President of BP China talks in Edinburgh about China’s energy future

I attended a talk yesterday evening by Chen Liming, the President of BP China. The lecture was the first in a series of business lectures held by the Confucius Institute for Scotland on the theme of China, Scotland and the world. Chen talked about China’s rapid economic growth over the last fifty years, and the… Read More President of BP China talks in Edinburgh about China’s energy future

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Miraikioku – memories and the future in north-east Japan

Some fantastic work involving Google has recently been launched at http://www.miraikioku.com/en/. The aim is to catalogue the effects, impacts and ongoing reconstruction efforts following the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster. There are all sorts of things on the site including user-uploaded imagery, before and after Street Views of disaster-hit areas, and some… Read More Miraikioku – memories and the future in north-east Japan