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Agriculture & food production contribute up to 29 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions

Amid population growth and escalating food demands, 2 global analyses determine climate change mitigation and adaptation equally critical for global food security COPENHAGEN (31 October, 2012)—Feeding the world releases up to 17,000 megatonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually, according to a new analysis released today by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, […]

Climate change could open trade opportunities for some vulnerable nations

(Stanford University) Unlike many developing nations, Tanzania has the potential to benefit from climate change, according to researchers from Stanford University, the World Bank, and Purdue University. In the future, the African country may be able to both increase maize exports and take advantage of higher commodity prices with trading partners. Go to Source Tags: […]

Sustainability and Self-Interest

p5rn7vb From Stanford Social Innovation Review John Elkington is an optimist. In his new book, Elkington, an authority on corporate responsibility and coiner of the term “triple bottom line,” argues that a new set of entrepreneurs in business, government, and universities are stepping up and taking actions that will help us to reinvent capitalism, combat climate […]