Tag Archives: الصين

كيف يُمكن للصين تحقيق الحياد الكربوني بحلول مُنتصف هذا القرن؟

يتقصَّى هذا التقرير الخاص سيناريوهات تحقيق الحياد الكربوني في الصين، وكيفية الاستفادة من مصادر الطاقة المتجددة والطاقة النووية، وعمليات احتجاز الكربون وتخزينه في الدفع باتجاه هذا الهدف سمريتي مالاباتي                 ستحتاج الصين إلى تعزيز إنتاجها من الطاقة الشمسية وطاقة الرياح، لتحقيق الحياد الكربوني بحلول عام 2060  Li Zongxian/VCG/Getty تعهَّدت الصين، التي تتصدَّر قائمة …

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Central Asia risks becoming a hyperarid desert in the near future

Jakub Czajkowski / shutterstock Natasha Barbolini, Stockholm University Around 34 million years ago, sudden climate change caused ecological breakdown in Central Asia. This ancient event, triggered by rapid drops in temperature and atmospheric carbon dioxide, permanently affected biological diversity in the region. Large areas of Mongolia, (geographic) Tibet and north-western China suddenly became hyperarid deserts with little vegetation cover – …

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WHO reform: a call for an early-warning protocol for infectious diseases

Peter Gluckman and Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato The World Health Organization (WHO) has come in for its share of criticism for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. While some faults are the responsibility of the WHO, others were caused by member states, which did not always act as quickly as they should have. In our opinion, the fundamental problem …

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What the world can learn from clean energy transitions in India, China and Brazil

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Jenson / shutterstock Radhika Khosla, University of Oxford; Ajinkya Shrish Kamat, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Harvard University If the world is to transition to a climate-compatible future, much will turn on new innovations in clean energy and whether they can be deployed at a large scale. This is especially critical for emerging economies, which are developing their …

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