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  • Tag: climate change

    Aviation bets on potentially harmful biofuels

    Aviation bets on potentially harmful biofuels

    A new report by the Oakland Institute investigate the use of biofuels from aviation sector, presenting and investigating in particular the Nestlé oil palm case, the Lufthansa jatropha and the SkyNRG recycled cooking oil.

    Climate change threatens coastal wetlands

    Climate change threatens coastal wetlands

    A new publication by the World Bank (WB) warns: one-meter rise in sea levels from climate change could destroy over 60% of the developing world’s coastal wetlands currently at one meter or less elevation.

    How forests control the water cycle

    How forests control the water cycle

    A new study published by the European Commission (EC) analyses the impact of forest management on water flow into streams and rivers.

    Ships continue to boost carbon emissions

    Ships continue to boost carbon emissions

    A new report by the European Environmental Agency (EEA) indicates that greenhouse gases from the shipping sector have increased substantially in the last two decades.

    Climate change worsens hunger

    Climate change worsens hunger

    A new analysis by the World Food Programme (WFP), the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and others underscores the links among climate change, hunger and poor nutrition.

    Health impact of climate change in Africa

    Health impact of climate change in Africa

    A new publication by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) presents a complete report about links between environment and health in Africa, including reshwater and climate change.

    Experts: how aviation can reduce emissions

    Experts: how aviation can reduce emissions

    A new research by the Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) shows possible aviation emission reduction projections due to technologies and mitigations, such as biofuels.

    The EU blocks the trade of illegal timber

    The EU blocks the trade of illegal timber

    A new regulation adopted by the EU prohibits the placing of illegally harvested timber on the European market in an effort to tackle the problem of illegal logging across the world.

    Adapting agriculture to climate change

    Adapting agriculture to climate change

    A new report by the EU working level of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM) shows how agriculture can adapt and be more resilient to climate change.

    Climate change may boost floods in the EU

    Climate change may boost floods in the EU

    A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) highlights some conditions which may contribute to urban flooding to be considered one of the most serious effects of climate change.

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