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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WMO – 2010 was the warmest year on record

20 January, 2011 by (comments)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has concluded that 2010 was the warmest year on record since global temperature records began in 1850. It found that 2010 was 0.53 degrees Celsius warmer than the average for the commonly-used baseline period of 1961-1990. While 2010 was marginally warmer that the other two warmest years on record – 1998 and 2005 –Read More …

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