Monthly Archives: October 2017

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent Concentrations of CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere surged to a record high in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).  Advertisements

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Disaster-prone Asia vulnerable to rising risks

Asia’s poorest countries have few defenses against natural disasters and will have to get used to living with their enormous human and economic toll, new UN research says. By ALAN BOYD Asia’s poorest countries have few defenses against natural disasters and … Continue reading

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Hình dung về một thành phố hoàn toàn không có ngập lụt?

Càng mưa càng tốt. Từ những thành phố bọt biển ở Trung Quốc đến những ‘bờ đường lợi ích’ ở New Jersey và các lớp học nổi trong những khu ổ chuột ở Dhaka, hãy cùng tìm hiểu về các … Continue reading

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What would an entirely flood-proof city look like?

The wetter the better. From sponge cities in China to ‘berms with benefits’ in New Jersey and floating container classrooms in the slums of Dhaka, we look at a range of projects that treat storm water as a resource rather … Continue reading

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