LEAP is developed and supported by the U.S. Center
of the Stockholm Environment Institute
, a non-profit research institute based at Tufts University
in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Most recently LEAP has been chosen by 85 countries as the main modeling tool for the climate change mitigation assessments that will be presented to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
LEAP is distributed at no charge to not-for-profit, academic and governmental organizations based in developing countries.
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- Energy planning software
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(Other definitions of the acronym LEAP)
One has to reach to the absolute state of awareness: that is Zen|Zen. You cannot do it every morning for a few minutes or for half an hour and then forget all about it. It has to become like your heartbeat. You have to sit in it, you have to walk in it. Yes, you have even to sleep in it.
I am the rich man's guru.
I have never been a celibate. If people believe so, that is their foolishness. I have always loved women – and perhaps more women than anybody else. You can see my beard: it has become grey so quickly because I have lived so intensely that I have compressed almost two hundred years into fifty.
It is not decided by votes what is true; otherwise we could never come to any truth, ever. People will vote for what is comfortable – and lies are very comfortable because you don't have to do anything about them, you just have to believe. Truth needs great effort, discovery, risk, and it needs you to walk alone on a path that nobody has traveled before.