Beijing’s diplomacy is increasingly green, but its international trade is getting ever more coal-black.
Month: December 2016
One By One, the Flood Gates of Antarctica are Breaking Open
“We have still time to avoid the worst of it, but we have already opened a number of flood gates, one in West Antarctica, and several in Greenland.” — Dr Eric Rignot.
“This kind of rifting behavior provides another mechanism for rapid retreat of these glaciers, adding to the probability that we may see significant collapse of West Antarctica in our lifetimes.” Ian Howat, Earth Sciences associate Professor at Ohio State University.
“Burning all the world’s coal, oil and gas would melt the entire Antarctic ice-sheet and cause the oceans to rise by over 50m, a transformation unprecedented in human history. The conclusion of a new scientific study shows that, over the course of centuries, land currently inhabited by a billion people would be lost below water.” — The Guardian.
Massive Rift Forming in Larsen C
Larsen C. It’s the next big ice shelf on the…
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Tender for the Supply and Delivery of Fifty (50) Hydro-meteorological Stations
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from the United States Agency for International Development/Eastern and Southern Caribbean (USAID/ESC) for the implementation of the project “Climate Change Adaptation Program (CCAP)” and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards payment under the contract for the Supply and Delivery of Fifty (50) Hydro-meteorological Stations, Contract #12/2016/USAID-ESC/CCCCC.
Peruse the officialtender dossier.
Tenders must be submitted using the format and instructions included in the tender dossier, which must be strictly observed.
Interested and eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ms. Allison Williams, Procurement Officer, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), Email: email@example.com, between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Deadline for submission of tenders is at 2:00 p.m. Belize time (GMT-6) on Monday, January 16, 2017. Any tender received after this deadline will not be considered.
Tender opening session…
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