A new paper, Emission Possible – How a consolidated emissions trading system would dramatically reduce costs in the EU, by the Center for Political Studies (CEPOS) and EPICENTER, urges EU decision makers to include transportation and buildings into the already existing Emissions Trading System (ETS).
Category: Environment & Sustainability
Can the Great Green Wall Save the Sahel?
Cheaper meat and leftovers for iftar. No new clothes for children. Yet the crisis could bring Muslim communities closer. In the desert scrub of northern Senegal, seven hours’ drive from the capital Dakar, a quiet transformation is underway. In a fenced-off 1,000-hectare nature reserve, oryx, tortoises, monkeys and migratory birds have returned after a long […]
Where to Find More Water: Eight Unconventional Resources to Tap
pkline/GettyImages Manzoor Qadir, United Nations University and Vladimir Smakhtin, United Nations University As climate change worsens, and with populations rising worldwide, water shortages are a top threat to human development and security.
Egypt: World Bank Launches New Partnership Framework to Support Green, Resilient & Inclusive Dev’t
Washington D.C., United States of America/ — The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved a new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Egypt, laying out the World Bank Group’s strategy in the country for FY2023–2027.
The Most Popular Animals in Every Country Around The World
Adventure tour operator Explore Worldwide has studied global search data for 170 species in over 180 different countries to find out what animals each nationality wants to see the most.
IPCC Report Calls For Urgent Climate Action to Secure a Liveable Future For All
Interlaken Switzerland//– There are multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change, and they are available now, said scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released today.
Global Debt and Climate Crises Are Intertwined: Here’s How to Tackle Both
Climate change is compounding the debt crisis in developing countries. UNCTAD spells out the actions necessary to safeguard the world’s sustainable development ambitions.
How Tech Can Help Address the World’s Water Security Crises
With the global population expected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050, the need to preserve our natural resources has never been more urgent. Our global freshwater supply has been severely impacted by climate change.
Recycled Shelter Provides Eco-friendly Refuge for Those Fleeing Disaster Zones
Refugees fleeing disaster zones could soon be living in temporary shelters made from 100% recycled materials, which will not only prove safer and more durable than tents but also help to reduce the plastic waste mountain.
Dizzy Apes Give Clues on Human Drive for Mind-altering Experiences
Great apes deliberately spin themselves in order make themselves dizzy and the discovery could provide clues about humans’ drive to seek altered mental states, a new study reveals.