Agricultural research must be moved to the heart of efforts to limit climate change’s impacts on those living in dry areas, says a report. Go to...

It’s hard to be cool when your index is low WHEN the worst drought in 60 years hit America’s corn belt this summer, many people wondered if it was caused by climate change. It is too early to say much about such a recent episode but various studies have attributed earlier individual heatwaves or drought to global warming, notably those in Europe in 2003, Russia in...

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...

ARE heatwaves more common than they used to be? That is the question addressed by James Hansen and his colleagues in a paper just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Tags: Hansen, Climate Change, dispassionate ...

(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:...

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 change, and...

Planet Under Pressure speakers said developing countries should be included in decisions about climate change technology ‘fixes’. Go to Source Tags: Climate Change ...