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Benno Hansen
Patent Assistant (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Focusing on our bright green future, environmental sustainability, global partnership and climate change.

MSc degree in horticulture from Copenhagen University, thesis on Hidden Markov Modelling of protein sequences - which is the same algorithm that lies at the core of Google. Winner of TH!NK2, Y!HAA

Have written for magazines at an advertising bureau, supported university students in their IT-tasks, helped maintain the university hardware, software and websites, vacuum cleaned bodies of escaped laboratory test frogs, been a mail man with the Danish Postal Service and counted the number of passengers for the Danish Railways.

My goal is to publish a best selling science fiction novel and/or get elected for parliament with an intellectual party. But I spend a lot more time betting on football matches (and winning), attending FC Copenhagen home games which I hold a season ticket for, reading lots of science fiction and popularized science, skating and eating organic meals with my beautiful, eco-friendly biomedicine ethicist girlfriend.

Oh yeah... every now and then I also blog ;-)


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All posts from this author

28/09/2011 MDG press clips - Q3 2011
17/08/2011 News from Kenya: food price spike worsen hunger, smartphone sales skyrocket
29/06/2011 MDG press clips - Q2 2011
07/04/2011 MDG press clips - November 2010 to March 2011
09/02/2011 Touching. Brutal. Unfair.
13/01/2011 Video: Celebrities, agriculture and trade as seen by NGO worker
28/10/2010 MDG press clips - October
11/10/2010 Kenya
30/09/2010 MDG press clips - September
26/09/2010 Arctic Eco-Diplomacy 2010
11/09/2010 Ground Zero 2010
29/08/2010 Food & Development: Highlights from 'An Edible History of Humanity'
27/08/2010 MDG press clips - week 34
23/08/2010 Faroe Islands paradoxes: Friendly over-fishing and lush green monoculture
22/08/2010 MDG press clips - week 32 & 33
04/08/2010 MDG press clips - week 31
29/07/2010 MDG press clips - week 30
28/07/2010 The willing
25/07/2010 Anarchism 2.0: the open source society
22/07/2010 MDG press clips - week 29
15/07/2010 MDG press clips - week 28
14/07/2010 "All wars are fought over natural resources"
10/07/2010 Major NGOs united on Journalismgate
08/07/2010 MDG press clips - week 27
04/07/2010 Moving the movement of movements from COP to MDG
01/07/2010 MDG Press Clips – weeks 25, 26 and beyond
26/06/2010 "Merchants of Doubt" - a lecture by Naomi Oreskes
17/06/2010 MDG Press Clips – week 24 – killer blogs special
11/06/2010 World Cup & UN climate talks: Now at least the ref knows the rules
10/06/2010 MDG Press Clips – week 23 – blogosphere special
03/06/2010 MDG Press Clips – week 22
31/05/2010 More dirt on COP15
30/05/2010 Bleeding heart heavy metal music
28/05/2010 MDG press clips – week 21
26/05/2010 Google Maps shows North Korea logging endangered tigers' protected forest
23/05/2010 Extinction of thousands of species goes unnoticed
19/05/2010 MDG press clips - week 20 – YouTube special
15/05/2010 Wolfgang Sachs: Sustainable development vs economic growth
13/05/2010 MDG press clips - week 19
06/05/2010 MDG press clips - week 18
29/04/2010 MDG press clips - week 17
28/04/2010 Secret evaluation of COP15 leaked from Danish government
22/04/2010 MDG press clips - week 16
21/04/2010 The Copenhagen Accord succeeded... in dividing the world
15/04/2010 MDG press clips - week 15
12/04/2010 COP + MDG + neoliberalism = ?
08/04/2010 MDG press clips - week 14
05/04/2010 Free food, not trade
30/03/2010 “Take away our Playstations and we are a 3rd World nation”
27/03/2010 The EU will not accomplish biodiversity goal - sets new deadline
24/03/2010 The COP in the MDGs (TH!NK2½ part II)