News tagged with goal

New hope for limiting warming to 1.5 C

Significant emission reductions are required if we are to achieve one of the key goals of the Paris Agreement, and limit the increase in global average temperatures to 1.5°C; a new Oxford University partnership warns.

dateSep 18, 2017 in Environment
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Measuring global biodiversity change

A new paper co-authored by a group of international scientists, among them UvA researcher W. Daniel Kissling, shows how Essential Biodiversity Variables can be produced to measure biodiversity change at a global scale. The ...

dateAug 17, 2017 in Ecology
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A new way to practice passing in soccer

In soccer, the ability to anticipate the arrival of teammates' passes, receive the ball, and quickly and accurately redirect it is essential to executing a game plan. But it can be difficult for individual players to develop ...

dateJul 06, 2017 in Engineering
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Reducing water use in agriculture

A new LMU project explores ways of monitoring global water consumption. Its primary goals are to determine the total volume of water required for food production, and develop incentives to encourage the sustainable use of ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Environment
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