Call for Abstracts: 2021 UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy, and Practice - May 3rd 2021
2021 UNC Water and Health Conference: Science,
Policy, and Practice
We are writing to
remind you that the deadline for abstract submissions is quickly
approaching! All abstract submissions -including ones
related to thenew research award on
sanitation workers - are due Monday, May 3rd.
your entry using the abstract submission form. Specify
'Sanitation Workers' as the category, by selecting the 'Others' option.
Select 'Verbal Presentation' in the Preferred Presentation type.
2. If you are applying for the Best Published Paper
award, please mention this and add the publication link in
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COP 27 was both better and worse than expected, say Prof. Felix Dodds and Chris Spence - originally published with Inter Press Service here. It’s finally over. After the anticipation and build-up to COP27, the biggest climate meeting of the year is now in our rear-view mirror. The crowds of delegates that thronged the Sharm el-Sheikh international convention center for two long weeks have all headed home to recover. Many will be fatigued from long hours and sleepless nights as negotiators tried to seal a deal that would move the world forwards. Did all this hard work pay off? In our opinion, COP 27 was both better and worse than we’d hoped. Failing to Follow the Science First, the bad news. COP 27 failed to deliver what the science tells us was needed. With the window of opportunity closing fast on our goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5C or less, COP 27 did far too little on the all-important issue of mitigation—that is, cutting emissions. The case for urgent a
Speech by Janet Yellen US Treasury Secretary republished from here. "My thanks to Fred and the Atlantic Council for hosting me today. The course of the global economy over the past two years has been shaped by COVID-19 and our efforts to fight the pandemic. It’s now evident though that the war between Russia and Ukraine has redrawn the contours of the world economic outlook. Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine and its people is taking a devastating human toll—with lives tragically lost, families internally displaced or becoming refugees, and communities and cities destroyed. The atrocities in Bucha are the latest grim reminder of the brutality of Putin’s war of choice. Its impacts are reverberating to neighboring countries and beyond. The Biden Administration stands firmly with the people of Ukraine as they defend their lives, their homes, and their country. We are resolute in our commitment to hold Russia accountable. Russia’s horrific conduct has violated i