The toll of tourism: Can Southeast Asia save its prized natural areas?

May 29, 2019 by  
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From Thailand to Bali, a huge increase in tourists, many from China and other rapidly developing economies, is straining sensitive ecosystems to the breaking point. Some countries are trying to control the boom, with a few closing popular destinations to allow damaged areas to heal.

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Is a credit crisis curbing climate action by poor countries?

July 6, 2018 by  
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Climate-vulnerable countries are having to pay more to borrow cash on financial markets, new U.N. research finds.

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3 reasons clean energy is poised to take off in developing cities

September 1, 2017 by  
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Move over, Vancouver. A full slate of cities in fast-evolving countries are ramping up renewable energy.

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Re-manufactured bikes and beyond: Circular design in action

September 1, 2017 by  
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Three ways designing for the circular economy is getting real.

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Countries flirt with maritime decarbonization deadline

July 18, 2017 by  
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The goal isn’t official, but many countries are greeting a proposal that would clean up the shipping sector within 33 years.

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Distributed solar beats coal on cost for co-ops

July 18, 2017 by  
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Market responses show rural electric co-ops and municipal utilities can save up to 30 percent of power costs with solar.

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The cost of sustainable development

November 24, 2015 by  
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Rich countries are supposed to give $100 billion to developing countries in the upcoming Paris climate talks to deal with climate change. How much has been committed and how will this work?

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How COP21 country commitments stack up

September 8, 2015 by  
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Not all climate action is created equal. A look at how fair — and how ambitious — countries are being with new national commitments.

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Future-proof London: Redevelopment in the age of IoT

September 8, 2015 by  
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A tech entrepreneur makes the case for turning a massive redevelopment project into an exemplar of smart city thinking.

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New report shows Scandinavian countries are best-prepared for the effects of climate change

February 5, 2015 by  
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Worried about rising water levels, increased frequency and strength of storms as well as other potential natural disasters? Well, according to the latest  Global Adaptation Index  (GAIN) report, which ranks more than 175 countries based on their vulnerability to climate change and their readiness, you would be better off moving to Scandanavia—specifically Norway and Sweden.  Read the rest of New report shows Scandinavian countries are best-prepared for the effects of climate change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate change prepareness , GAIN report , Global Adaptation Index , global warming , norway , Scandanavia , University of Notre Dame , University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index

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