Climate change: who’s to blame?

10 February, 2011 by (comments)

What’s the basis for not believing that human activity is contributing to climate change? How to change a climate skeptic’s mind, a blog post from The Nature Conservancy, takes a closer look at the arguments – drawing on the very useful one-line answers to 141 climate skeptic arguments. Arguments like these: Skeptic says:  Climate’s changed before. Science says: ClimateRead More …

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Two Degrees Up on the Oxfam blog

10 February, 2011 by (comments)

Our friends at Oxfam International have posted a piece about Two Degrees Up on their From Poverty to Power blog. The Two Degrees Up series of photofilms, produced by CIAT, was unveiled at the United Nations COP16 climate change conference in Cancun in December, during the launch of the CGIAR’s Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Research Program.Read More …

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Bruce Campbell: rising to the challenges of a warmer world

10 February, 2011 by (comments)

Have a look at this guest article on the International Institute for Sustainable Development website by Bruce Campbell, director of the CIAT-led CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Bruce outlines the challenges to agriculture and food production of even small changes in temperature, and how rural communities are already beginning to prepare for theRead More …

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