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Tree Maintenance

Sunday 1st December
Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co Armagh
Free

Placemaking for a Healthier Belfast

Monday 2nd December
Assembly Buildings, 2–10 Fisherwick Place, Belfast
Free

The UKERC project OverCoME (Overcoming Conflict in Marine Energy)

Monday 2nd December
Waterfront ICC Belfast

Visitor Safety Group Managing Informal Mountain Bike Trails Workshop

Tuesday 3rd December
Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, Newcastle
Free

Building cyber resilience for small organisations

Wednesday 4th December
NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GB

NIEL AGM 2019

Thursday 5th December
RSPB’s Window on Wildlife, 100 Airport Road, Belfast
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Making Environmentally Friendly Christmas Decorations

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South Belfast
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Sea levels to keep rising 11 November 2019

Sea levels set to keep rising for centuries even if emissions targets met

(via The Guardian)
 

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By Oliver Milman

Generations yet unborn will face rising oceans and coastal inundations into the 2300s even if governments meet climate commitments, researchers find.

Sea level rise is set to challenge human civilization for centuries to come, even if internationally agreed climate goals are met and planet–warming emissions are then immediately eliminated, researchers have found.

The lag time between rising global temperatures and the knock–on impact of coastal inundation means that the world will be dealing with ever–rising sea levels into the 2300s, regardless of prompt action to address the climate crisis, according to the new study.

Even if governments meet their commitments from the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement, the first 15–year period of the deal will still result in enough emissions that would cause sea levels to increase by around 20cm by the year 2300.

Read more via The Guardian…