Rio Tinto and Tsinghua University extend partnership on resources, energy and sustainable development

first_imgRio Tinto and Tsinghua University extend partnership on resources, energy and sustainable development Rio Tinto has further strengthened its partnership with China’s Tsinghua University, signing a new partnership agreement and committing a further 30 million yuan ($4.5 million) over the next five years to support research projects of at the Tsinghua-Rio Tinto Joint Research Centre for Resources, Energy and Sustainable Development.The partnership will continue to focus on sustainability issues, particularly those that support Rio Tinto’s 2050 net zero carbon emissions strategy and the company’s collaboration to reduce carbon emissions and improve environmental performance across the steel value chain as part of the separate Rio Tinto-China Baowu Steel Group-Tsinghua University Partnership.Rio Tinto and Tsinghua University established the Joint Research Centre in 2012 to bring together leading experts from China and around the world to study, generate and share ideas and best practice for sustainable development. Over the last eight years, the partnership has delivered over 90 research papers on sustainability topics, with multiple policy recommendations submitted to the Chinese authorities.Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques and Vice Chairman of China’s National Experts Panel on Climate Change, Tsinghua University former executive vice president He Jiankun witnessed the signing of the agreement to extend the partnership at a ceremony today in Beijing.Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said “The Tsinghua-Rio Tinto Joint Research Centre for Resources, Energy and Sustainable Development has already delivered great insight into the outlook of our largest market and our long-term strategic considerations for the transition to a low-carbon economy.”“Extending our strong partnership with Tsinghua University, as one of the leading institutions in China, underscores our commitment to be part of the solution to climate change.”“With China’s pledge to become carbon neutral by 2060, the research projects conducted by the Tsinghua-Rio Tinto Centre are likely to become even more relevant to achieving China’s long-term strategic goals.”Tsinghua University vice president You Zheng said “We will strive to build the Joint Research Centre into one of the world’s leading research institutions on energy, resources and sustainable development, and one of the most influential think tanks in China. We hope to continue to work with Rio Tinto to contribute to the sustainable development of humanity, leveraging our complementary advantages for mutual benefit and common development.”About Rio TintoRio Tinto produces materials that are essential to human progress. We have publicly acknowledged the reality of climate change for over two decades and have reduced our emissions footprint by over 30 per cent in the decade to 2020.We have set ambitious emissions targets to reduce our carbon intensity by a further 30% and our absolute emissions by a further 15% by 2030, alongside establishing a $1 billion fund to invest in climate related projects. These targets will bring us a step closer to achieving our long-term goal of becoming net zero emissions by 2050.In 2018, we completed the divestment of our coal assets, becoming the only major mining company not producing fossil fuels. In the same year, we also entered into the Elysis joint venture with Alcoa, with investments from the Government of Quebec and Apple, which is developing a revolutionary process to make aluminium that eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from smelting.In 2019, we entered into a partnership with China’s largest steel producer, China Baowu Steel Group and Tsinghua University to develop and implement new methods to reduce carbon emissions and improve environmental performance across the steel value chain.About Tsinghua