North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere. It can also be described as a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean. However, Greenland, because it is on the North American Tectonic Plate, is often included as part of North America geographically. North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about …

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WRI: World Resources Institute · 5 September 2024 English

WRI, alongside its partners, organized a ‘‘high-level stakeholder consultative forum’’ to explore the interventions needed to scale the adoption of productive use of renewable energy in smallholder agricultural sector. The …

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WRI: World Resources Institute · 5 July 2024 English

Diners increasingly say they want to eat healthier, more sustainable diets. But it can be hard to change old habits. WRI’s "Food Service Playbook for Promoting Sustainable Food Choices" gives …

Work Regions Africa Asia Europe Latin America North America Programs Cities Climate Energy Food Forests


WWA: World Weather Attribution · 20 June 2024 English

End of May and beginning of June 2024, Mexico and surrounding regions experienced extreme heat. Mexico already reported 125 heat-related deaths this season. Extreme and persistent heat has been overwhelming …


RMI: Rocky Mountain Institute · 18 June 2024 English

There are two main perspectives on the energy transition: the old incumbent view of business-as-usual; and the new insurgent view of exponential change. At heart this is the longstanding battle …

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RISJ: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism · 17 June 2024 English

Almost all news reporting implicitly asks the public to trust it. At a basic level, it asks people to trust that ‘we really did talk to the sources we mention, …

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Amnesty International · 12 June 2024 English

Mexican journalist Alberto Amaro reported that officers of the investigative police of the Tlaxcala Attorney General’s Office threatened him with a firearm on 4 June. He has denounced several very …


IEA: International Energy Agency · 12 June 2024 English

Energy supply security remains a central pillar of the global policy agenda as international oil trade flows are upended by wide-ranging sanctions on Russia and attacks on tankers transiting the …

2030 2023-30 Growth Rate 2023-30 Growth North America 24.9 21.9 23.7 24.3 24.6 24.5 24.6 24.4 24.0 equivalent, naphtha China imports, by source North America Europe Middle East Northeast Asia Other Asia sharply ahead of and during the pandemic years. North America was responsible for almost all of these new naphtha Ethylene derivative imports, by source North America Europe Middle East Northeast Asia Other Asia additional material from lower cost regions like North America. Middle Eastern producers, especially in Saudi


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

market destination representation fo r Uganda in North America ( USA & CANADA) IDA / 65380 Tourism Development


World Bank Group · 11 June 2024 English

for emergency landings on the South Pacific – North America route and provides an important diversion capability


Amnesty International · 11 June 2024 English

A delegation of Amnesty International representatives from France, Germany, the United States and Canada will attend the trials of criminalized land defenders from the Wet’suwet’en Nation in Smithers, British Columbia …

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