance of the Wisenews database has been scheduled on Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 from 18:00 to 24:00 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all Wisenews database services will be temporarily unavailable.

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Feb 20 2014

EBL Scheduled Downtime March 2014

EBL platform will be unavailable during March 2, 2014 from 8 am to 12 at noon as the vendor performs enhancements and updates to their system.

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Feb 04 2014

ProQuest downtime for system enhancements

ProQuest will not be available Sunday, February 16 at 10:00 for eight (8) hours (China Standard Time ) for system enhancements.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

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Dec 30 2013

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

Historic Pittsburgh Census Schedules

Have you ever wanted to know more about the residents of 19th century Pittsburgh? Then you’re in luck, the Historic Pittsburgh Census Schedule lets you do just that. Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh’s Digital Research Library, the schedules found on this website include census data collected from 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880. Visitors can search the census schedule by individual name, street, or even city of birth, occupation, or gender. It’s a rather nifty way to learn about the cultural and geographical milieu of the Steel City during this period of dramatic growth. Historians and geographers will find it particularly useful and it’s easy to see how spending time on the site could be a regular part of their research. The site also includes access to other components of the Historic Pittsburgh site, such as Maps, Finding Aids, and a Chronology of key events from the city’s unique history.

 

Environmental Ethics Case Studies

The American Physiological Society (APS) has created a wide range of teaching resources through its collaborative digital library over the past several years. This particular corner of the site brings together a number of environmental ethics case studies which cover everything from GMOS to the fluoridation of drinking water. Currently, the site contains a dozen different resources, including “Food Aid and Population Control,” “Reviving Extinct Species,” and “Progress vs. Family Tradition.” Resources can be filtered by Grade/Age level or even Pedagogy. Additionally, users are encouraged to craft their own resources and submit them for possible inclusion.

 

Maryland Geological Survey

The Maryland Geological Survey (MGS) provides excellent information about the geology of the Old Line State, along with public reports and updates on various ongoing projects. The homepage features live earthquake data and maps that deal with oyster habitat restoration projects, fact sheets, and new reports on lead concentrations in well water across the state. The Publications area contains dozens of maps (such as that of the “Maryland Gold District”) and links to Popular Publications such as “Caves of Maryland” and “Baltimore Building Stones Tour.” The Data section is also quite useful, offering a number of informative data sets on sediment distribution in the Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore Harbor. Finally, the Education area contains an “Ask a Geologist” link that’s quite useful for getting answers to Earth-based queries.

[Source: Scout Report, Volume 19, Number 51, December 20, 2013]

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