Halting deforestation by 2030 – lessons from Indonesia?

Posted 22 Feb 2022 in

Ben Groom, Charles Palmer and Lorenzo Sileci demonstrate that Indonesia’s moratorium on forest concessions delivered cheap but modest reductions in carbon emissions – and call for new policies as well as sources of finance to drive further cuts to emissions from deforestation globally.

Flood resilience requires more than concrete walls

Posted 27 Jan 2022 in

When it comes to bolstering community resilience in flood-prone communities, building public awareness is at least as important as flood defences, argues Sara Mehryar, reporting on recent research by the Grantham Research Institute in Eastern England.

Knowledge exchange enhances engagement in ecological restoration and rehabilitation initiatives

Posted 11 Jan 2022 in

Knowledge exchange initiatives between different projects can enhance engagement in ecological restoration and rehabilitation initiatives, according to research in South Africa by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) project awarded to the University of Leeds, and the Leeds Social Sciences Institute, as published in a […]