Climate and Energy

Climate and Energy

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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Materials – with Both Eyes Open
This interview with Dr. Julian Allwood is made available in partnership with the  Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL). The...
Oct 15, 2013 10:30 AM ET
EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Biodiversity as a Solution for Sustainable Agriculture
By Fred Pearce |  13 September  2013 Conservationists must find common ground with farmers, if they are to achieve their goals of stemming biodiversity loss, says Braulio Dias, the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). “In the past we have given most of our attention to the traditional conservation strategy of protected areas.  But that won’t work...
Sep 18, 2013 2:30 PM ET
Longer-Term El Nino Warnings to Help Farmers Adapt
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – Scientists have found a way to forecast El Nino weather events in the Pacific a year in advance, long enough to let farmers plant crops less vulnerable to global shifts in rainfall, a study showed on Monday. While far from flawless, the technique doubles current six-month predictions of...
Jul 1, 2013 4:15 PM ET
Time to Stop Arguing About Climate Change, World Bank Says
By Nina Chestney  LONDON (Reuters) – The world should stop arguing about whether humans are causing climate change and start taking action to stop dangerous temperature rises, the president of the World Bank said on Wednesday. Jim Yong Kim said there was 97 to 98 percent agreement among scientists that global warming...
Jun 20, 2013 1:45 PM ET
Three-Quarters of Asia-Pacific Nations ‘Lack Water Security’
By Prime Sarmiento and Shaira Panela About 75 per cent of emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific region suffer from low levels of water security, with millions still living without safe water supplies and sanitation facilities, according to...
May 21, 2013 4:30 PM ET