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  • ¿Quiénes son los responsables de afrontar el cambio climático? October 2, 2017
    Source: Infobae – El cambio climático es probablemente el mayor desafío ambiental y social que enfrenta la humanidad, y que fue generado por el ser humano. Es un problema global que se resuelve en forma global, en donde existen muchos matices que hacen difícil el consenso entre los países respecto a las decisiones que deben […]
  • Consecuencias del cambio climático en los peces October 2, 2017
    Source: El tiempo – Una subida de 2°C altera la metilación del ADN y la expresión de genes claves para la supervivencia y el desarrollo. Este estudio ofrece una nueva visión sobre las consecuencias del cambio climático en los peces a través de modificaciones epigenéticas en todo el genoma
  • Could evaporation be the next renewable energy? October 2, 2017
    Source: Reuters – Wind and solar power are growing as sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels, but storing renewable energy through the night, when the sun isn’t shining, or when no wind is rotating the turbines, remains a hurdle.
  • Figueres: “Estados Unidos pierde competitividad saliendo del Acuerdo de París” October 2, 2017
    Source: EFE Verde – La ex secretaria de cambio climático de la ONU que alcanzó el Acuerdo de París y actual directora del proyecto Misión 2020, Christiana Figueres, subraya que EE.UU. "se queda rezagado y pierde competitividad" abandonando el Acuerdo de París y cediendo a otros países el liderazgo de la economía baja en carbono.
  • Reducir la deforestación e incrementar captura de CO2 en el suelo, una estrategia climática y de seguridad alimentaria October 2, 2017
    Source: El Periódico – Las políticas climáticas que se centran en la agricultura y los bosques podrían llevar al aumento de los precios de los alimentos, pero reducir la deforestación e incrementar la captura de carbono en la agricultura podría reducir significativamente las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero, evitando riesgos para la seguridad alimentaria, […]

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  • FOREST EUROPE Expert Level Meeting October 23, 2019
     The upcoming FOREST EUROPE Expert Level Meeting will be held 23-24 October 2019 in Košice, Slovakia. Related documents: Draft Agenda Draft annotated agenda Practical information ELM2_2019_1_Draft ministerial resolution on improving the adaptation… The post FOREST EUROPE Expert Level Meeting appeared first on Forest Europe.

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  • Fourth meeting of the Expert Group on Adaptation to Climate Change September 5, 2019
    The fourth meeting of the Expert Group on Adaptation to Climate Change will be held back to back with FOREST EUROPE Workshop “Pro-active management of forests to combat climate change driven risks: Policies and… The post Fourth meeting of the Expert Group on Adaptation to Climate Change appeared first on Forest Europe.

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  • Pro-active management of forests to combat climate change driven risks September 3, 2019
    Workshop “Pro-active management of forests to combat climate change driven risks: Policies and measures for increasing forest resilience and climate change adaptation” will be held 3-4 September 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. … The post Pro-active management of forests to combat climate change driven risks appeared first on Forest Europe.

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  • Date for upcoming Expert Level Meeting released June 12, 2019
    The post Date for upcoming Expert Level Meeting released appeared first on Forest Europe.

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  • Agenda is now out for workshop “Pro-active management of forests to combat climate change driven risks” May 3, 2019
    Workshop “Pro-active management of forests to combat climate change driven risks: Policies and measures for increasing forest resilience and climate change adaptation” will be held 3-4 September 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey…. The post Agenda is now out for workshop “Pro-active management of forests to combat climate change driven risks” appeared first on Forest Europe.

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  • Renewable Energy: Americans Are Optimistic, But Not Quite Right November 16, 2016
    Turns out that Americans are a bit overly optimistic about the role that renewable energy plays in the U.S. The average American believes that 20 percent of the country’s energy use comes from renewables—11 percent from solar and 9 percent from wind.
  • From Pet Project to Partner: O&G Investment in Solar August 23, 2016
    When I began my career 37 years ago, the main use of solar panels was on satellites — almost no one on Earth used solar energy. Oddly enough, the best place to be a solar engineer in the 1970s was at a large O&G company.
  • Women Engineers Still Desperately Needed December 9, 2015
    In 1984, when this year’s POWER-GEN 2015 Woman of the Year Kim Greene started engineering school, about 16 percent of her class was made up of women. Today, more than 30 years later, that number has jumped to just 18 percent. Greene, the Chief Operating Office of Southern Company was one of three finalists for […]
  • The Latest Sign That Coal Is Getting Killed July 13, 2015
    Coal is having a hard time lately. U.S. power plants are switching to natural gas, environmental restrictions are kicking in, and the industry is being derided as the world's No. 1 climate criminal. Prices have crashed, sure, but for a real sense of coal's diminishing prospects, check out what's happening in the bond market.
  • Financing Electric Vehicle Markets in New York and Other States July 9, 2015
    The process of sowing the seeds of electric vehicle infrastructure — and thereby creating a backbone of charging stations that can support these vehicles — is still in its infancy. A new report outlines the technologies and business models necessary to ramp up growth in the electric vehicle (EV) market in the United States. It also explores […]