22 Countries, Including U.S., Pledge to Triple Nuclear Power Capacity

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2023 21:57:09 +0000

The U.S. and 21 other countries have said they want to triple the global generation capacity of nuclear power by mid-century. The pledge, announced Dec. 2 at the United Nations’ […]

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5 Things To Watch For At COP28 In Dubai

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2023 04:43:24 +0000

The annual UN climate conference, COP28, is slated to take place from November 30–December 12 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates … [continued]

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Global Temperatures To Reach New Records In Next 5 Years

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 20 May 2023 01:52:19 +0000

Geneva, 17 May 2023 (WMO) — Global temperatures are likely to surge to record levels in the next five years, fueled by heat-trapping greenhouse gases and a naturally occurring El Niño event, according to a new update issued by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). There is a 66% likelihood that the annual average near-surface global […]

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International Solar Alliance & United Nations Launch Solar Agriculture Irrigation Program

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 19 May 2023 17:10:46 +0000

Solar plus agriculture has been one of my kicks lately. It’s a combo made in heaven, and we should see much more of it in the coming decade. I recently conducted a whole podcast on the topic that, if you haven’t listened to it yet, I highly recommend: We’ve got more news on the solar […]

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How Fiji Does Climate Adaptation: Actions Speak Louder In Virtual Reality

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 16:00:36 +0000

climate adaptation Fiji United Nations UNOver here in the US, much of the climate adaptation talk has to do with the familiar topic of infrastructure. Massive structures of concrete and steel are only part of the solution, though. CleanTechnica caught wind of a United Nations project that leverages virtual reality to communicate the nuances of climate adaptation, and they have […]

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The UN Is Finally, Maybe, Doing Something About Plastic Pollution

Credit to Author: Jamie Leventhal| Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 13:46:49 GMT

About 10 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into our oceans every year—the equivalent of a garbage truck of plastic every minute. A new UN treaty is trying to fight that.

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