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COP25: Marshall Islands in ‘fight to death’

Last week powerful swells averaging 5m (16ft) washed across the capital of the Marshall Islands, Majuro. The eighth President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine commented: “Water covers much of our land at one or other point of the year as we fight rising tides. As we speak hundreds of people […]

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New composition of the European Comission has begun operation

On the 1st December, the updated European Commission became operational, reports their press service. What happened? On November 27th, The European Parliament approved the composition of the European Commission, headed by Germany’s defence ex-minister Ursula von der Leyen. “Europe is not just a treasure we inherit. Europe is a promise. Europe is the future. Europe […]

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Carbominer graduated from EnergySpin Accelerator

Carbominer finished the EnergySpin accelerator, which took place from September to November 2019. How was it? Nick and Vika Oseyko, two out of three Carbominer team members, came to Vaasa, Finland to attend Pre-Acceleration Day on 4th September 2019. The part of the pitches took place in the morning. Carbominer was the second team to […]

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EU will spend 21% of the budget to beat climate change

Next year’s EU budget will focus on supporting the economic growth and competitiveness of the European economy, as well as on achieving other EU priorities. In particular, in areas such as security and climate change migration management. What are the total budget? Total commitments are set at €168.7 billion. This is an increase of 1.5% […]

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Greenhouse gases concentrations again break records

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says the increase in CO2 in 2018 was just above the average rise recorded over the last decade. Levels of other greenhouse gases, such as methane and nitrous oxide, have also surged by above average amounts. What does the report say? The WMO report looks at concentrations of warming gases in […]

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Millennials health declines faster than prior generations

New data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Health Index shows that millennials’ health is declining faster than of prior generations as they age. It also shows the beginnings of troubling generational health patterns that could hamper the future prosperity of millennials and in turn the prosperity of the U.S. What does the report […]