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Paris Accord Could Make the World $19 Trillion Richer

Republished from bloomberg.com By Jess Shankleman Efforts to slow climate change won’t just keep the planet habitable. They will also boost the world economy by $19 trillion. Investments in renewable power and energy efficiency will add about 0.8 percent to global gross domestic product by 2050, the

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Republicans Break Ranks With Pledge to Fight Climate Change

Republished from finance.yahoo.com By Eric Roston Seventeen conservative Republican members of Congress—10 of them in their first or second terms—are bucking long-time party positions and the new occupant of the White House. They announced on Wednesday that they’re supporting a clear statement about the risks associated

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How a Warming Planet Drives Human Migration

Republished from nytimes.com By Jessica Benko Climate change is not equally felt across the globe, and neither are its longer term consequences. This map overlays human turmoil — represented here by United Nations data on nearly 64 million “persons of concern,” whose numbers have tripled since

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Our Climate Future Is Actually Our Climate Present

Republished from nytimes.com By John Mooallem A few years ago, a locally famous blogger in San Francisco, known as Burrito Justice, created an exquisitely disorienting map, with help from a cartographer named Brian Stokle, and started selling copies of it online. The map imagined the city

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Six megatrends that could alter the course of sustainable development

Republished from theguardian.com By Esuna Dugarova and Nergis Gülasan We are approaching two years into implementing the ambitious 2030 Agenda – a historic agreement to end poverty, combat inequalities, promote peaceful and inclusive societies, and protect the environment. The new global framework, with 17 sustainable development

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