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Strengthening the climate change scenario framework

An international team of researchers assessed how well a prominent climate change scenario framework is working and what challenges it faces.
24-Nov-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Carbon pricing could prompt greener, smarter post-COVID recovery

As economies “build back better”, it may be an opportune time to introduce carbon pricing to tackle climate change while generating socioeconomic benefits.
6-Nov-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Informing the next generation of biodiversity goals

According to an international team of researchers, a ‘safety net’ made up of multiple, interlinked and ambitious goals is needed to tackle nature’s alarming decline.
21-Oct-2020 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hotspots Explorer makes climate risk research accessible

A new interactive online mapping tool allows the public and policymakers to easily explore overlapping and interconnected climate risks around the world.
22-Oct-2020 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A renewable solution to keep cool in a warming world

A new study explored the pros and cons of seawater air-conditioning as an alternative cooling solution.
19-Oct-2020 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pinpointing high impact areas for ecosystem restoration

Restoration efforts can potentially be 13 times more cost-effective when it takes place in the highest priority locations, according to a new landmark study.
13-Oct-2020 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Investment in conservation efforts needs to be stepped up

An international consortium of scientists has conducted a global review of area-based conservation efforts, including both protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures.
7-Oct-2020 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Global food production poses an increasing climate threat

A new study shows that rising nitrous oxide emissions are putting reaching climate goals and the objectives of the Paris Agreement in jeopardy.
7-Oct-2020 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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