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timberbiz -19 hours ago

AFPA says Labor decision at odds with Labor policy

Victorian communities and families will be reeling after the devastating news that the Andrews Government will close down the state’s native forestry industries by 2030. The move will see the loss of thousands of jobs and the withdrawal of key investment in many regional and rural centres across the state. Source: Timberbiz Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Forest Products Associati...

CBD -3 weeks ago

Farmers could help solve the climate crisis-we just don't invest in them

When the first Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) land use report was released by the United nations in 2000, cities like Copenhagen and countries like Costa Rica did not yet have public decrees to become carbon neutral....

CBD -1 month ago

The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for Africa?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Climate Change and Land: An IPCC Special Report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems in August 2019....

CBD -1 month ago

Urgency of climate change may be understated in intergovernmental panel report, expert says

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report last week warning of the mounting effects of global warming on the seas, increasing temperatures and acidification, and on the world's melting ice. It noted the potential dangers from sea level rise, water shortages in glacier-fed rivers, declining and shifting fish stocks, and increased frequency and severity of storms...

IISD -2 months ago

Multi-agency Report Harnesses Scientific Evidence to Spur Climate Action

The report provides a cohesive assessment of the state of the earth system under the increasing influence of anthropogenic climate change. Data sources used in the report include the WMO Global Atmosphere Watch, UNEP Emissions Gap Report, three IPCC Special Reports released in 2018 and 2019 and studies by the Global Carbon Project, Future Earth and Earth League, and the Global Framework for Climat...

CBD -2 months ago

IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of melting ice and rising sea levels-and reality may be even worse

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - the UN body responsible for communicating the science of climate breakdown-has released its long-awaited Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate....

Mongabay -2 months ago

IPCC special report finds oceans and cryosphere changing rapidly due to global warming

As a massive expanse of unusually warm water spreads across the northeastern Pacific Ocean for the second time in the past five years, the latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released today, finds that marine heatwaves have “very likely” become twice as frequent and increasingly intense over the past four […]...

WRI -2 months ago

4 Things to Know About the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere

4 Things to Know About the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere Comments|Add Comment|PrintJohns Hopkins Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Photo by Preston Filbert/National Parks Service On the heels of its report on climate change and land, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has now assessed the impact that climate change is having on the world’s oc...

CBD -2 months ago

Oceans and ice are absorbing the brunt of climate change

CLIMATE CHANGE IS here, heating the oceans and crumbling the planet's ice sheets, a new report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) lays out....

WRI -2 months ago

Turning the Tide: Ocean-Based Solutions Could Close Emission Gap by 21%

Turning the Tide: Ocean-Based Solutions Could Close Emission Gap by 21% Comments|Add Comment|PrintRampion Wind Farm, off the coast of Sussex, England. Photo by hehaden/Flickr We know what is needed in response to the climate challenges that we face. The release of the IPCC Special Report on global warming of 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees F) last year urged us all to take rapid action on reducing ...

CBD -2 months ago

Look to the ocean for climate change solutions

Humanity is exacting a terrible toll on the ocean. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will publish its Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate later this week. Its overarching message will be that global warming, combined with the negative impacts of numerous other human activities, is devastating our ocean, with alarming declines in fish stocks, the deat...

Springer -2 months ago

The relevance of using in situ carbon and nitrogen data and satellite images to assess aboveground carbon and nitrogen stocks for supporting national REDD + programmes in Africa

Abstract Background To reduce the uncertainty in estimates of carbon emissions resulting from deforestation and forest degradation, better information on the carbon density per land use/land cover (LULC) class and in situ carbon and nitrogen data is needed. This allows a better representation of the spatial distribution of carbon and...

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