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Peace and security key to implementation of SDGs

Peace and security key to implementation of SDGs | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
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Morkporkpor Anku, GNA

Accra, Oct. 24, GNA - Dr Vladimir Antwi Danso,
the Director of Academic Affairs at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff
College, says peace, security and good governance systems were key to the
implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS).

He called on government to minimise the issues
of insecurity and bring out effective governance structures into the
implementation process.

Dr Danso was speaking at a high-level dialogue
on awareness and implement
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Spain is threatening to imprison Catalan leaders

Spain is threatening to imprison Catalan leaders | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Spain’s top prosecutor will seek rebellion charges for those responsible for a vote in favor of declaring an independent Catalan republic, an official spokesman said. The spokesman said the prosecutor is looking to determine if the charges should be limited to the Catalan cabinet, including President Carles Puigdemont and Vice President Oriol Junqueras, or if they should also include members of the parliament’s governing board and lawmakers. 
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Saudi Arabia Plans to Build A $500 Billion Mega City Powered Solely By Renewable Energy

Saudi Arabia Plans to Build A $500 Billion Mega City Powered Solely By Renewable Energy | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
The oil-rich state has plans to divert its focus from fossil fuels to a greener future and they are starting with a $500 billion dollar investment.
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BusinessGreen 10 Years On: How the clean energy revolution gathered pace

BusinessGreen 10 Years On: How the clean energy revolution gathered pace | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
It has been a decade of dramatic and disruptive transformation for the clean energy sector, but can it now build on its impressive momentum
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Tiny Montana Firm Gets $300 Million Contract To Help Restore Power In Puerto Rico

Tiny Montana Firm Gets $300 Million Contract To Help Restore Power In Puerto Rico | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
The decision by Puerto Rico's electric authority to give such a big contract – and such an enormous challenge – to Whitefish Energy has been met with surprise. The governor has now ordered an audit.
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Transparent solar technology could provide 40% of US power if deployed across all glass surfaces

Transparent solar technology could provide 40% of US power if deployed across all glass surfaces | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
There's a huge untapped potential for solar energy across America's shining skyscrapers.
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Penguins starving to death is a sign that something’s very wrong in the Antarctic | John Sauven

Penguins starving to death is a sign that something’s very wrong in the Antarctic | John Sauven | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Overfishing, oil drilling, pollution and climate change are imperilling the ecosystem. But ocean sanctuaries could help protect what belongs to us all, says Greenpeace director John Sauven
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This architect is trying to save our cities from rising sea levels

This architect is trying to save our cities from rising sea levels | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Landscape architect Kate Orff, founder of the urban design firm Scape Studio, aims to address the issue of cities and rising sea levels.
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We should turn Puerto Rico into a haven for climate and clean energy research

We should turn Puerto Rico into a haven for climate and clean energy research | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Business Insider France est un site d’information sur l’économie, les technologies, les entrepreneurs, l’innovation, les découvertes et bien plus encore. En texte, en images, en vidéos et en graphiques, de l’actualité essentielle et percutante.
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Over-nationalistic attitudes undermine conflict resolution mechanisms: Indian Navy Chief

Over-nationalistic attitudes undermine conflict resolution mechanisms: Indian Navy Chief | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
While solutions to traditional maritime security challenges can only be resolved through established conflict resolution mechanisms, Indian Navy Chief Sunil Lanba on Saturday said that "narrow and over-nationalistic" attitudes tend to undermine them.
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A single floating wind farm could power the entire planet

A single floating wind farm could power the entire planet | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Scientists calculate that one wind farm twice the size of Alaska could generate 18 million megawatts.
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Clean Energy Target not certain to lower power prices, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims says

Clean Energy Target not certain to lower power prices, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims says | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
It is not clear that a Clean Energy Target would lower power prices, the head of the competition watchdog has said in comments likely to deal the troubled policy a death blow.
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Plastic bottle deposit return scheme could save England's councils £35m a year

Plastic bottle deposit return scheme could save England's councils £35m a year | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Cash-strapped councils would save money thanks to reduced littering and landfill charges as well as having less recycling bins to collect, says report
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Renewable energy and resilient microgrids could help rebuild Puerto Rico

Renewable energy and resilient microgrids could help rebuild Puerto Rico | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Before Hurricane Maria devastated the island, Puerto Rico relied on an outdated, centralized power grid that burned imported fossil fuels. Now, some
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Renewable energy gets Rick-rolled by the US | Daily Maverick

Renewable energy gets Rick-rolled by the US | Daily Maverick | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry is in town, shopping and selling at the 24th Africa Oil Week. By Steve Kretzmann of WEST CAPE NEWS.
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Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – Saudi Arabia announces 100% clean energy megacity

Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – Saudi Arabia announces 100% clean energy megacity | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia announces 100% clean energy megacity Oct 26, 2017 Jonny Bairstow Low Carbon 0 Image: cpaulfell / Shutterstock Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a $500 billion (£377.4bn) megacity, which will be powered entirely by renewable energy.
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Tesla is bringing power back to Puerto Rico's hospitals

Tesla is bringing power back to Puerto Rico's hospitals | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Elon Musk's efforts to bring electricity back to Puerto Rico has finally proven successful.
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Renewable Energy sees new trajectory with worlds first offshore windmill | UdaipurTimes.com

Renewable Energy sees new trajectory with worlds first offshore windmill | UdaipurTimes.com | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Built at a cost of Rs. 1,700 Crore ($263 Million) and having taken over 15 years to complete, the world's first floating offshore wind farm has begun producing electricity that it delivers to the North Scotland situated grids
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How flying seriously messes with your mind

How flying seriously messes with your mind | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Travelling by plane has become an everyday activity – but our bodies and brains are still affected by it.
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With OK From EPA, Use Of Controversial Weedkiller Is Expected To Double

With OK From EPA, Use Of Controversial Weedkiller Is Expected To Double | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
The EPA says farmers can still spray dicamba on their crops next year — with some new restrictions. The weedkiller has been blamed for drifting into fields, damaging millions of acres of crops.
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Oil giant Shell buys leading operator of electric vehicle charging stations

Oil giant Shell buys leading operator of electric vehicle charging stations | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Royal Dutch Shell, a leading global oil and natural gas producer, will purchase a top European operator of electric vehicle charging stations in a push to roll out the technology at its service stations.
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What Facebook Did to American Democracy

What Facebook Did to American Democracy | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
And why it was so hard to see it coming
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Dumping clean energy target is 'dealbreaker' for Labor's support

Dumping clean energy target is 'dealbreaker' for Labor's support | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Shadow climate change minister Mark Butler says scrapping the target ‘won’t get the support of the Labor party’
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California Winds Are Fueling Fires. It May Be Getting Worse.

California Winds Are Fueling Fires. It May Be Getting Worse. | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
Some scientists think global warming may be making California’s autumn winds even drier, a “key parameter for fire risk.”
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Syrian Civil War Map

Syrian Civil War Map | Greenconflict Solutions | Scoop.it
A map of the Syrian civil war that shows who controls what after years of fighting.
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