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Video: Pricing carbon emissions

If we want to alter the trajectory of global climate change, a single powerful tool can generate action to reduce greenhouse gases: price incentives.

dateNov 15, 2017 in Environment
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Urban trees are growing faster worldwide

Trees in metropolitan areas have been growing faster than trees in rural areas worldwide since the 1960s. This has been confirmed for the first time by a study on the impact of the urban heat island effect on tree growth ...

dateNov 14, 2017 in Environment
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Tourism and travel make Paris targets unachievable

In the year 2100, tourists will be flying nine times as many kilometres as in 2015, and the average travel distance for all tourist journeys is set to double over the same period. Aviation, 90 percent of which is tourism, ...

dateNov 14, 2017 in Environment
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Temperature change in Sichuan

The Sichuan basin is one of the most densely populated regions of China. Along with insufficient arable land and economic underdevelopments, this region is particularly vulnerable to climate-related stresses.

dateNov 14, 2017 in Environment
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