Charcoal is an essential source of domestic fuel in many sub-Saharan African countries. Overall, the region produces 65% of the world’s charcoal, with Nigeria, Ethiopia and Ghana being the top three…
The year 2050 has been predicted by some to be a bleak year for the ocean. Experts say that by 2050 there may be more plastic than fish in the sea, or perhaps only plastic left.
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Mr. President, Excellencies,
I thank the British Presidency for convening this debate, and for your invitation to brief on a subject of grave concern.
The estimate accounts for lost wages, damages to businesses and homes and cleanup costs.
The cost of the devastating winter storm in Texas could end up costing the region close to $50 billion to…
A hailstorm in South Texas. Tornadoes in Tennessee. Wildfires across the West. A barrage of Gulf Coast hurricanes.
Organization:First Climate Markets AG
Position:Trader Environmental Commodities
Duty Station:Location flexible (Europe)
Deadline for Application:31 March 2021
Organization:U.S. Department of State, OES Bureau, Office of Global Change (OES/EGC)
Position:Multiple Positions - International climate policy
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Position:Horticulture Program Manager Jordan - Permanent position
Duty Station:Amman, Jordan
Deadline for Application:7 March 2021
Term:Permanent position, Upper…
Organization:Capital for Climate (C4C)
Position:Head of Research Integration
Deadline for Application:25 March 2021
Experience Requirements:10+ years work…
Position:Short-Term Consultant – Communications
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Position:Agroforestry MEL Lead
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Deadline for Application:1 April 2021
Term:Full time position
Experience Requirements:Technical background 3…
The fourth edition of Energy Policy Group’s Summer School will be held between 22-30 July 2021, with a focus on “Smart Transformation in the Energy Sector”.
1. The Plains states have a lot of wild weather. Why is this cold wave such a problem for utilities?
The central U.S. has freezes, heat waves, windstorms, droughts and floods. All of these events…
With the right gear, wind turbines can keep on generating through the harshest winter weather.
Geneva, Switzerland--19 February 2021-- At the halfway point in the World Health Organization and Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ 100-day challenge, a movement of people and…
The Polar Vortex hitting much of the US has wreaked havoc not just on roadways and airports, but also on our electricity systems, as plenty are experiencing first-hand right now.
The Biden administration said it will work with states and business to make infrastructure more resilient after a winter storm led to widespread power outages in Texas.
“Climate change is real and…
Greenhouse gas emissions from material production rose by 120 per cent from 1995 to 2015, research says.
The production of raw materials such as steel and cement is having an increasingly large…
Ocean warming is fueling stronger hurricanes.
Hurricanes are blasting Bermuda with wind speeds that have more than doubled in strength over the last 66 years, due to rising ocean temperatures in the…