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Sponge parks and vertical gardens – how cities are using nature to overcome extreme weather

Technology Org 18 Jun 2021
The European Union’s adaptation strategy encourages member states to make their countries more resilient to the effects of climate change, and across the continent, researchers are looking for new and innovative ways to adapt to these expected extreme weather events.
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Young GOP voters support action on climate change

Bangor Daily News 18 Jun 2021
Successfully achieving this goal means being innovative ... The latest example of this ”innovation” may actually surprise you. While climate change may be viewed by some as a single-party issue, the reality is quite different. of Maine’s Republicans are in favor of climate action, and ...
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A new rapid assessment to promote climate-informed conservation and nature-based solutions

Phys Dot Org 18 Jun 2021
Drawing from lessons learned from a decade of funding over 100 adaptation initiatives through the WCS Climate Adaptation Fund, the authors offer a simple framework that enables users to rapidly assess how—and by what means—climate change will require innovation beyond business-as-usual conservation practice.
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Prime Minister concludes productive Canada-European Union Summit

The Patriotic Vanguard 18 Jun 2021
They also pledged to continue fighting climate change and protecting the environment, increasing collaboration on technology and innovation, and advancing international peace and security ... The leaders announced the launch of several initiatives to coordinate action against climate change and biodiversity loss.
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UN chief Antonio Guterres sworn in for second term

Al Jazeera 18 Jun 2021
For her part, Merkel praised Guterres’s commitment to peaceful solutions to conflicts, climate protection and “innovative solutions to global problems” in his first term and thanked him for helping set up the COVAX facility to get COVID-19 vaccines to poorer countries.
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Lorca Ignite programme targets breakout cyber talent

Computer Weekly 18 Jun 2021
“By combining government support with innovation expertise and access to investors and ... The government has partnered with technology accelerator Public to run a programme for startups developing innovative technologies that can help with some of the most pressing climate issues.
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‘We must create capacities to deal with unexpected events’

Business Line 18 Jun 2021
It is also a time of opportunities for India in areas such as the knowledge economy, de-risking and diversification of supply chains and climate change. “A country like India with its emphasis on education and innovation is well placed to take advantage of this transformation.”.
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Bloomberg Chooses ECOncrete As Climate Innovator Pioneer

The Tennessee Tribune 18 Jun 2021
The competition received about 250 applications from 36 countries. Candidates were judged on three criteria. the potential impact on greenhouse gas emissions and the planet; the degree of technology innovation and novelty; and the likelihood of adoption ... Bloomberg chooses ECOncrete as climate innovator pioneer appeared first on ISRAEL21c. ....
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UN re-elects Antonio Guterres as secretary-general

Wtop 18 Jun 2021
... deeply divided world faces numerous conflicts, the growing impact of climate change, and a pandemic still circling the globe ... Merkel praised Guterres’ commitment to peaceful solutions to conflicts, climate protection and “innovative solutions to global problems” in his first term.
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Intensive water management in California promotes 'live fast, die young' cycle in floodplain forests

Phys Dot Org 18 Jun 2021
John Stella, a SUNY-ESF professor and principal investigator on the National Science Foundation grant that funded the study, characterized the work as "groundbreaking" for the way it "combined several big datasets in an innovative way to understand how climate and water management interact to put these sensitive ecosystems at risk.".
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NYC department of environmental protection partners with Arcadis

New Business Ethiopia 18 Jun 2021
“This project reflects an innovative approach to stormwater management that will improve how New Yorkers experience water, adapt to climate change and provide lasting environmental benefits to the waterways that have shaped the city for generations.” ... Arcadis. SOURCE. PRNewswire. Arcadis, NYC department of environmental protection Share.
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New York City Department of Environmental Protection partners with Arcadis to drive city-wide resilience

The Record 18 Jun 2021
"This project reflects an innovative approach to stormwater management that will improve how New Yorkers experience water, adapt to climate change and provide lasting environmental benefits to the waterways that have shaped the city for generations." ... As a result, New York Harbor is cleaner and healthier today than it has been since the Civil War.
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100 Climate Actions from Cities in Asia and the Pacific

Reliefweb 17 Jun 2021
These experiences also underscore the key role of cities as initiators, institution builders, and innovators that can translate climate solutions into actions ... innovative and responsive climate solutions that can contribute to building sustainable, inclusive, and livable cities.
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Masdar City drives global green recovery from COVID-19

Arab News 17 Jun 2021
“The UAE leadership has made a longstanding commitment to progressive climate action and recognizes the integral part that innovation plays in advancing the global green recovery,” said Abdulla Balalaa, executive director, Masdar City. “The COVID-19 pandemic has further underlined the links between public health and climate change.
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Equinix vows to curb greenhouse gas emissions of its global operations

Computer Weekly 17 Jun 2021
“We share the urgency of governments, the industry, and our customers that innovation and action are essential to ensure datacentres are more sustainable and reduce carbon emissions quickly to address the impacts of global climate change,” said Abdel.
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