Climate Change, Resilience, Peace & Conflict

Virtual symposium: Cool insights for a hot world

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Planting trees seems like sensible choice when it comes to mitigating climate change, but crucial aspects of the relationships between trees and climate have so far been overlooked in climate research, the new review Trees, forests and water: cool insights for a hot world concludes.

Earth Rights Conference

This conference will be a space for dialogue and co-creation about the idea that nature, not just humans, have rights. In a time of accelerating socio-ecological challenges, Earth rights is the focus of interest at different scales, from local communities to UN bodies. It is an ancient idea, present in indigenous cultures all around the world.

Mutual prosperity - why North and South need each other

Agrinatura General Assembly meeting 2017

Agrinatura represents the major research and education stakeholders in Europe dealing with agricultural research and higher education for development.

Trees are giant air conditioners with no power bills

Anyone who has walked outside on a sunny day knows that forests and trees matter for temperature, humidity and wind speed. Planting trees speaks to concerns about climate change -- but the directly important aspects of the tree-climate relationships have so far been overlooked in climate policy where it relates to forest. That, at least, is the conclusion of a new review.