Global study shows uneven urbanization among large cities in the last two decades

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According to the latest report from the United Nations (UN), the global population in 2018 was 7.6 By 2050, the global population is expected to soar to 9.7 Kathmandu in Nepal, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania). The world has experienced significant urbanization in recent decades.

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Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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The global geothermal industry surpassed 12,000 MW of geothermal power operational, with about 600 MW of new geothermal power coming online globally, according to a year-end update by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA). New geothermal power came on line in Kenya, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Turkey, and Mexico, as well as Oregon, Nevada and Utah in the United States. New project announcements have increased the resource under development to about 30,000 MW.

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Forecast: global 3-wheeler market to grow at CAGR of 13% through 2019

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The value of the global three-wheeler market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13% during 2014-19, according to a recently published report by TechSci Research, “Global Three Wheeler Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019”. The introduction of CNG/LPG three-wheelers has revived the global three-wheeler market and significantly increased the acceptability of three-wheelers across many countries, especially in developing nations, the report says.

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Drivers from the world’s poorest cities who keep their windows down are exposed to 80% more air pollution

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Car users from the world’s least affluent cities are exposed to a disproportionate amount of in-car air pollution because they rely heavily on opening their windows for ventilation, according to a new global study led by researchers at the University of Surrey. In-Car Particulate Matter Exposure across Ten Global Cities.”

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Roskill: Spread of COVID-19 threatens cobalt supply; bottlenecks out of DRC

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As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, the pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on the global economy and commodity markets, including cobalt.

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Benthic sets new water depth drilling record of 2,776 meters

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Benthic, a global geosciences company, broke its own water depth record using the Portable Remotely Operated Drill unit 3 (PROD3) seabed drill. miles) was set on a Statoil project in Tanzania, and was beaten with two deployments to 2,776 meters (9,108 feet) a few weeks later on the Anadarko project off the coast of Mozambique. The previous record of 2,754 meters (9,035 feet, 1.7

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UN: world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100

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The resulting changes in the size, composition and distribution of the world’s population have important consequences for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the globally agreed targets for improving economic prosperity and social well-being while protecting the environment. The global fertility rate, which fell from 3.2 In 2018, for the first time in history, persons aged 65 or above outnumbered children under five years of age globally.

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Researchers castigate planning bodies for ill-conceived Jatropha programs

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Research on Jatropha planting in Tanzania found the net present value of a five-year investment in Jatropha plantation was negative with a loss of US$ 65 per ha on lands with yields of 2 tons/ha of seeds and only slightly beneficial at US$9 per ha with yields of 3 tons when the average expected Jatropha seed yield on poor barren soils is only 1.7 Promode Kant, Shuirong Wu (2011) The Extraordinary Collapse of Jatropha as a Global Biofuel.

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Study Finds Indian Ocean Sea-Level Rise Threatens Coastal Areas; Climate Change Partly Responsible

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The rise—which may aggravate monsoon flooding in Bangladesh and India—could have future impacts on both regional and global climate. Our results from this study imply that if future anthropogenic warming effects in the Indo-Pacific warm pool dominate natural variability, mid-ocean islands such as the Mascarenhas Archipelago, coasts of Indonesia, Sumatra and the north Indian Ocean may experience significantly more sea-level rise than the global average.

Perspective: Why Carbon Emissions Should Not Have Been the Focus of the UN Climate Change Summit and Why the 15th Conference of the Parties Should Have Focused on Technology Transfer

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Experts predict that by the year 2060 global warming, if left unchecked, could result in a temperature rise of seven degrees Fahrenheit higher than temperatures before the Industrial Revolution when man started widespread use of coal and other fossil fuels. More than 110 heads of state met in Copenhagen to formulate a political accord to limit the causes of global warming. According to the IEA, global energy demand will grow 55% by 2030. Perspective by Brian J.