Acting on climate and poverty: if we fail on one, we fail on the other

In this policy insight, the authors explain how rising to the climate and poverty challenges in tandem can generate great gains for people and the environment across continents and create new paths for sustainable development and poverty reduction – while delayed action on climate change will entrench poverty around the world.

New Scientist Podcast: 4 March 2022

This podcast includes an interview with Swenja Surminski who discusses the latest IPCC report and highlights the importance of climate adaptation measures.

Halting deforestation by 2030 – lessons from Indonesia?

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.