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Climate change [What Think Tanks are thinking]

The United Nations’ Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, will convene a special summit on climate change on 23 September, during the annual session of the UN General Assembly in New York. Continue reading

Climate change [What Think Tanks are thinking]

The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has urged governments worldwide on March 28 to come to the UN summit on climate in September 2019 with concrete plans to boost action against global warming.The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has urged governments worldwide on March 28 to come to the UN summit on climate in September 2019 with concrete plans to boost action against global warming. Continue reading

Adapting to a changing climate in Europe: Strategies for reducing risk and building resilience

Global temperatures on land have risen by 0.9°C since the 1950s, and are expected to continue rising by 2°C and more, compared to pre-industrial temperatures. The changing climate affects many sectors of business and society. Different kinds of adap­tation measures are needed for each situ­ation – there is no one-size fits all approach. Adaptation to a … Continue reading

F-gases: good for the ozone layer, bad for the climate

The EU is taking steps to reduce the use of fluorinated gases (F-gases). F-gases have replaced ozone-destroying substances, but as potent greenhouse gases they contribute significantly to global warming. In the 1980s, scientists discovered that the earth’s protective ozone layer was thinning, raising the risk of skin cancer and cataracts. The culprits were chlorofluorocarbons (CFC), … Continue reading

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