UniversityEstablished in 1911, Tsinghua University is one of China’s most prestigious and influential universities. With the motto of “self-discipline and social commitment” and the spirit of “actions speak louder than words”. Tsinghua greatly values the interaction between Chinese and Western cultures, the science and humanities, the ancient and modern. Over the past century, more than 200,000 graduates from Tsinghua have become top talent in China and around the world. Tsinghua is committed to developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing problems in China and the world, by setting its sight on the frontiers of science and technology that align with the country’s strategic objectives.Category: General /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. 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Murphy, Wegender, Wall, Allen and Rennoldson receive Monroe County top honors

first_imgSecond Team All-County D IV Annika MonfortWebster ThomasMF10 Share on Facebook Ashley JacobsWebster SchroederMF/F10 Churchville-Chili Nina DoyleIrondequoitD/MF12 Subscribe by Email Leah WengenderOlivia Wall Leah Wengender (28 goals, 18 assists) shared Monroe County Division II Player of the Year honors with teammate Olivia Wall. (Photo: CHRISTOPHER CECERE)Penfield’s Grace Murphy, Spencerport’s Leah Wegender and Olivia Wall, Pittsford Sutherland’s Grace Allen and Honeoye Falls-Lima’s Izzy Rennoldson all excelled in the 2018 season. For their level of play, each received Player of the Year honors as voted upon by the Monroe County girls’ soccer coaches.  Murphy scored four goals and dished out six assists for the Patriots (12-4-2). The midfielder achieved First Team honors for the first time this year, collecting 14 points overall, leading Penfield to the Division I crown and the Class AA sectional finals.  Multiple Patriots joined Murphy on the Division I First Team including Rebecca Rolland (forward; ten goals, seven assists), Molly Sauter (defender) and Nikki Barlow (midfielder). Webster Schroder’s Angel Bennet (168 saves, 0.837 goals-against average), Anna Hewlett (midfielder/forward; 14 goals, six assists) and sophomore Ashley Jacobs (midfielder/forward; three goals, six assists) garnered first team nods. Olivia Damico (midfielder; 13 goals, three assists) and Lexi Perry (midfielder/forward; nine goals, four assists) represented Victor on the first team, joined by Fairport’s Kenzie Tarmino (defense; five goals, two assists) and Allison Donovan (midfielder/forward; four goals, four assists), as well as Hilton’s Megan Letta (midfielder/forward; six goals, five assists) and Katherine Annable (defender/midfielder; four goals, one assist). Rush Henrietta’s Madelyn George (midfielder/forward; 15 goals, four assists) rounded out the Division I honors.Wengender created the offense (forward; 28 goals, 18 assists) and Olivia Wall led the defense (defender/midfielder; one assist) for Spencerport (18-1-1) in another dominant season. Both seniors share Division II player of the year honors in spearheading an unbeaten regular season. Cat Wall (goalkeeper/midfielder; 89 saves, 0.45 goals-against average, one assist) joins her sister along with Erin Coykendall (forward; 15 goals, 14 assists) as the representatives for the Rangers on the first team. Churchville-Chili’s Brynne Parkman (goalkeeper; 124 saves, 1.57 goals-against average), Hannah Shipley (forward; four goals, four assists) and Angelica Reina (defender/midfielder; one goal, one assist) all nabbed first team honors. Gates-Chili’s Maya Charcholla (defender) and Ashley McCullough (defender; three assists) joined the first team backfield. Nina Doyle (defender/midfielder; five goals, one assist) and Talia deFay (midfielder; one goal, one assist) represented Irondequoit along with Webster Thomas’s Aylssa Ogi (defender/midfielder; three goals) and Sara Tomei (midfielder/defender; seven goals, six assists) on the first team. Canandaigua Brave Maddie Green (goalkeeper; 189 saves, 3.30 goals-against