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Climate inaction brings Italy to court for final judgment

This article is written in collaboration with Benedetta Ferrarini for the column of Rethinking Climate, Sustainable Italy. Rethinking Climate is a youth-led international cooperation non-profit whose mission is to understand how we can better communicate, and therefore understand, the climate crisis and sustainability in its variety of topics. What is …

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Ruminations on science in Katharine Hayhoe’s book Saving Us

By David R. LegatesCP Guest Contributor | Sunday, February 27, 2022 Photo: Unsplash/Dikaseva In Save Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World (One Signal Publishers, 2021) Professor Katherine Hayhoe, climate scientist and Christian, categorizes people according to their beliefs about global warming: the alarmed, …

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Green hypocrisy hurts the poorest

About half a century ago, rising energy prices devastated Western economies, helping to make Middle Eastern autocrats incredibly wealthy while sustaining the slowly disintegrating Soviet empire. Today, the world is once again reeling from soaring energy prices; but this time the wound is self-inflicted – a product of misguided policies …

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One Ocean Summit: UNESCO calls on countries to include ocean education in school curricula by 2025

On the occasion of the One Ocean Summit taking place in Brest, France, UNESCO announced that it had set itself the objective of including ocean education in the school curricula of its 193 States. members by 2025. To achieve this objective, the United Nations agency provides public decision-makers with a …

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Norwegian researchers build a floating “ocean laboratory”

[ad_1] Posted on December 19, 2021 at 2:50 PM by Gemini News Right next to the small island of Munkholmen, outside the city of Trondheim, the first of two observation buoys is now installed to collect data from the fjord. With a diameter of five meters and yellow in color, …

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Jacobs Engineering: Understanding the Main Findings of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has started publishing its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)on the drivers and potential impacts of climate change and the ways in which human societies may respond. The report highlights the scale of the challenge we face in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the …

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Greening capital starts in PH

Sustainable investing has been one of the fastest growing trends in global markets over the past two years. Investors need to understand how investment analysis plays a role in calling for sustainability in the markets. Fundamental analysis makes it possible to estimate the value of a company in terms of …

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Pakistan’s responsibility to create peaceful atmosphere, take decisive action against cross-border terrorism so far: India at UNSC

[ad_1] Permanent Mission of India to the UN Kajal Bhat. | Photo credit: Twitter Highlights Indian representative gave response after Pakistan Ambassador to UN Munir Akram raised Jammu and Kashmir issue Bhat, who is owned by J&K, said UN member states are aware Pakistan has “an established history and policy” …

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Climate change will kill national sovereignty as we know it

REUTERS As WE collectively rush into the era of climate change, international relations as we have known them for almost four centuries will change beyond recognition. This change is probably inevitable, and maybe even necessary. But it will also cause new conflicts, and therefore wars and suffering. Since the Peace …

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Protesters plan to block an intersection in Vancouver today

The activists plan to “lock themselves in a facility, risking arrest” for their grand finale of the October rebellion. A group of protesters calling on the BC government to take urgent action on the climate emergency will hold its “grand finale” by blocking one of Vancouver’s main thoroughfares before Halloween …

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Nilgiris’ production company Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar wins Ecuador Prize 2021

UDHAGAMANDALAM: The Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar Producer Company Limited in the Nilgiris has received the prestigious 2021 Equator Prize from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). “This cooperative of 1,700 shareholders, managed and managed entirely by indigenous peoples of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, improves the livelihoods of villagers by supporting the sustainable …

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Top 10 largest forests in the world: full list here

Forests are said to be the lungs of planet Earth and cover nearly 31% of the land mass or its surface. Yet this is not enough. The United Nations has repeatedly reminded us that due to climate change and human interference, forests have fallen under the status of danger. However, …

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Trace the points that led to the Amazon tipping point

[ad_1] Scientifically, it is indisputable that the Amazon is on the way to ceasing to become a tropical forest. The “lungs of the earth” which store some 200 billion tonnes of carbon now emit more carbon than they capture, accelerating climate change which is further damaging the forest. Mysterious forest …

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U of O researchers are working to improve membrane distillation techniques to make drinking water more accessible

[ad_1] Reading time: 2 minutes We looked at the pore wetting phenomenon and how O University PhD candidate Hooman Chamani plans to alleviate it. University of Ottawa doctoral candidate Hooman Chamani, alongside Professors Christopher Lan and Takeshi Matsuura from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, recently published their work …

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Letter: Global Peril

[ad_1] Published: 08/23/2021 07:00:17 AM In front of us – suddenly! – massive extinction of species, destruction of terrestrial biodiversity. This is due to human changes in our planet’s earth system: its atmosphere (air), hydrosphere (water), cryosphere (ice and permafrost), lithosphere (rock) and biosphere (life). Most of this destruction has …

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Development or survival? Imbalance – Ground views

