Green Revolution

West Midlands leads the way to Net Zero

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2041, paving the way for sustainable business growth. In March, the WMCA Board of Directors endorsed the first five-year plan to invest in creating a resilient low-carbon economy. The authority is now calling on businesses …

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Outsourcing Programs and Smallholder Farmers’ Fortunes in Nigeria – The Role of Financial Institutions

In February 2017, famine was declared in South Sudan and Nigeria was mentioned alongside Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Yemen as also countries at high risk of famine. The situation became bleaker when the 2020 Global Hunger Index ranked Nigeria 98th out of 107 countries surveyed, with a score of 29.2. …

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Boris Johnson urged to reward farmers if he takes Britain’s green revolution seriously | Politics | New

Economist and senior researcher at the Center for Brexit Policy think tank, Catherine Mcbride argued that Boris Johnson needed to introduce more incentives for farmers to do their part. In an interview with Express.co.uk, Ms Mcbride said farmers should be rewarded for more carbon efficient farming techniques. She also noted …

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Cities: why more green space means healthier residents

Integrating nature into cities can promote overall health and human well-being. Activities like dog walking, jogging, biking, and community gardening are all supported by cities’ natural spaces. Lack of physical activity in the United States translates into $ 117 billion a year in related health care costs and causes 3.2 …

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Chinese buses at the heart of Poland’s green public transport revolution

02:10 Local municipalities in Poland are gradually switching from old diesel buses to more environmentally friendly options. The small southwestern town of Polkowice is the latest example, replacing a third of its diesel-powered public transport fleet with electric buses from China. At the Polkowice bus station, engineers are making final …

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Yuan Longping, plant specialist who helped curb famine, dies at 90

SHANGHAI – Yuan Longping, a Chinese plant scientist whose breakthroughs in the development of high-yielding hybrid strains of rice have helped alleviate hunger and poverty in much of Asia and Africa, died in Changsha on Saturday. , in China. He was 90 years old. The cause was multiple organ failure, …

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Yuan Longping, plant specialist who helped curb famine, dies at 90

After graduating in 1953, Mr. Yuan took a teaching job at an agricultural college in Hunan Province, continuing to be interested in crop genetics. His engagement on the ground took on greater urgency from the late 1950s, when Mao’s so-called Great Leap Forward – his frenzied effort to collectivize agriculture …

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The impact of Covid-19 on the market value of immersion cooling is expected to increase by 2026 – KSU

The report by Stratview Research on the Immersion Cooling Market aims to provide inclusive insights into the market taking into account several aspects of the market research and analysis such as assessments of the market size, dynamics market, positioning and segmentation, competitive landscaping and opportunity analysis. The report was generated …

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Brexit Britain has set its sights on South Africa for trade boom – key area identified | Politics | New

MP Andrew Selous hailed the UK’s exit from the EU as an opportunity to further strengthen ties with South Africa in the future. He said the two countries were already doing a significant volume of trade each year – worth £ 8 billion in 2020 even with the pandemic – …

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Unprecedented farmer protests in India may cause political problems: UN

NEW DELHI: The unprecedented farmer protests recently seen in India may turn into a political problem, the United Nations warned in its latest World Social Report titled “Reconsidering Rural Development”. “Several recent events have highlighted the importance of rethinking current rural development strategies. Unprecedented farmer protests, such as the one …

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