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Climate Change: 5 Actions to Turn the Tide in the next 3 Years

On the heels of Earth Day, one scientific observation gives new hope: according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, it is still possible to limit global warming to 1.5 °C – provided we reduce global greenhouse gas emissions no later than three years from now. A challenge that calls for a host of actions on all fronts: here are five of them.
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AFD Backs a Reinforced Power Grid in Southern Vietnam

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Hervé Conan, Director of AFD's office in Vietnam and Nguyen Xuan Nam, Vice-President of Vietnam Electricity (EVN), signed an agreement for an €80 million loan aiming at strengthening the power grid in the South of Vietnam, thus helping expand access to electricity and boost the integration of newly installed capacities of renewable energy.
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West Bank: A Pioneering Project for Clean Water and Green Energy

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In parts of the Palestinian territories, not only is access to water a problem, generating the energy to treat water and sanitation services can be difficult too. The AFD and EU-financed “Nexus North” project supports public water operators in the northern West Bank to improve access to drinking water and sanitation while reducing the cost of energy. The project will feature the first ever wind turbines in the region, the kind of pioneering innovation that will be discussed at the World Water Forum this week 21-26 March in Dakar, Senegal.
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