average) rounded out the selection.VIEW MORE CHRISTOPHER CECERE PHOTOS HERE.Pittsford Sutherland (14-3-2) capped the season with a Division III title behind the play of all four of their first team members, which includes player of the year recipient Allen (midfielder/forward; 13 goals, ten assists). Megan Hanna (defender; three goals), Sarah Dunnigan (defender; four goals, four assists) and Fiona Wilmot (midfielder/forward; six goals, eight assists) complete the Knight’s Division III first team members.Three Greece Athena players made the first team. Jisela Dall (midfielder/forward; five goals, six assists), Sadie Coachmen (goalkeeper; 212 saves, 1.01 goals-against average) and Waniya Hudson (midfielder/forward; 19 goals, four assists) represented the Trojans. Pittsford Mendon, Brockport and Brighton players earned two sports apiece; Grace O’Hara (midfielder/forward; 15 goals, six assists) and Hannah Sertl (midfielder/forward; four goals, one assist) for the Vikings; Emily Parker (forward; 17 goals, six assists) and Jordyn Bombay (defender) for the Blue Devils; Julie Frischmann (forward; 11 goals, one assist) and freshman Amelia Adiutori (midfielder; six goals, three assists) for the Barons. StevieLyn Diggory (defender; three goals) rounded out the selection for the Division III first team. Despite the tough season, Rennoldson came to play every day for Honeoye Falls-Lima (4-10-2). She netted three goals and secured a team-leading two assists for the Cougars to garner player of the year honors for Division IV.Teammates Mari Spitz (goalkeeper; 114 saves, 2.04 goals-against average) and Paige Brent (midfielder) joined Ronaldson on the Division IV first team. Four members of title-winners Greece Odyssey got tabbed for top team honors. Emilee Festa (midfielder; nine goals, eight assists), Abby Wilson (defender/forward; seven goals, four assists), Katie Bianchi (defender/midfielder; one goal, four assists) and freshman Sienna Tyo (midfielder/forward; nine goals, one assist) all represented the Leopards. Batavia’s Katie Moore (forward; 20 goals, four assists) and Jenae Colkey (goalkeeper; 160 saves, 1.65 goals-against average), along with Eastridge’s Samantha Stewart (defender/midfielder; two goals, one assist) and Sierra Manning (forward; 11 goals, two assists) plus Greece Olympia’s Grace Collins (midfielder/forward; eight goals, six assists) finish off the Division IV First Team. Katie MooreBataviaF11 Grace MurphyPenfieldMF11 Paige BrentHF-LMF10 Emily ParkerBrockportF11 Player NameSchoolPositionGrade Olivia DamicoVictorMF11 Abby WilsonGreece OdysseyD/F11 Kenzie TarminoFairportD12 Brittany AlexanderHF-LD11 Sara TomeiWebster ThomasMF/F12 Madeline HorstRush HenriettaD12 Add to Google+ Player NameSchoolPositionGrade Nicki BarlowPenfieldMF12 Izzy Rennoldson Aylssa OgiWebster ThomasD/MF10 Second Team All-County Division I Player of the Year Jenae ColkeyBataviaGK12 Player NameSchoolPositionGrade First Team All-County Division III Sportsmanship AwardBrighton Murphy, Wegender, Wall, Allen and Rennoldson receive Monroe County top honors Eden DewolfGreece OdysseyD/MF12 Jordan GoeddertzGreece ArcadiaD12 Carli ZolloHF-LMF11 Lilli HebblethwaiteIrondequoitD12 Caroline BellPenfieldMF/F12 Rachel CraneRush HenriettaMF/F12 Coach of the Year Adam Palumbo, Sutherland Sam WhiteVictorMF/F12 Sidney SmithWebster SchroederD10 Jamie Schneider, Spencerport Jenna TenneyCanandaiguaD12 Player of the Year Victoria SabelPenfieldMF/F11 Angelica ReinaChurchville-ChiliD/M11 Jisela DallGreece AthenaMF/F12 Ashley FinkbeinerPittsford SutherlandMF10 Jacey PalmgreenGreece OlympiaD11 Angel BennetWebster SchroederGK12 Penfield Maddie GreenCanandaiguaGK12 First Team All-County Division IV Molly SauterPenfieldD12 Rush Henrietta Bryn HayesBrockportMF/F12 Rebecca RollandPenfieldF11 Cat WallSpencerportGK/MF11 Maya CharchollaGates-ChiliD12 Emily CaccamiseBataviaF12 Victoria BisciottiHiltonMF/F12 Player of the YearGrace Allen Brynne ParkmanChurchville-ChiliGK12 Sophie EckertIrondequoitD12 