The United Nations University has launched its Sustainable Development Explorer. This provides access to a growing collection of its research commentary and multimedia related to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015. These include poverty, environment and peace.
The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It deals mainly with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020. An agreement was negotiated by representatives of 195 countries in Paris in December 2015. It was signed on 22 April […]
A new report from Oxfam considers how the UK can achieve decent living standards while remaining environmentally sustainable.
CENTAL is coordinating a project focusing on how text messaging can be used in scientific communication. The website includes a bibliography (mainly relating to SMS in Switzerland) and publications. There are also details of another project What’s up Switzerland which researches mobile research communications via WhatsApp.
Emaps Project A project funded by the EU which commenced in 2011. It aims to use social media and mapping technology to communicate scientific information more effectively to members of the public. The partners include: Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (Sciences Po); University of Amsterdam; University of Dortmund and The Young Foundation. The website has technical information […]
…from the Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library, UCLA . Both capture snapshots of chinese websites periodically since 2012, preserving the content and can be searched by keyword. Shanghai Chronicles Local government Shanghai Chronicles is under the leadership of the Shanghai Municipal Government. Websites are captured regularly from 2012 onwards and searchable by keyword content. […]
Carbon markets remain under pressure with the collapse of United Nations climate change talks last week. Bloomberg’s New Energy Finance estimates an oversupply of more than 2 gigatons of carbon offsets to 2020. Use Bloomberg functions to monitor carbon and other environmental, social and governance coverage. Find case studies using the function FFM on your […]