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IBM Teams Up to Help Accelerate Clean Energy Transition for Vulnerable Populations

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today at COP27 the new members of its global pro bono social impact program, the IBM Sustainability Accelerator.

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Can Shifting Social Norms Help Mitigate Climate Change?

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Newswise — Climate change is the result of many human activities, from carbon emissions to deforestation, and it will take multiple and varied interventions to mitigate it, including legislation, regulation, and market-based solutions implemented at local, national, and global levels. Demand-side factors, such as changes in social norms, can also help by creating political pressure for increased climate action. In…

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URI Prof. Isaac Ginis’ Team Is Making Dramatic Improvements in Storm Damage Prediction

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“I don’t predict a hurricane season. If a hurricane makes landfall near where you live, that is an active season for you,” says URI Professor of Oceanography Isaac Ginis. Yet predicting the severity of a hurricane can mean the difference between life and death, which is why Ginis makes it his business to predict the power of these ferocious storms….

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World Vision halfway toward goal of reaching 50 million people with clean water by 2030

Accomplishment announced at the Concordia Annual Summit 25 million people have been reached with clean water access NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — World Vision is celebrating a major milestone in its efforts to help end the global water crisis. In 2015, at the time the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals were established, World Vision committed to reaching everyone, everywhere they were working…

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Methodology For Assessment Of Natural Hazard Vulnerability In US Using Remote Sensing

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INTRODUCTION Coastal zone is defined as “the coastal waters (including the lands therein and thereunder) and the adjacent shorelands (including the waters therein and thereunder), strongly influenced by each other and in proximity to the shorelines of the several coastal states, and includes islands, transitional and intertidal areas, salt marshes, wetlands, and beaches.” Coastal locations were some of the first…

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How COVID-19 Could Help People Relate to Sea Level Rise

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Newswise — The COVID-19 pandemic offered a unique opportunity for climate change experts to relate sea level rise to the general public. In her recent paper “Translated Emission Pathways (TEPs): Long-Term Simulations of COVID-19 CO2 Emissions and Thermosteric Sea Level Rise Projections,” published in “Earth’s Future,” Texas Tech University‘s Ting Lin did exactly that.  Working with undergraduate McNair Scholar Alan R. Gonzalez, Lin,…

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United Airlines to Present at the Cowen 15th Annual Global Transportation & Sustainable Mobility Conference

CHICAGO /PRNewswire/ — United will present at the Cowen 15th Annual Global Transportation & Sustainable Mobility Conference on Wednesday, September 7, beginning at 10:20 a.m. CT / 11:20 a.m. ET. The live webcast will be available on the investor relations section of United’s website at ir.united.com. The company will archive the audio webcast on the website within 24 hours of the presentation, and the webcast will be…

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