Heatwave alert may be too late to prevent deaths

Posted 24 Jun 2020 in

The declaration today of an official Level 3 heat-health alert by the Met Office and Public Health England may have come too late for many of the people who are most vulnerable to the potentially lethal effects of hot weather, including patients suffering from COVID-19. An official review of the Government’s ‘Heatwave Plan for England’ has […]

Adapting conservation projects to benefit communities and climate

Posted 1 Jun 2020 in

Adapting forest restoration and conservation projects by engaging with local communities can help deliver social and environmental benefits, according to research in Madagascar by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP). When projects are managed collaboratively they can increase the capacity of communities to adapt to climate change, enhance carbon storage and […]