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May 30 2013
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In this excellent Guardian article Myles Allen of Oxford University describes and comments on reactions to a paper that he and his colleagues published in the journal ...

March 14 2010

CIRAD and INRA have published the report of their Foresight exercise into possible farming and food systems worldwide in 2035. CIRA and INRA were commissioned to "produce scenarios of global and regional evolution in agricultural production...

November 20 2009
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The WRAP report on resource efficiency by the Stockholm Environment Institute considers the rebound effects on GHG savings resulting from resource efficiency.

November 13 2009

Wallgren C and Höjer M (2009). "Eating energy- identifying possibilities for reduced energy use in the future food supply system", Energy Policy, Volume 37, Issue 12, December 2009, pp. 5803-5813.

September 2 2009
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The International Water Management Institute held its annual "Stockholm Water Week" in AUgust 2009 which saw the publication of a report entitled "Revitalizing Asia's Irrigation to Sustainably meet tomorrow's needs".

August 14 2009

Dairy UK and the Carbon Trust are announcing major plans for an industry-wide carbon footprinting guide, as a new report shows strong progress towards environmental targets in the Milk Roadmap.

Work is just beginning with the Carbon Trust to...

August 6 2009

Published in July 2009 The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan plots out how the UK will meet the cut in emissions set out in the budget of 34% on 1990 levels by 2020 (NB: 34% was the "interim" target recommended by the Committee on Climate...

July 25 2009
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This Working Paper, "Can Totnes and District Feed Itself? Exploring the practicalities of food relocalisation", by Rob Hopkins, Mark Thurstain, Goodwin and Simon Fairlie takes the need to reduce oil dependence and GHG emissions as a starting point to...

June 29 2009
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This paper (June 2009) is a collaboration between Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors and the Nelson Institute's Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW). It explores the question of...

June 1 2009
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New Zealand kiwifruit marketer Zespri International has measured, and is now making plans to reduce, its carbon emissions. Through a collaborative project Zespri, the New Zealand farm ministry, Landcare Research, Massey University, Plant & Food...