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 · 6 October 2022

This comprehensive guide offers school districts and others an overview of the electric school bus market and a catalog ("Buyer's Guide") that presents electric school bus models available today with …


WRI · 6 July 2022

This paper provides a comprehensive and evolving framework for Paris-aligned passive investing, developed through expert consultations, using existing Paris Agreement-related frameworks, taxonomies, data sources, and principles. The framework is then …


YPCCC · 29 June 2022 English

This report presents results from an international survey, conducted in partnership with Data for Good at Meta, investigating public climate change knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences, and behavior among Facebook …

majorities of respondents in most areas in North America (8 out of 12) and South America (5 out of 9) Respondents are the least likely to say so in Europe, North America, and South America (majorities in zero surveyed


NITI Aayog · 25 June 2022 English

The study highlights the employment generation potential of the gig and platform economy as jobs in this sector have low-entry barriers and cater to the needs and aspirations of workers …

concentrated in Asia (US$57 billion), Economy North America (US$46 billion) and Europe (US$12 billion) compared


PCNS · 24 June 2022 English

In particular, the analysis considers the definition of types of innovation, and how different African countries have performed with respect to these dimensions; the role of the distribution of patents …

in Korea, Indonesia, and Thailand), China, North America, and Europe, while Africa has been stagnant there was a slight dip in absolute numbers for North America in the last period (from 2016-2019), whereas absolute numbers, as seen from Figure 3, Asia and North America have performed better than other regions, particularly outcomes for Europe are the best whereas those for North America are weak. At the same time, outcomes for Africa applications, provides a different picture. North America performs best in this case, with an upward trend


IFS · 23 June 2022 English

The first looks at the average income rank of children on Free School Meals (which indicates that their parents are on means-tested benefits and roughly identifies the children from the …

Corak (Ed.), Generational income mobility in North America and Europe, Cambridge University Press, pp.


22 June 2022 English

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION Active Labour Market Policies in Asia and the Pacific A review of the literature Miguel Niño-Zarazúa and Nina Torm WORKING PAPER SERIES JUNE 2022 2 Active Labour …

Protection systems in LMICs Source: Author North America, and countries in the MENA Scale of active region


The Australia Institute · 21 June 2022 English

Recognising the breadth of the harms unfolding, our work aims to both effect and affect the personal and cultural, the social and political, the ecological and economic. [...] Our report …

energy assets across markets in Asia, Europe and North America. Assets regularly change hands as companies


UNEP · 21 June 2022

endorsed an historic resolution to End Plastic Pollution,” said Barbara Hendrie, Director, UNEP North America Office. “With just 9% of all plastic being recycled globally , the work that we are doing in the


ERIA · 20 June 2022 English

Demand and Supply Potential of Hydrogen Energy in East Asia – Phase 3

ERIA, stated that most countries in Europe and North America – and some in Asia – have set carbon-neutral


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