News tagged with mitigation

Strategies to enhance intelligence analysis

If you've ever watched a thriller about undercover agents, you probably have the impression that intelligence officers are models of objectivity, pragmatism and sharp, unbiased thinking. However, in reality even the most ...

dateJan 30, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Australia out of step with new climate momentum

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like never before on climate change as the U.S., China and other nations ...

dateNov 28, 2014 in Environment
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Education is key to climate adaptation

Given that some climate change is already unavoidable—as just confirmed by the new IPCC report—investing in empowerment through universal education should be an essential element in climate change adaptation efforts, ...

dateNov 27, 2014 in Environment
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Water scarcity and climate change through 2095

What will a global water scarcity map look like in 2095? Radically different, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, depending on the type and the stringency of the climate mitigation policies chosen ...

dateAug 18, 2014 in Environment
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