Archive for 'Research'
A new research review from DFID examines 20 years of monitoring initiatives in sustainable agriculture, providing insights and tools to help stakeholders prioritise investments and manage competing development goals.
Chatham House has reported the findings of a major investigation into the shifting global political economy of key resources (land, water, energy, minerals and food), analysing their inter-linkages in production, use and trade.
Publications round-up: sustainable consumption, energy security, community innovations, trade unions »
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: sustainable consumption case studies, climate change and energy security, grassroots sustainability innovations, trade unions in the green economy.
As a growing aging population means greater demand for residential care, Jerome Baddley considers whether environmentally sustainable care services are possible and even offer cost, health and wellbeing co-benefits.
The SDRN highlights recent research and publications on climate change: climate change solution case studies, legislation in 33 countries, melting ice-sheets, impact of shale gas, improved online adaptation resource.
A Rural Economy and Land Use Programme paper investigates the role of payment for ecosystem services in protecting the environment, by applying economic thinking and a market mechanism to natural resources.
As communities struggle to reduce carbon emissions, a new study by researchers from the University of Surrey explores whether changing the way people use their time can make a difference.
Climate change round-up: CCC chair, uncertainty, international action, Indian attitudes, governance… »
The SDRN highlights recent news and publications on climate change: new chair for CCC; uncertainty in climate science, Australian perspective on international action; Indian attitudes; governance; emissions scenario analysis.
Publications round-up: shipping emissions, cities and climate; EU environmental policy, design and consumerism »
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: policy and mitigation of CO2 from shipping; cities and climate impacts; environmental policy in the EU; architecture and design versus consumerism.
The Food Climate Research Network and the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food have jointly published a new report entitled Sustainable intensification in agriculture: Navigating a course through competing food system priorities.