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Some harmful impacts of climate change are now inevitable so we need to prepare for adaptation

November 27th, 2012 by University of Southampton

Uncertainty about how much the climate is changing is not a reason to delay preparing for the harmful impacts of climate change said Professor Jim Hall of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford and colleagues at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, writing in Nature Climate Change. The costs of adapting […]

Global agreements like REDD ignore primary causes of forest destruction

January 25th, 2011 by International Union of Forest Research Organizations

A study on “Embracing Complexity: Meeting the Challenges of International Forest Governance“, issued on 24 January 2011 by some of the world’s top experts on forest governance finds fault with a spate of international accords, and helps explain their failure to stop rampant destruction of the world’s most vulnerable forests. The report suggests that global […]