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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.

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COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans

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All governments should also support the transition of these light vehicles to zero emission vehicles; Kenya; Secretariat of Economy, Mexico; Morocco; Paraguay; Rwanda; Turkey; Uruguay.

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Deadline for applying for Keeling Curve Prize is 10 Feb; $250K for 10 projects

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Previous winners have fixed carbon into stone in Iceland, produced biofuels in Kenya, and helped corporations around the world set and achieve emissions goals. The competition is open until 10 Feb to applicants from around the world. of the International Institute for Environment and Development; Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, Ph.D.,

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How buildings will solve the puzzle of electric cars

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We all saw images this summer of climate change in action. flooding in China and Germany, and crop-destroying droughts in Kenya composed a grim. Hurricanes and wildfires in the U.S., Read more ». The post How buildings will solve the puzzle of electric cars appeared first on Schneider Electric Blog.

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BloombergNEF: clean energy investment in developing nations slumps as financing in China slows; coal burn surges to record high

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The Climatescope results come just ahead of next month’s United Nations-supported climate negotiations in Madrid. The rest of the top five included Chile, Brazil, China, and Kenya, in that order.

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Global Mobility Report finds world not on track to achieving sustainable mobility

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The green mobility objective proposes four different quantified targets to be achieved by 2030 and 2050, one for each of four key dimensions: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, air pollution, physical inactivity and noise pollution. The set targets are consistent with international agreements.

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Cambridge study finds globalized economy making water, energy and land insecurity worse

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The researchers quantified the global water, land and energy use of 189 countries and showed that countries which are highly dependent on trade are potentially more at risk from resource insecurity, especially as climate change continues to accelerate and severe weather events such as droughts and floods become more common.

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