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KS specific taxonomy Climate change and environmental degradation Development Knowledge service Foresight
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Due to rising temperatures, glaciers and ice caps have been melting and as a result sea levels as well as temperatures have been rising. Oceans take up over...
ONLINE RESOURCE | 11 December 2020
Forecasting extreme space weather, such as different types of solar activity becomes increasingly important given their potential impact on the operations of critical infrastructures. |...
PAGE | 10 December 2020
Approximately 20% of the Earth’s vegetated surface shows persistent declining trends in productivity, mainly as a result of land/water use and management practices.
PAGE | 10 December 2020
20 to 50 million metric tons of e-waste are disposed worldwide every year. | Related Megatrends: Natural resources; Consumerism; Technology; Security The amount...
PAGE | 10 December 2020
Exposure to natural hazards doubled in the last 40 years; earthquake affects the highest number of people; flood is the most frequent natural disaster; tropical cyclone winds...
PAGE | 18 September 2019
Each of the last 3 decades has been successively warmer at the Earth's surface than any preceding decade since 1850.The five warmest years on record all have...
PAGE | 9 September 2019
After a relative slowdown trend since 2012 and three years of remaining flat, global energy-related CO2 emissions grew by 1.4% in 2017, reaching a historic high of 32.5...
PAGE | 6 June 2019
Approximately 20-30% of the Earth’s vegetated surface shows persistent declining trends in productivity over the past 20 years. This is mainly due to land and water use, as well...
PAGE | 18 December 2018
Climate change will amplify existing risks and create new ones. Consequences of climate change, such as weather-related disasters, are set to continue even if...
ONLINE RESOURCE | 18 December 2018
The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals "are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including...