Brazil’s Lula da Silva promises zero deforestation in the Amazon by 2030
The following link comes from a combination of Johns Hopkins University analysis along with data from the WHO:
The warming Arctic permafrost may be releasing more nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, than previously thought.
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A great opportunity to enter a blog writing competition on the risks from climate change run by the Financial Times and Bank of England, See the poster or click here for more details!
The competition closes at midnight on Friday 31 January 2020.
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The 1919 Paris Peace Conference promised to remake the world. But today, its vision of nationhood looks increasingly under threat – An excellent read ahead of the start of the Power and Borders topic.
2. UK regional inequality has widened since Brexit vote – Economic gap between north and south has worsened – FT
The economic gap between the south and north of England has widened since the UK voted to leave the EU, according to new forecasts of regional economic growth published by the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence.