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  • [New] Continued global temperature rises could cut crop yields by more than 25%, while more frequent extreme weather events will have devastating effects on farmers' land, livelihoods and food security. / DW.COM
  • [New] Vulture populations in Europe are threatened by several hazards, that greatly vary among socio-economic and political situations of different countries or, even, within countries. / Frontiers
  • [New] A combination of ecological destruction, limited resources and population growth could trigger a worldwide breakdown within few decades, with climate change making things worse. / Sky News
  • [New] Higher energy and food demands are forecast as a consequence of expected global population growth, predicted by the UN to reach 8.5 billion in 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050 and 10.9 billion in 2100. / GetFarming
  • [New] Richer countries are projected to vaccinate quicker and recover economically quicker from COVID-19, while poorer countries have not even been able to vaccinate their health workers and most at-risk population and may not achieve pre-COVID - 19 levels of growth until 2024. / SciDev.Net
  • [New] Further defence cooperation with the US could put more pressure on Japan to increase its defence spending, something that could prove highly unpopular among Japans' aging population. / globalpolicyjournal
  • [New] Vision 25 is DPD's pledge to deliver green to 25 major UK towns and cities, covering 25% of the UK population by 2025, and is backed by a £111m investment in electric vehicles. / MHW Magazine
  • [New] Massive migrations out of pastoral livelihood into metropolitan areas with economic opportunities drove China's urban population from only 16% in the mid-20th century to 56% in 2015. / uncategorized
  • [New] The UN is gravely concerned that if intensive military action is undertaken in urban areas with high population densities, the consequences for Afghan civilians could be catastrophic. / The Guardian
  • [New] The world is facing major challenges: urbanization, growing population, climate change, technology disruption and social tensions. / Faurecia
  • [New] In the most negative scenarios, the population at risk of hunger is expected to increase by 8% over the 2010-2050 period, which implies that the Sustainable Development Goal of ending hunger and achieving food security will not be achieved. / ScienceDaily
  • [New] Nigeria accounts for 20% of the population of Sub-Saharan Africa and is projected to be the third most populous country in the world by 2040, with over 400 million inhabitants. / Channels Television
  • [New] The International Energy Agency's (IEA) new climate road map assumes that energy demand will be 8% lower in 2050 than today but serve an economy twice as big and a population with over 2 billion more people. / Forbes
  • As the most populous developing country, China faces an accelerated pace of ageing and will actively implement a national ageing strategy to optimize family planning policies to strive for balanced long-term population development. / Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • The bigger chunk of the world's population lives in COVAX-participating countries that will receive COVAX doses at 20% population coverage without charge. / News18
  • At present, the urban population of India stands around 31%, and it is expected that by 2025, nearly 46% of the population of India will be staying in urban areas. / MDPI
  • With 68% of the world's population expected to live in urban areas by 2050, green buildings are emerging as a viable and effective solution to fight climate change, one of the greatest challenges of our times. / International Finance Corporation
  • While the inundation that devastated wide swathes of western and southern Germany occurred thousands of kilometres from the events in Henan, both cases highlighted the vulnerability of heavily populated areas to catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters. / Reuters
  • Richer countries are projected to vaccinate and recover quicker, while poorer countries have not even been able to vaccinate their health workers and most at-risk population and may not achieve pre-covid - 19 levels of growth until 2024. / Mint

Last updated: 01 August 2021


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