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Volvo delivers first heavy electric truck to Africa; Volvo FE Electric for refuse collection in Rabat, Morocco

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The customer is the refuse collection company Arma, and this is the first heavy battery-electric truck from a global manufacturer to be in commercial operation in Africa. Morocco has ambitious climate goals, based on large investments in renewable energy. Volvo Trucks has delivered its first heavy electric truck to Rabat, Morocco.

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Rheinmetall presents solutions in South Africa for producing, storing and transporting green hydrogen

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At this year’s Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) expo at AFB Waterkloof in Centurion, Rheinmetall AG is presenting turnkey, mobile modular solutions for producing, storing and transporting CO 2 -free hydrogen. The African Aerospace and Defence Exposition takes place every two years at AFB Waterkloof in Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa.

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Solar geoengineering research boosted despite climate change worries

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Researchers in Africa are set to receive grants worth tens of thousands of dollars to study the impact of solar geoengineering. The post Solar geoengineering research boosted despite climate change worries appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Study finds climate impact of hydropower varies widely

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earlier post ), a new study by a team at Environmental Defense Fund finds that the climate impact of hydropower facilities varies widely throughout the world and over time, with some facilities emitting more greenhouse gases than those burning fossil fuels. They also estimated emissions caused by flooding the reservoir.

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Small Glimmers Of Hope As Climate Changes Exacerbate Violence

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has established a causal link between climate change and the rise in armed conflicts in sub-Saharan African countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, and Sudan. This region has become the global epicenter of violent extremist activity. “On the […]

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Climate Expert: Don't Call It Geoengineering

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The leaders of the world have just returned from the UN's latest climate change summit, COP26 , in which the countries that have signed on to the Paris Agreement upped their commitments to fight climate change. C by the year 2100 , according to Climate Action Tracker. C above pre-industrial levels. C above pre-industrial levels.

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Carnegie study finds climate impact of particulates varies greatly depending on where the pollution originated

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However, while greenhouse gases cause warming by trapping heat in the atmosphere, some aerosols can have a cooling effect on the climate because the aerosol particles cause more of the sun’s light to be reflected away from the planet. In many cases, the strongest climate effects of aerosols are felt far from where the aerosols are emitted.

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