As glaciers melt and sea levels rise, coastal cities are looking for ways to cope with the growing threat of flooding. Seawalls are one option, and green technologies another. But one startup is making waves with its concept for urban areas designed not to resist rising water but to float on it.
Canadians want to be ready to tackle the challenges of a changing climate, now and for future generations. This is why the government is investing in energy efficiency and climate adaptation while creating good jobs and growing the economy.
A United Nations Environment Assembly meeting which was held in Nairobi from March 11-15 considered whether to start assessing, and setting rules on, technologies that could pull carbon out of the atmosphere or block some of the sun’s warmth to cool the Earth.
Kofi Annan once said, “Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. If, however, they are left on society's margins, all of us will be impoverished. Let us ensure that all young people have every opportunity to participate fully in the lives of their societies."
Mango production is expected to decrease this year as climate change severely impacts yields, according to a mango association in Kampong Speu Province — Cambodia’s largest regional producer of the fruit.