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Besides our specific field of research here at Cobham, there are a number of really interesting initiatives out there focusing on the remote sensing monitoring of pollution sources and biodiversity losses which could potentially make a difference…

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At the household level in China, carbon footprints are very unequally distributed: in 2012, only 5% of the population induced 19% of the total carbon footprint… while 58% of population have footprints down to 10 times lower…

According to ILO, the transition to a green economy will inevitably cause job losses (around 6 million till 2030) in certain sectors but they will be more than offset by new job opportunities (approx 24 Millions ) in others…

By analyzing “nudged” retirement plans in Sweden since 2000, researchers found that these decisions were indeed persistent and seem to last nearly two decades… “if not forever”.

Financial incentives for forest owners in Uganda to keep their forest intact brought the rate of tree loss cut roughly by half, with benefits calculated as 2.4 times as large as the programme costs…