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Water Management – Deltares

Engineering for climate adaptation: a rethink is crucial    Jaap Kwadijk, Science Director, Deltares  I have been involved in climate change research my entire working life. But now, as a citizen of the Netherlands living in a river delta at only 20 cm (0.66ft) above sea level, I am starting to get worried for the very first time. Recent scientific publications have warned that the planet may be reacting much faster and more

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Green Chemistry – Braskem

  RENEWABLE AND ADVANCED MATERIALS AS A POWERFUL TOOL TO MITIGATE CLIMATE CHANGE   Mateus Schreiner Garcez Lopes, Global R&D Manager of Innovation of Renewable Technologies, Braskem We have always lived in a world full of uncertainties and concerns, however, current global interconnectivity also implies higher systemic risks linked to our failure to mitigate

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G7 plastics charter could be ‘Paris agreement’ for the oceans, says McKenna

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the plastics charter she is negotiating with other G7 nations ahead of next month’s leaders’ summit in Quebec could be billed as a Paris-type agreement for ocean garbage. McKenna says the talks are tough, but going well — and she’s confident Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will

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International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability Kicks Off in Milan

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System convened the inaugural meeting of an international network of city authorities from many of the world’s leading financial centers, during which network members confirmed their agreement to cooperate on promoting green and sustainable finance in their

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Government of Canada targets plastic waste and marine litter with launch of online consultation

Plastic waste and marine litter pose an increasingly serious threat to our oceans and marine life. Canada is committed to protecting our environment and preserving our waterways, so that all Canadians can continue to enjoy the beauty, health and economic benefits that our oceans, lakes and rivers provide. The Government of Canada is working

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