Tag Archives: climate change

IC’s annual threat assessment highlights threats from nation states, terrorist groups and COVID-related disruptions

In the coming year, the United States and its allies will face an increasingly complex and interconnected global security environment marked by the growing specter of great power competition and conflict, while collective and transnational threats against all nations and all actors compete for our attention and our limited resources. …

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Decency in Oz’s Foreign Policy: The Bell Tolls for You

International relations are the work of desperate hope, assailed by brutal lessons. For the society of states, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s monstrous rendezvous with history in Ukraine is a trauma, a test and a teaching moment. Turning Russia into a pariah, Putin demonstrates that force does not always do good. …

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Global Times: China won’t abandon principles to mend US ties: GT investigation

(March 1): A recent survey conducted by the world times showed that most Chinese people do not expect the United States to correct its mistakes and mend its relations with China, and even believe that bilateral relations will continue to deteriorate. Chinese experts on China-US relations have said that after …

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Current status and

Dublin, 16 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Net Zero by 2050 – Industrial Decarbonization Gains Momentum to Fight Climate Change” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report highlights the current state and future potential for decarbonizing high-impact industries such as energy and utilities, metals and mining, …

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Emirates News Agency – Emiratis pursuing a career in diplomacy are invited to apply to the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy

ABU DHABI, 13th February, 2022 (WAM) — The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) today announced the launch of its admission campaign and calls on all aspiring diplomats to apply before the deadline of March 13, 2022. Renowned for its diplomatic capacity development, research and thought leadership initiatives, the Academy has …

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Great Barrington Theft Shame

Small private planes cause a nuisance in Great Barrington, but the FAA won’t do anything about it. (Creative Commons / Wikimedia) To subscribe to The nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 per month! Thank you for registering for The nationweekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more …

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Lapid said he would warn the prime minister that allowing the illegal Evyatar outpost would strain relations with the United States

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has warned the government that plans to retroactively allow the illegal Evyatar outpost in the West Bank could strain relations with the United States and lead to a backlash from the international community , according to a report by the daily Haaretz. News broke Wednesday morning …

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Building a community of destiny for humanity

The closing meeting of the 4th session of the 13th National People’s Congress is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2021. / Xinhua The closing meeting of the 4th session of the 13th National People’s Congress is held at the Great …

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In charge of business – News

In line with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations this year, the Emirati Women’s Day celebrations held on August 28 highlighted the remarkable achievements of today’s Emirati woman. Under the theme “Women: Ambitions and Inspiration for the Next 50 Years”, the event was a tribute to the important contributions that women …

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Feeding the leaders aware of the environment and sustainable development of tomorrow

ENVIRONMENTAL issues such as climate change and even the recent global pandemic have highlighted the need for global cooperation resolution. As such, international relations has become a very relevant discipline. Asia-Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) International Relations Professor Dr Daniel Ruiz De Garibay Ponce stressed that solutions needed …

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Climate change: the big test for public and private regulation?

By Bastiaan van der Linden, Associate Professor – CSR, EDHEC Business School Growing concerns about anthropogenic climate change have led to the rapid development of greenhouse gas regulations. A striking feature of these regulations is that they are often promulgated by companies and NGOs, rather than by states. Private regulation …

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What the US can learn from the UK about wind power

EAGLESHAM, Scotland – As President Joe Biden’s administration puts its forces in the service of wind power with plans to develop large-scale wind farms along the entire coastline of the United States, the administration can examine how Europe’s windiest nation is transforming its energy grid by example of how to …

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The right climate for central planning

If there really is a market for ideas, it’s fair to say that central planning hasn’t taken off lately. It’s not hard to see why. The murderous regimes of Stalin and Mao are not good advertisements for the brand, nor for the possible merits of socialism, for that matter. But …

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Oil states brace for Biden methane rule

The Biden administration is set to launch a major crackdown on oil and gas methane emissions in the coming weeks, but concerns are emerging about how the rule could affect small operators and to what extent the country’s major oil and gas-producing states could fight the plan. . Smaller oil …

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National T&T appointed pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at UWI

Dr Stacy Richards-Kennedy has been appointed Acting Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at the University of the West Indies (UWI). She assumed leadership of the regional university’s global engagement portfolio effective August 1. The two-year appointment will see Dr. Richards-Kennedy leading the coordination of internationalization and strategic global initiatives through the …

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Wake up and smell the coffee … made in the USA

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (Reuters) – Farmer David Armstrong recently finished planting what is possibly the most difficult crop his family has ever grown since his ancestors started growing in 1865 – 20,000 coffee trees. Except Armstrong isn’t in the tropics of Central America – he’s in Ventura, California, just …

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RC44 Asia-Pacific Conference 2022

Appointment: June 27-29, 2022Place: Online via Zoom Call for Papers The call for contributions is now open. If you would like to join us, please submit your article summary (150 words) or panel proposal (X words) here before November 30, 2021. About the conference The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the …

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Respond to growing pressure from investors and stakeholders

Northampton, MA –News Direct– Schneider Electric Action on sustainability is not enough – it must be communicated proactively to satisfy pressures from investors, employees and competitors. Schneider Electric, leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced its communications service, a strategic addition to the existing range …

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Why ESG semantics need to be clearer

Shutterstock / metamorworks There are approximately 6,500 languages ​​spoken every day in the world. Of these, English has the most words. It won’t surprise you if you’ve ever read about the investment industry, where it sometimes seems like there are 10 names for a topic. Ethical investing is undoubtedly one …

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“ Don’t be optimistic about climate change ”

“Look,” said Jerry Brown Holyrood. “Don’t be optimistic.” The 83-year-old former governor of California refers to a book, published last year, written by Toby Ord, philosopher and senior researcher at the University of Oxford, happily titled The precipice: the existential risk and the future of humanity. We have only a …

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A pitch for sports diplomacy

By Tommy Goodman Two years ago, in a private restaurant (“paladar”) in Havana, owner Julio noticed the baseball equipment worn by our group in the United States. Caribbean Education and Baseball Foundation (CEBF) and energetically launched an invitation to play ball with its staff in a “palatal league”. And just …

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