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The final report of Foresight's Migration and Global Environmental Change project reveals that the challenges associated with migration and environmental change have been underestimated but opportunities exist.
The International Dimensions of Climate Change, a new report from Foresight, the Government’s futures think tank, warns that climate change impacts from abroad could affect the UK more than climate change at home.
The final report of Foresight's Global Food and Farming Futures project - exploring the increasing pressures on the global food system between now and 2050 - argues for fundamental change to the global food system and beyond.
Higher education has a unique contribution to make to sustainable development. Joanna Simpson, Senior Policy Adviser at the Higher Education Funding Council for England, looks at action across the sector.
The Better Regulation Executive has launched a new Impact Assessment toolkit, used to show the costs and benefits of government policy. A revised Sustainable Development Specific Impact Test helps articulate sustainability issues.
A new approach to managing the UK’s land is needed to meet the challenges of the 21st century, with more coherence in properly valuing the many roles that land plays, says Foresight's Land Use Futures report.
A new cross-government science strategy will contribute to the vision of the Government’s recent food strategy, Food 2030, for a secure and sustainable food system.