Eileen KellyBrightonMF/F11 Second Team All-County Division II Lindsey RiegerWebster SchroederD11 Taylor AsheVictorMF11 Rylie HayesPenfieldGK12 Player NameSchoolPositionGrade Player NameSchoolPositionGrade Erin CoykendallSpencerportF12 Maddy BrongoSpencerportD12 Madelyn GeorgeRush HenriettaMF/F12 Skylar DonohueChurchville-ChiliD12 Hannah SertlPittsford MendonMF/F12 Katherine AnnableHiltonD/M12 StevieLyn DiggoryGreece ArcadiaD12 Second Team All-County Division III Katie BianchiGreece OdysseyD/MF12 Lisa AbePittsford MendonMF/F12 Division WinnerSpencerport Fiona WilmotPittsford SutherlandMF/F11 Olivia BossarteFairportD12 Sportsmanship Award Samantha StewartEastridgeD/MF12 Morgan PorachGreece OdysseyD/F12 Waniya HudsonGreece AthenaMF/F12 First Team All-County Division I Ashley McCulloughGates-ChiliD11 Lexi PerryVictorMF/F12 Juliette FrischmannBrightonF11 Allison LaFrancaGreece AthenaD/MF12 Rachel VanderVenHF-LD/MF11 Jordyn BombayBrockportD12 By Wolveridge Langan on December 1, 20181 Comment Allison DonovanFairportMF/F12 Leana BrownPittsford SutherlandGK12 Player NameSchoolPositionGrade Anna HewlettWebster SchroederMF/F11 Grace AllenPittsford SutherlandMF/F11 Grace Murphy Sadie CoachmanGreece AthenaGK12 Meghan MarangolaBrightonD10 Division Winner Greece Odyssey Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Sarah DunniganPittsford SutherlandD12 One Response to “Murphy, Wegender, Wall, Allen and Rennoldson receive Monroe County top honors” Cassady FakerChurchville-ChiliMF12 Amelia AdiutoriBrightonMF9 Megan HannaPittsford SutherlandD12 Emily TyoGreece OdysseyD/MF11 Laura BennettPittsford SutherlandD/MF9 Sportsmanship Award Oliva WallSpencerportD/MF12 Skyler WhippleGreece AthenaD/MF12 Danielle GattoGates-ChiliD12 Connect on Linked in Follow on Facebook Player NameSchoolPositionGrade Division Winner Sutherland Addie BrysonPittsford MendonD11 Sierra ManningEastridgeF9 Mari SpitzHF-LGK10 Lillian HicksFairportD10 Co-Player of the Year Jade TaloneGreece AthenaMF11 Natalie DillonGates-ChiliMF12 Grace CollinsGreece OlympiaMF/F11 Grace O’HaraPittsford MendonMF/F10 Talia deFayIrondequoitMF12 Sienna TyoGreece OdysseyMF/F9 Izzy RennoldsonHF-LD/MF12 Division Winner Co-Coach of the Year Player NameSchoolPositionGrade Maddy TartaoraSpencerportMF11 Emilee FestaGreece OdysseyMF12 Kent Brown, Webster Schroeder; Libby Tobin, Penfield Doralis AllenBrockportGK12 Sophie BeckmanBataviaMF10 Isabella BarbosaEastridgeGK/D9 Paige BoulterWebster ThomasMF10 Taylor EcclestonHiltonMF12 Leah WengenderSpencerportF12 Murphy, Wegender, Wall, Allen and Rennoldson receive Monroe County top honors added by Wolveridge Langan on December 1, 2018View all posts by Wolveridge Langan →FacebookTwitter分享by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksSponsor ContentCosmoWomensTop 30 Most Beautiful Women in the WorldCosmoWomensBig Data Courses | Search AdBig Data Online Courses Might Be More Fun Than You ThinkBig Data Courses | Search Adezzin.com20 Beautiful Places to Visit Before You Dieezzin.comby Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksMore from Pickin’ SplintersBaron keeps Bonaventure close to his heart – Pickin’ SplintersTah-Jae Hill, Zion Morrison and the Starting Five – Pickin’ Splinters”If you had a Mount Rushmore of MCC baseball, he’s on there.” Longtime assistant Jack Christensen passes away – Pickin’ Splinters Bella SchorrCanandaiguaD11 Coach of the Year Brooke FedisonEastridgeMF/F11 Sabrina TrapaniSpencerportD12 Mya MahonChurchville-ChiliMF10 Kuditra DerosaGreece OlympiaMF/D9 Kayla MachonkinBrockportD11 Coach of the Year Chrissy Merrill, HF-L Sportsmanship AwardHF-L Emma LeonardoWebster SchroederMF10 Megan LettaHiltonMF/F12 Hannah ShipleyChurchville-ChiliF10 First Team All-County Division II This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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Western Michigan Christian prevails in OT over Covenant Christian in girls basketball

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