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Carbon Dioxide Removal Technologies & Climate Change

241018 - To achieve goals for climate and economic growth, technologies that remove carbon dioxide from the air and sequester it need to play a large role in mitigating climate change, says a new U.S. Academies report. More HERE

PWC Low Carbon Economy Index 2018 : Time to get on with it

201018 - Emissions are on the rise again as the shift towards low carbon energy lags behind global economic growth. The Paris Agreement target of limiting warming to two degrees looks even further out of reach. There's no shortage of solutions - governments and business just need to implement them, PWC experts say. More HERE

Turning Greenhouse Gases Into Useful Products

181018 - A new U.S. Academies report outlines a research agenda for improving the commercial viability of technologies that turn greenhouse gases into useful products such as fuels, construction materials, and chemicals. More HERE

 National Academies Launching New Study on Sunlight-Reflection Research

161018 -The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is forming a new committee to develop a research agenda and research governance approaches for climate-intervention strategies that reflect sunlight to cool Earth. READ MORE

Global Strategic Trends : The Future Starts Now (UK Ministry of Defence)

161018 - Global Strategic Trends describes a strategic context for defence and security looking out to the middle of the century. It takes a comprehensive view of the future derived through research headed by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC).This publication is the sixth edition Of Global Strategic Trends. The findings and deductions contained in this publication do not represent the official policy of the UK government or that of the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MOD). It does, however, represent the view of DCDC, a department within the MOD. Download PDF

Technologies to Address Global Catastrophic Biological Risks

091018 - This report from Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security highlights 15 technologies or categories of technologies that, with further scientific attention and investment, as well as attention to accompanying legal, regulatory, ethical, policy, and operational issues, could help make the world better prepared and equipped to prevent future infectious disease outbreaks from becoming catastrophic events. More HERE

IPCC Report: Global Warming of 1.5 °C Impacts

061018 - An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty. Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. More HERE

USPTO Announces 2018 Patents for Humanity Winners

090818 – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the latest winners of the Patents for Humanity program. The Patents for Humanity program was launched by the USPTO in February 2012 as part of an initiative promoting game-changing innovations to address long-standing development challenges. Read MORE





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