Climate

Climate is the long-term average of weather, typically averaged over a period of 30 years. More rigorously, it denotes the mean and variability of meteorological variables over a time spanning from months to millions of years. Some of the meteorological variables that are commonly measured are temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, and precipitation. In a broader sense, climate is the state of the components of the climate system, which includes the ocean and ice on Earth. The climate of a location is affected by its latitude, terrain, and altitude, as well as nearby water bodies and their currents. Climates can …

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IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 June 2024 English

The costs and capabilities of grid-located batteries have improved dramatically in recent years and could play an import role in South Africa's electricity system. This report examines the challenges facing …

working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities, and Climate for their generous financial support of the project All three countries had additional drivers of climate change-related commitments to increase renewable make it harder for South Africa to access other climate and green finance. Suggestions • Finance – Government


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 June 2024 English

Governments are due to submit their third nationally determined contributions (NDCs) in 2025. These will be the first since the landmark agreement at COP 28 to transition away from fossil …

Fossil Fuel Production Can Be Included in New Climate Commitments and Plans IISD REPORT IISD.org ii Fossil Fuel Production Can Be Included in New Climate Commitments and Plans © 2024 International Institute working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies Fossil Fuel Production Can Be Included in New Climate Commitments and Plans June 2024 Written by Natalie Fossil Fuel Production Can Be Included in New Climate Commitments and Plans Executive Summary The first


Fraser Institute · 11 June 2024 English

A new survey shows parents with kids in K-12 schools across Canada value balance over bias in classrooms and underscores the importance of parental involvement and consent. Eighty-six percent of …

sent before controversial topics, like addressing climate change and sexuality/gender, are broached? These amongst experts. Such as: how to best respond to climate change or sexuality/gender. Some of these issues breach- ing controversial topics, like addressing climate change and sexuality/gender. Further, there is


NSP: New Society Publishers · 11 June 2024 English

Leadership for the Great Transition—a changemaker’s toolkit for cultivating personal and community resilience The Regeneration Handbook offers an abundance of insights, stories, tools, practices, and resources for experienced and aspiring …

and positions it in the wider movements for climate and social justice.  As someone who has been a “we must imagine while we build. Always both.” Climate scientist and activist Peter Kalmus was once asked of control. An example of this is the effect of climate change on Earth’s polar regions, where increased I truly belonged. Having come to believe that climate change would be the defining issue of the twenty-first started volunteering with the Sarasota Net- work for Climate Action. I sensed this was what I wanted to do with


DDN: Dundurn Press · 11 June 2024 English

An anarchist online group sets out to assassinate the corporate elites they believe have turned culture into a digital nightmare.“A blistering look at what our online and offline lives have …

sufficient to forestall disaster in the game’s virtual climate. If the virtual temperature does rise too high


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 7 June 2024 English

Before contact with white people, the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast traded amongst themselves and with other Indigenous groups farther inland, but by the end of the 1780s, when …

and numerous islands, as well as a damp and mild climate – all of which are more muted towards the south between our respective sover- eigns.”48 And the climate was so inclement at Santa Cruz de Nutka that the nor skilled hunters of sea otters, the balmy climate obviating the need for fur garments and fishing


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 6 June 2024 English

Nigeria's growing population is in need of wide-ranging solutions to the multidimensional poverty it faces. This IISD report outlines the risks that Nigeria faces in forging ahead with a dash …

working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies international treaty on climate change. Adopted by 196 Parties at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP levels (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2015). IISD.org iv A Balancing Act: liquefied natural gas projects in Nigeria the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26), detailing its net-zero remains committed to developing its gas sector (Climate Action Tracker, 2022). 3.2 Environmental Impacts


UAP: University of Alberta Press · 6 June 2024 English

Tracing Louis Riel’s metamorphosis from traitor to hero, Braz argues that, through his writing, Riel resists his portrayal as both a Canadian patriot and a pan-Indigenous leader. After being hanged …

for the work of our predecessors, we breed a climate whereby our contemporaries as well as our successors


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 6 June 2024 English

In the third year of Russia's invasion, Ukraine has suffered enormous damages, with some sectors—such as buildings and infrastructure—particularly badly hit. The reconstruction effort presents an opportunity for Ukraine to …

to transform its economy and society to become climate resilient and inclusive. However, sustainable efforts total RRF objective reductions relate to energy, climate, and biodiversity projects. This has translated municipalities. Regarding the environment and climate, another 20% of non-exclusive funds have been baseline efficiency directly opposes Ukrainian and EU climate goals, leading to higher costs for future renovations pdf European Commission. (n.d.-a). Annex: EU climate coefficients. https://commission.europa. eu/sy


UAP: University of Alberta Press · 6 June 2024 English

Feministing in Political Science examines what is at stake in contesting the boundaries of the contemporary university. This critique of mainstream Canadian political science pushes beyond typical studies of institutions …

capacity of the university is often outweighed by a climate that is hostile. The privileges of the ivory tower abuse, and harassment; the creation of a chilly climate within departments and professional association


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