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FEATURE: Modelling the social costs of mitigation policies

Efforts to curb GHG emissions within countries will have ripple effects throughout the economy. Computer models currently under development offer useful tools for policy makers to explore scenarios illustrating the social costs of different mitigation actions. [more...]

FEATURE: Resilience to climate change in the semi-arid region of Brazil

In the semi-arid region of North-eastern Brazil, an enterprise called Adapta Sertão has been developed to help smallholders adapt to climate change impacts. The project works to create sustainable livelihoods for small-scale farmers by helping to guarantee food security and stable incomes despite unpredictable rainfall. [more...]