Category: Climate Change

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Environment and Climate Change | March 29, 2023

Progress on Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Is Good News

Mar 28, 2023If the world is serious about addressing climate change, we should welcome forward momentum on this critical technology. Getting on track for net zero emissions by 2050 will require…

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The Hill, Columnists | March 29, 2023

How to foster US mineral trade with Africa

Vice President Kamala Harris will be in sub-Saharan Africa this week as part of the Biden administration’s effort to strengthen its diplomatic and economic relationships in the region. We have…

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The Hill, Columnists | March 28, 2023

California’s desert trees can’t take the heat: study

Some of the Southwest's most iconic desert trees are running for their lives in what could be a grim harbinger for more temperate ecosystems across the West. A study in Functional Ecology…

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The Hill, Columnists | March 28, 2023

America’s EV aspirations are enabling China's rise and modern-day slavery

The Biden administration recently announced a plan to create a national network of 500,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations “so that the great American road trip can be electrified.” It builds on…

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E International Relations | March 28, 2023

An Ecological State of Exception: Applying Carl Schmitt to Climate Change

The path towards an ecological civilization remains unclear. Some governments may rely on trust, but for others control will be preferable.

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Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC) | March 28, 2023

From Zimbabwe to Venice to study climate change, memorial master’s degree for Lucy Samvura Motsi

Meteorologist Lucy Samvura Motsi passed away only one exam away from earning the Master’s degree in Science and Management of Climate Change, joint initiative of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice…

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The Hill, International | March 24, 2023

Biden says US will have 'no more reliable ally' than Canada in speech to parliament

President Biden on Friday trumpeted the importance of the United States’s relationship with Canada, arguing that no two countries in the world have closer ties as the two countries seek…

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The Hill, Defense | March 23, 2023

Defense chiefs warn against budget cuts, say it would endanger US security

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley warned Congress on Thursday against cutting the Pentagon's annual budget, arguing it would endanger U.S.…

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The Hill, International | March 23, 2023

Four things on the agenda for Biden's first trip to Canada as president

President Biden is making his first trip across the northern border as president, seeking to bolster the U.S.-Canada alliance on issues like the war in Ukraine, migration and climate change.…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | March 23, 2023

Climate change making Earth ‘uninhabitable’ Guterres warns

Humanity is facing a “difficult truth” the UN chief said just ahead of World Meteorological Day, marked on Friday – the damage already being caused by climate change is “making our planet…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | March 23, 2023

UN chief calls on EU to help world get ‘back on track’

UN Secretary-General António Guterres attended an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, seeking support for action on climate change, sustainable development and addressing the ongoing challenges linked to Russia’s invasion…

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The Hill, Defense | March 22, 2023

Republicans grill military on diversity, equity goals at hearing on recruitment challenges

Republican senators on Wednesday pressured senior officials with the Navy, Army and Air Force on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) training, which they said was among "woke" policies that are…

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Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC) | March 22, 2023

A survival guide for humanity: the IPCC’s latest synthesis report

From science to policy: a matter of urgency, action, and hope. The latest IPCC synthesis report lays out the harsh truth on the current state of the climate. But, it…

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Development Alternatives (DA) | March 22, 2023

Communication for Climate Action

As the world suffers from the detrimental effects of climate change, we realise that communication has a very important role to play in provoking a response to climate change. Communication…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Governance | March 22, 2023

Biden and Trudeau Need to Talk About the Arctic

Mar 18, 2023Arctic Initiative Co-Director John Holdren and Senior Fellow Fran Ulmer call for increased U.S.-Canadian cooperation on geopolitical challenges around relations with Russia and China as well as the…

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Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC) | March 21, 2023

Science meets policy: CMCC contributes to the Equinox Summit

The first European climate science summit is taking place in Brussels on March 21 – 22, 2023, organized by JPI Climate and MAGICA project. CMCC takes part in the Equinox…

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Pacific Maritime Magazine | March 21, 2023

Port of LA Inks MOUs with Tokyo, Yokohama Ports

Port of Yokohama Director General Hiroya Nakano (seated at left) signs a Memorandum of Understanding along with Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. Standing, from left, are Shinya…

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Cato Institute | March 20, 2023

The Obscure Maritime Law That Ruins Your Commute

Scott Lincicome What with everything going on in the world, stewing over an obscure, century‐​old maritime law might seem odd. But the Jones Act really does warrant such consternation. It’s…

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Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC) | March 20, 2023

Urgent climate action can secure a liveable future for all

The press note released by the IPCC to present the Synthesis Report of the Sixth Assessment Report. INTERLAKEN, Switzerland, March 20, 2023 – There are multiple, feasible and effective options…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | March 20, 2023

A liveable future for all is possible, if we take urgent climate action: flagship UN report

A major UN “report of reports” from the authoritative UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), outlines the many options that can be taken now, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | March 17, 2023

Announcing new youth advisers, Guterres praises their ‘unrelenting’ drive for climate justice

UN Secretary-General António Guterres this week announced the names of seven young climate leaders selected to serve on his Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change.

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Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) | March 17, 2023

Lessons on climate resilience and peacebuilding from Ethiopia and the Dry Corridor

Poor and conflict-affected rural settings are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. To achieve the best outcomes for communities, peacebuilding and resilience-building should go hand in…

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US DOD News | March 17, 2023

DOD Integral in Western Hemisphere Combating Climate Change

While the Western Hemisphere is a vast area with many different peoples, environments, cultures, resources and concerns, all have one overarching concern: climate change, Daniel P. Erikson, the Defense Department's…

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Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC) | March 16, 2023

The value of soil health. InBestSoil, a project financed by the European Union through the Horizon Europe program, is launched

The European project will try to give economic value to the different services provided by healthy soil. Led by the University of Vigo, it has a budget of more than…

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US Department of Defense, News | March 15, 2023

Navy Secretary Reaches Out to Caribbean Nations in Fight Against Climate Change

The U.S. takes climate change seriously and Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro visited the Bahamas to pledge support for the Caribbean nations fighting for their very existence.

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