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IPCC commences meeting to consider 1.5 degrees report

IPCC 48th session

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) opened a meeting on Monday, October 1, 2018 to consider its Special Report on “Global Warming of 1.5 ºC”. Representatives of the IPCC’s 195 members governments will work with scientists from the IPCC from October 1 to 5 to finalise the Summary for Policymakers of the report, whose full name is “Global Warming of 1.5 ...

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African Landscape Forest Restoration initiative celebrates 111m ha of commitments

Wanjira Mathai

Twenty-seven nations across the continent have committed to restore 111 million hectares of degraded land as part of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) and the Bonn Challenge – exceeding the 100-million-hectare AFR100 target. In realising these commitments, countries will spur climate resilience, economic growth and more. AFR100 was launched in 2015 in response to the African Union (AU) ...

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