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‘Climate Change’ or ‘Global Warming’ represents a change in global or regional climate patterns. It has been attributed to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.

It is universally agreed by most scientists that the main cause of global warming is the human expansion of the ‘Greenhouse Effect’. Human activities across the globe are changing the natural greenhouse. The burning of fossil fuels like coal and oil have increased the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide. the consequences of changing the natural greenhouse are not easy to accurately predict. However there are a number of possible effects such as the excessive heating and cooling of certain regions. The heating of regions such at the north and south pole will result in the melting of ice capes and increase sea levels.

Despite the immense research and evidence there is still debate from some as to the existence of the issue.

Debate?

Many faces in the media, have openly argued against the existence of Climate change. Most famous of which being US President Donald Trump. He has on the record stated that he believes Climate Change is a Hoax created by the Chinese.
Since the late 19th Century the average surface temperature of the planet has risen by around 0.9 degrees Celsius. Research states that most warming has occurred over the last 35 years and the 5 hottest temperatures being since 2010. So it seems almost comical to suggest that the topic could be a Hoax. However it’s true that the leader of one of the top world powers denies its existence entirely. even with compelling statistics such as 2016 being the hottest year on record.

There are articles exploring the ways in which different countries around the world tackle their own levels of pollution.

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Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) works to improve urban climate modelling capabilities

Here, GERICS discusses how they are engaging with stakeholders to improve urban climate modelling capabilities and fight climate change.
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Accelerating transitions for a Green Deal: Preparing a recovery after the pandemic

Here, Prof Dr Raimund Bleischwitz discusses the overlaps between transitioning to a Green Deal and preparing for recovery after the pandemic.
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Climate change and biodiversity loss: Nature-based solutions in the city are not just for...

In this climate change and biodiversity loss focus, Harriet Bulkeley, Professor at Durham University in the UK and Kes McCormick, Associate Professor at Lund University in Sweden, argue that nature-based solutions in the city are not just for the birds There is increasing recognition amongst policymakers and the public alike...
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The European Green Deal: Biodiversity can’t wait

President of the Study Group on The sustainable economy we need at EESC, Josep Puxeu Rocamora, argues that when it comes to the European Green Deal, biodiversity cannot wait.
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Microplastics in water: How much are we drinking in a month?

New research has unveiled the quantity of microplastics in water that are consumed by humans on a monthly basis.
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The stewards of the Arctic: A changing region requires cooperation

Einar Gunnarsson, Ambassador Arctic Affairs, Iceland and Chair of the Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials, sheds light on why the changing region of the Arctic requires cooperation.
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Can artificial intelligence solve our societal issues?

James Lloyd-Townshend, CEO of Jefferson Frank, discusses how artificial intelligence can be used to address societal issues from healthcare to climate change and much more.
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Practical solutions to addressing sustainability in the transport sector

Alex Froom, CPO at Zipabout, discusses how data-driven insights can drive sustainability in the transport sector.
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Redesign the city: Transport, mobility and the energy transition

If 2019 was the year of a collective climate awakening, will 2020 be the year of collective action? Jennifer Dungs, Strategic Investor at EIT InnoEnergy reveals the answer in this focus on transport, mobility and the energy transition in cities.
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Driving change for electric vehicles: Private partners deliver public benefits

EDF’s Managing Director for its Customers business, Philippe Commaret, explains how local authorities can speed the uptake of electric vehicles for their area.
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UK expertise in satellite Earth observation and climate

Beth Greenaway, Head of EO and Climate at UK Space Agency, shares her expertise on satellite Earth Observation and climate.
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Jeff Bezos creates climate justice project with $10 billion

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has made a donation of $10 billion to his new climate justice project, the Bezos Earth Fund.
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Green Transport – Hydrogen on trial

Here, several common questions about the viability of green transport in the imminent future are discussed in depth.
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Why must the technology industry drive a more sustainable future?

David Watkins, Solutions Director at VIRTUS Data Centres, looks at what the technology industry and data centres should be doing to work towards a greener future and how they should be using renewables.
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Researchers emphasise that bumble bees need biodiversity

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) found that bees prefer to consume a low-fat diet, emphasising that bumble bees need biodiversity.
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Arctic conservation: Scientists listen to the sounds of the seascape

In the northern Bering Sea, scientists undertook a four-year acoustic monitoring project to understand Arctic conservation needs for five marine mammals.
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How EU decisions affect fish, the ocean and life on earth

Rebecca Hubbard, Programme Director of the Our Fish campaign, reveals precisely how EU decisions affect fish, the ocean and life on earth.
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January 2020 Asia Analysis

The January 2020 Asia Analysis highlights the work of Katsunobu Kato, Japanese Minister for Health, Labour and Welfare, and the healthcare challenges he faces in regulating Japan’s forward-thinking approach to regenerative medicine.
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January 2020 North America Analysis

The January 2020 edition of North America Analysis boasts a wide array of content on policy issues from the region, including a special feature from Dr Suresh Kuppuswamy at Frost & Sullivan, who explores the future of medical imaging.
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A Green New Deal for Europe

Here, Raimund Bleischwitz from University College London, Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (UCL BSEER), proposes a Green New Deal for Europe.

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