[ad_1] Photo courtesy of the BBC Sri Lanka’s country declaration to the 21st Conference of the Parties (known as COP21) to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, held in Paris in 2015, said: “We are aware of the big difference in carbon dioxide emitted by biological sources. …

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The definition of ecocide | WilmerHale

[ad_1] The climate crisis, an issue that once took the form of abstract temperature charts and projections, is now a dizzying parade of broken weather records and natural disasters. The time therefore seemed opportune when in June, the editorial group of experts of the Stop Ecocide Foundation (SEF) published his …

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Walhi calls on government to respect UNESCO’s concern over Komodo National Park

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – East Nusa Tenggara Indonesian Environment Forum (Walhi) Executive Director Umbu Wulang called on the government to respect UNESCO’s concern about the Komodo National Park development project. UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) had previously called for the island’s tourism development project to be stopped …

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North Devon Biosphere Launches Nature Restoration Declaration

[ad_1] The North Devon Biosphere has launched an ambitious new nature recovery plan as a contribution to tackling the ecological emergency here in North Devon, aligning with the government’s 25-year environmental plan and l Prime Minister’s pledge to protect 30% of UK land by 2030.. Join the individuals, organizations, councils …

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FG requests UN assistance on environmental challenges

[ad_1] Minister of the Environment Mohammad Abubakar Michel Olugbode The federal government has pleaded with the United Nations and its agencies to support the country in its many environmental challenges. Environment Minister Dr Mohammad Abubakar made this plea yesterday during a courtesy visit to the ministry by United Nations Under-Secretary-General …

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Positive nature by 2030: a major global goal for nature

[ad_1] The dangerous and the aggravation the decline in biodiversity is well documented – we know we are destroying natural systems faster than they can replenish themselves. Yet we depend entirely on nature for human health, well-being and prosperity. The recent ‘Dasgupta Review’ on the Global Biodiversity Economy – commissioned …

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Fonatur withheld negative information about Maya Train

[ad_1] The National Tourism Promotion Fund (Fonatur) withheld critical information about the US $ 8 billion Maya Train when it requested funding for the project from the Federal Ministry of Finance (SHCP). The newspaper the universal reported Monday that Fonatur, which manages the construction of the 1,500-kilometer tourist and freight …

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Hydrospace Technology: Collaboration Expands Global to Meet Growing Needs

[ad_1] Hydrospatial could be described as the part of the geospatial knowledge infrastructure that deals with the hydrosphere, and hydrospatial technologies support navigation, economic development, stability, security and defense, resilience and scientific research. . Here, Mark Smits, Director of Woolpert’s Geospatial Program and Senior Partner, highlights the trends and developments …

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The onus is on Pakistan to create the right atmosphere: India at the UN

[ad_1] “India wants normal neighborly relations with all countries, including Pakistan,” adviser to India’s permanent mission to the UN, R. Madhu Sudan, at the General Assembly. United Nations India has said it wants “normal” neighborly relations with all countries, including Pakistan, and asserted that it is Islamabad’s responsibility to create …

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Protect the oceans, says the UN to the nations

[ad_1] THE UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) for efforts to protect the oceans. The recently released Second Global Oceans Assessment confirmed that many of the benefits the global ocean provides to humanity are being undermined by human actions, he said in a post …

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Reinvent. Recreate. Restore

[ad_1] The world is witnessing rapid changes in environmental conditions across the world. The “extremes” we witnessed demonstrate the appalling scenario we have entered into. No region or part of it has been immune to these changing signatures of the environment in which we live. The costs of new age …

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5 satellite images that show how our planet is changing

[ad_1] Satellite images can provide vital information on how our planet is changing and responding to global warming. They can measure changes in sea level up to a milliliter or the temperature of the land and the ocean, so scientists can do a “health check.” Below are 5 eye-opening satellite …

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Alarm over unprecedented accumulation of mercury in Pacific Ocean trenches – Eurasia Review

[ad_1] A scientific article recently published in Nature Publishing’s Scientific reports The newspaper found unprecedented amounts of highly toxic mercury being deposited in the deepest trenches in the Pacific Ocean. The study, a multinational effort involving scientists from Denmark, Canada, Germany and Japan, reports the first-ever direct measurements of mercury …

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With the support of Italy, UNESCO launches an international network of environmental experts – India Education | Latest Education News | Global education news

[ad_1] On December 1, 2020, Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, launched a multi-partner trust fund “UNESCO Network of International Environmental Experts – the UNESCO Earth Network” with an objective of mobilizing global resources of USD 20 million on an initial period of Years. The Fund entered into force with …

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Tarin seeks support to boost economic recovery amid Covid-19

[ad_1] ISLAMABAD, April 28 (APP): Amid emerging signs of economic recovery, Federal Minister of Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin on Wednesday called for support from development partners to boost economic recovery during the third wave of Covid-19, which, he said, was difficult. “The third wave of COVID-19 is particularly difficult …

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