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Powell River mayor appalled by paper mill’s decision to register company with real estate company

by on March 3, 2022 0
Powell River Mayor Dave Formosa said he was ‘fundamentally shocked’ to learn that Paper Excellence, owner of the local Catalyst Tis’kwat pulp and paper mill, has listed the property with the real estate company Colliers, after enthusiastically collaborating with the community for months in search of a climate-friendly successor. “We are concerned about climate... Read More

African heritage sites threatened by coastal flooding and erosion as sea level rise accelerates

by on February 11, 2022 0
A global team of climate risk and heritage experts, including Dr Nicholas Simpson from the Africa Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) was one of the key contributors , provided the first comprehensive assessment of the exposure of cultural and natural heritage sites to extreme sea levels and... Read More

RBI Joins NGFS as India Actively Contributes to Global Green Finance Efforts

by on February 1, 2022 0
Affirming that India is actively contributing to the global efforts towards green finance, the 2021-22 economic survey indicates that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has joined the network of central banks and supervisors for greening the system financial (NGFS) as a member. Financial risks related to climate change pose both micro and macroprudential... Read More

Sebi seeks to evolve ESG rating framework

by on January 23, 2022 0
Two people with knowledge of the matter said, on condition of anonymity, that the market regulator is expected to publish a discussion paper soon outlining regulatory and oversight approaches to environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings. The paper will seek to address two fundamental issues: reaching a standard definition of ESG factors and rating... Read More

how ‘securitization’ became a mindset to dominate Australian politics for a generation

by on December 31, 2021 0
2001 was the last year of the Howard government’s second term. It started with the government on the political defensive, scoring poorly in opinion polls, but ended with a third straight victory in November. Two epic political events – the ‘Tampa Crisis’, in which the government ordered Australian troops to board a foreign ship... Read More

Parrott: The POWER of art | Opinion

by on December 17, 2021 0
On December 27, 2016, The Aspen Times ran an op-ed written by SkiCo CEO Mike Kaplan titled “We’re Still Here”. The entire play is succinct and superb, and if I had to choose one line of thesis it would be this: “I believe this election was more about dissatisfaction with the government than about... Read More

FCDO Launches New Approach to Improve Global Health

by on December 14, 2021 0
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) today released (December 14) two documents reaffirming the UK’s commitment to improving global health through development, diplomacy and research. The approach paper on ending preventable deaths explains how the UK will work with its partners to address the fact that every six seconds a pregnant woman, newborn... Read More

PhD Candidates attending the GSA Research Day

by on December 10, 2021 0
On November 30, guest speakers, faculty judges, and student researchers gathered in the Campus Center ballroom and gallery for the Graduate Student Association’s annual Research Day. Held annually since 2004 (except 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions), the event has featured presentations from 38 PhDs. applicants and a master’s student. The day began with greetings... Read More

Biodiversity Research Institute Announces Publication of New Scientific Paper on Benefits of Savannah Fire Management in Africa

by on December 9, 2021 0
Newswise – Portland, ME — Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), Announces Publication of Scientific Article Management of savannah fires can generate enough carbon revenue to help restore African rangelands and fill funding gaps for protected areas in the December issue of the journal A land. The new study builds on a history of collaborative and... Read More

Senior Emory Ahmed Aljohani Receives Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship | Emory University

by on November 21, 2021 0
Ahmed Aljohani, senior at Emory University, received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship 2022, which covers all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England. Aljohani, a biology graduate from Emory College of Arts and Sciences and originally from Saudi Arabia, is part of an international group of Rhodes... Read More

Letters to the Editor | The Economist

by on November 18, 2021 0
20 November 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. Letters are welcome by e-mail at Vaccine passports Your article on vaccine passports mentioned a paper “yellow card” that the World Health Organization has been publishing for 30 years... Read More

Meet 2022 NFL Draft Hope Jacob Birmelin, WR, Princeton University

by on October 8, 2021 0
Jacob Birmelin, the wide receiver at Princeton University, recently spoke with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot. Name: Jacob Birmelin Position: slot receiver College: Princeton University Height: 5’9 ″ Weight: 175 lbs Twitter: @jakebirmelin Instagram: @jakebirmelin What makes you a top prospect in your 2022 NFL Draft? I think my lateral quickness and understanding... Read More

Pennsylvania tested waterways contaminated with microplastics – CBS Pittsburgh

by on September 29, 2021 0
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Plastic bags are everywhere, including in our homes and stores. The deputy director of PennEnvironment said that they are also in our water and on our streets. The organization tested 53 popular streams in the state, including the three rivers in Pittsburgh, and found the streams were contaminated with microplastics, which... Read More

Stanford reveals potential for overlooked solution to climate change

by on September 29, 2021 0
Zeolite, a crystalline material composed primarily of aluminum, silicon, and oxygen, could essentially act as a sponge to absorb methane. The analyzes lay out a plan to accelerate the development of atmospheric removal and model how the approach could improve human health and have a disproportionate effect on reducing future maximum temperatures. Earlier this... Read More

Biden to host World Leaders Climate Forum

by on September 17, 2021 0
WASHINGTON – President Biden announced on Friday that the United States and Europe have pledged to work to reduce global methane emissions by a third over the next decade and urged other countries to join their efforts to combat a powerful greenhouse gas that warms the planet. In a virtual meeting hosted by the... Read More

Paleooceanographer Michèle LaVigne acquires a new skill: influencing policies

by on September 17, 2021 0
Reconsider the role of scientists When LaVigne was at a graduate school of paleoceanography, she discerned an unspoken understanding that serious scientists, in their quest to uncover empirical truths, should focus only on their research and on publishing their findings in highly academic journals. renowned but specialized. Contributing to politics or public education meant... Read More

RC44 Asia-Pacific Conference 2022

by on August 22, 2021 0
Appointment: June 27-29, 2022Place: Online via Zoom Call for Papers The call for contributions is now open. If you would like to join us, please submit your article summary (150 words) or panel proposal (X words) here before November 30, 2021. About the conference The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the risks inherent in precarious... Read More

Can a large volcanic eruption slow global warming? Here’s what the latest IPCC report says

by on August 9, 2021 0
Before the end of the century, there will be at least one large volcanic eruption, scientists predict Amid grim predictions from the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, there is a silver lining: a major volcanic eruption may thwart anthropogenic global warming to a small extent. All claims of global warming... Read More

You should be worried – POLITICO

by on August 9, 2021 0
Send tips and ideas to or follow Ryan on Twitter. POLITICAL CLIMATE CHANGE HAPPENS SLOWER THAN EXPECTED It is a strange world where we need a scientific report instead of our eyes and ears to tell us what is already evident: that our increasingly extreme climate is in grave danger of destabilization. We... Read More