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  • [New] Outside the CAP budget, an additional €8.95 billion will be available through Cluster 6 of the EU's Horizon Europe research programme to support specific research and innovation in food, bio-economy, natural resources, agriculture and the environment. / European Parliament
  • The Washington State Department of Natural Resources does not have any large air tankers on contract for firefighting in 2021, but they will have 25 other aircraft working on exclusive use or hybrid call when needed (CWN) contracts. / Fire Aviation
  • Projected increase in global population and the number of people living in cities is expected to further deplete natural resources beyond sustainable limits. / Sustainable Development
  • Starting in 2021/2022, the government plant to provide C$ 319 million over seven years to Natural Resources Canada to support research and development that would improve the commercial viability of carbon capture, utilization, and storage technologies. / Investing News Network
  • Budget 2021 proposes to provide $36.8 million over three years, starting in 2021-22, to Natural Resources Canada, for federal research and development to advance critical battery mineral processing and refining expertise. / PearTree
  • While demographic trends in the Sahel region will lead to ever-growing needs in the coming decades, climate change risks diminishing the availability of natural resources upon which citizens depend. / European Commission
  • A destabilised world order, where tensions over natural resources are high and navigational rights disputed, could potentially cost the UK in the order of £ hundreds of millions in damages or foregone opportunities per year. / UK Climate Risk
  • Europe remains an attractive opportunity due to its world-leading research centres, increasing consumer demand for electric vehicles, and availability of natural resources and skilled staff. / The Engineer
  • The all-solid-state battery for automobiles is expected to be more cost-effective, more sustainable and optimised for the circular reuse of raw materials to take account of the increasingly limited availability of natural resources worldwide. / Automotive World
  • The final chapter turns to urban eco-innovation practices, in recognition of the fact that around 70% of the Mediterranean population lives in urban areas and that 86% of new population growth is predicted to occur in cities of the developing world. / Euromesco
  • Russia's only real threat to the United States is if it enables China to use its surplus population to develop Siberia and make up for China's own lack of natural resources. / Israpundit
  • The distribution of natural resources in a world of decreasing supply is going to be a challenging task for governments in the future. / //
  • With global population on the rise, natural resources used to produce food are becoming increasingly threatened by climate change, and urban sprawls are continuing to out - compete farmland, with more creative solutions to growing, distributing, and consuming food urgently needed. / ArchDaily
  • Robeco Institutional Asset Management will soon start pressuring Australia to phase out its reliance on coal and other natural resources, as money managers slowly begin targeting governments over climate change. / The Straits Times
  • The companies taking part - Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy, Imperial Oil, MEG Energy and Suncor Energy - said they will be working with the federal and Alberta governments to help Canada meet its net-zero climate targets. / The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)
  • Resources in Bangladesh will be used to combat democratic backsliding and closing space for civil society, modernize the agriculture sector; promote economic diversification and equitable growth; and provide support to host communities affected by the Rohingya influx. / U.S. Department of State
  • A sizable number of communities currently do not have access to clean drinking water, and it's estimated that by 2050, a majority of the human population will not have access to clean fresh water. / Informed Infrastructure
  • Funds will support Papua New Guinea through the multilateral PNG Electrification Partnership, invest in democratic governance and sound financial systems, while protecting one of the world's most ecologically diverse areas through conservation of forest and marine natural resources. / U.S. Department of State
  • In recent years, three Arctic states have intervened to prevent Chinese companies from acquiring private corporations on the basis of national security, even though Chinese investment could help fund sorely needed infrastructure and natural resource projects. / Naadsn
  • Australia and Finland are seeking opportunities to develop their battery industries and leverage their domestic natural resources. / U.S. Government
  • Invasive plant pests have caused major losses to agriculture and natural resources, and they pose an increasing threat as the world becomes more interconnected with trade and travel. / Entomology Today
  • When China saw a looming threat to its ability to grow enough soybeans, due in part to climate change, it went from importing virtually no soybeans to importing more than half the soybeans sold on Earth. / DeSmog

Last updated: 25 July 2021