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Brazil to invest US$1.3bn in 2024 to mitigate effects of extreme weather events

https://www.preventionweb.net/sites/default/files/styles/landscape_16_9/public/2022-02/shutterstock_1983206195-min.jpg?h=2cf907fb&itok=zVh889vx The Brazilian government has taken a significant step towards combating the devastating impact of extreme weather events that have been plaguing the nation in recent years. With a commitment of 6.4 billion reais (approximately US$1.3 billion) earmarked for this year alone, Brazil is preparing to address the destructive consequences of torrential rains, strong winds,…

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Greenland’s Alarming Ice Loss: 10 Key Points from Le Monde’s Report

https://www.esa.int/var/esa/storage/images/esa_multimedia/images/2023/05/petermann_glacier_in_northwest_greenland/24895105-1-eng-GB/Petermann_Glacier_in_northwest_Greenland.png In a groundbreaking study published in Nature on January 17, 2024, scientists have uncovered alarming new evidence regarding the rapid decline of Greenland’s ice sheet. This comprehensive research, conducted by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, utilized satellite data spanning nearly four decades, from 1985 to 2022. The findings of this study have…

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Nigeria’s New Environment Minister Vows to Lead Bold Climate Action

https://climatechange.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/IMG-20231017-WA0053.jpg.webp ABUJA, NIGERIA — In a significant move to bolster Nigeria’s environmental policy, Mr. Balarabe Lawal, the newly appointed Minister of Environment, has outlined an ambitious and collaborative agenda as he assumes office in the nation’s capital, Abuja. Emphasizing the urgency to combat climate change and environmental degradation, Mr. Lawal has pledged to drive initiatives…

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Climate Change: A Global Wake-Up Call

https://english.news.cn/20231202/8b9b09d192db4ae1bc6436ceba171ed5/202312028b9b09d192db4ae1bc6436ceba171ed5_20231202d6846447b78e40c49b2c56ed5430d218.jpg In recent years, our world has witnessed a relentless onslaught of extreme weather events, from heatwaves and torrential rains to floods, droughts, and catastrophic natural disasters. The earth’s climate seems to be sending a resounding message: it’s time for action. These events have not only showcased the awe-inspiring power of nature but also laid…

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China’s New Energy Vehicle Industry: Pioneering the Intelligent Future

https://english.news.cn/20240119/c77cf5b556084c48b3a339eb8c556c75/20240119c77cf5b556084c48b3a339eb8c556c75_XxjwshE007071_20240119_CBMFN0A001.jpg In recent years, China’s new energy vehicle (NEV) manufacturers have not only achieved remarkable commercial success globally but have also embarked on a new frontier where electric cars are vying to become more intelligent. This burgeoning momentum is driven by the country’s tech firms specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) and smart hardware, as they…

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El Niño’s Potential Impact on Global Temperatures in 2024

https://opensnow.com/news/post/japan-2023-2024-winter-forecast-and-potential-el-ni-o-impacts Rising Heat: A Global Concern As the world navigated through the unprecedented heat of 2023, international attention now pivots towards 2024, which, influenced by El Niño, could surpass last year’s record temperatures. This concern was highlighted by the United Nations in a recent announcement, emphasizing the escalating urgency to address climate change through significant…

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Rising Malaria Cases Amid Climate Change and Pandemic Challenges: WHO Reports

In a concerning development highlighted by the 2023 World Malaria Report from the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria cases have surged globally. The report attributes this rise to a combination of drug resistance, climate change impacts, and ongoing humanitarian crises, exacerbating the situation. A Startling Increase in Malaria Cases The latest WHO data reveals a…

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Innovation Fund: €3.45B for 37 Clean Tech Projects Boosting EU’s Energy Transition

Graphic: https://www.coralis-h2020.eu/other-news/the-role-of-the-innovation-fund-in-achieving-climate-neutrality/ In a significant milestone for Europe’s clean energy transition, 36 large-scale projects, selected in July 2023 through the third call for such initiatives, have officially signed their grant agreements with the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA). Additionally, one project from the reserve list of the previous call has also secured…

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”Klimageld” in Germany – information

Photo:https://www.diw.de/de/diw_01.c.874205.de/was_haben_energiepreise_und_klimageld_fuer_konsequenzen_fuer_private_haushalte.html In December 2023, Germany’s coalition government has reaffirmed its commitment to returning revenues from the country’s rising national CO2 price for heating and transport to its citizens. This initiative, known as the “Klimageld” or climate bonus mechanism, is set to be implemented from 2025. The plan involves increasing the levy from the current 30…

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Alarming Findings Point to Urgent Need for Global Climate Action

International Report from COP28 Highlights Dire Climate Warning and Challenges in Achieving Net Zero The annual Global Carbon Budget, presented at the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai, paints a stark picture of the world’s environmental challenges. The report, authored by Dr. Pep Canadell, Executive Director of the Global Carbon Project, and…

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