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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Climate change will threaten wine production, study shows
Rising global temperatures will make it much harder to grow grapes in traditional wine regions.
The Skolt Sámi’s path to climate change resilience
In a photo essay, a UNU fellow illustrates why this reindeer and fishing-reliant indigenous community is developing a climate adaptation plan.
Food scarcity: the timebomb setting nation against nation
As the UN and Oxfam warn of the dangers ahead, expert analyst Lester Brown says time to solve the global food crisis is running out.
Do you believe in climate change?
That's not a question you should be asking — it's a matter of empirical evidence, not belief.
Sustainable energy for all
The United Nations General Assembly has declared that 2012 is the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All.
Why is it so hard to save the biosphere?
Agreements to bail out banks happen in days – but despite some good progress at Durban, we still don't have a legally binding deal to bail out the planet.
Political barriers to climate change adaptation
A Swiss perspective on the political barriers to the development and implementation of adaptation policies in the developed world.
Famine we could avoid
Is climate change and/or drought to blame for 10 million people on the brink of starvation in the Horn of Africa?
Japan’s horror reveals how thin is the edge we live on
Environmentalist Bill McKibben argues that humans are narrowing the safety margin provided by Earth.
Climate finance plan could break Cancún talks inertia
Nicholas Stern and Trevor Manuel argue that rich countries can and should raise money to assist developing nations to deal with climate change.
How climate change impacts our imagination
A short documentary explores the ethical issues underpinning our social responses and attitudes towards climate change.
IPCC must keep its eye on the ball
The IPCC should focus on recommending methods and standards for regional climate change assessments.
Tajik women’s perspectives of climate change
A project in Tajikistan aims to unite leading scientists and local communities to document scientific and traditional knowledge on climate change.
Solar: A climate and energy novel
Ian McEwan’s latest novel, Solar, is a tale of one man’s greed and self-deception in the world of climate and energy science.
The triple crisis – finance, food and climate change
The Triple Crisis of finance, food and climate change has serious implications for poverty, inequality and human development.
Debate 2.0: How can social media save the planet?
Our World 2.0 will share your views on how social media can save the planet with participants at the 2010 Global Media Forum in Bonn.
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