News tagged with ambitious goals

Putting carbon back where it came from

The UN Climate Conference ended with a promising deal to reduce our impact on the climate, ratified by all 190 participating countries. It remains to be seen if and how these ambitious goals will be met. But one thing is ...

dateDec 17, 2015 in Environment
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At 68, Oracle's flamboyant CEO still going strong

Rising from a college dropout who was derided as a failure by his adopted dad to the world's sixth richest man, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has earned the right to retire after shepherding his company for 35 years into one of ...

dateOct 07, 2012 in Business
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The quick and easy way to measure power consumption

The ambitious goals set by the German government to promote energy efficiency have put pressure on companies to change their energy-use policies. But the sustainable management of energy resources and the associated energy-saving ...

dateMay 10, 2012 in Engineering
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Ambitious goals = satisfaction

Consumers who set ambitious goals have a greater level of satisfaction compared to those who set conservative goals, according to a recently published paper by the Cecile K. Cho, a University of California, Riverside assistant ...

dateAug 17, 2011 in Social Sciences
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