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KS specific taxonomy Climate change and environmental degradation Knowledge service Foresight
PUBLICATION | 7 April 2021
Impact assessment of interlinkages between the megatrends: Changing security paradigm, Climate change and environmental degradation, Aggravating resource scarcity, Increasing significance of migration and Growing consumerism.
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Millions of people could be displaced due to extreme weather events, particularly in developing countries with low income. Of the estimated 971 million people -- over...
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Higher temperatures have resulted in range expansions for key disease carriers, such as mosquitoes. The incidence of malaria, dengue, and haemorrhagic fever is correlated with temperature, precipitation, and humidity...
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...