Archive for 'Bob Watson'
The UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) builds on the 2009 UK Climate Projections to develop our understanding of climate risk and provide analysis of the implications of climate change across the economy and society.
28 February 2012, London: Sustainable Development 2012 will look to the UK's priorities for the Rio+20 negotiations and the further steps the UK must take to tackle climate change and deliver sustainable development.
Professor Robert Watson, Chief Scientific Advisor to Defra, outlines the importance of addressing climate change mitigation and adaptation together, describing the national assessment of the impacts and options for adaptation.
UK National Ecosystem Assessment's independent and peer-reviewed Synthesis of the Key Findings provides analysis of the UK natural environment's benefits to society and continuing economic prosperity.
In the last of his series of articles, Professor Robert Watson, explains why food security is a strategic priority. While agricultural science and new technologies have boosted production, one billion people are still hungry.
In the second of our series of articles on evidential priorities, Professor Robert Watson looks at biodiversity, its critical importance to human wellbeing and the economy, and how getting the economics right can help address its loss.
In the first of a series of articles on evidential priorities, Professor Robert Watson looks at climate change and the threat it poses - with biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation - to food, water and energy security.
23 February 2011, London: The sixth annual Sustainable Development conference from Public Service Events will debate the key issues and policies that will shape the UK’s green agenda
Businesses measuring, managing and reporting greenhouse gas emissions enjoy benefits such as cost savings, improved green credentials and better relations with investors and customers, according to new research carried out for Defra.
17 March 2011, London: SDUK has established itself as a leading national forum for discussing the challenges and opportunities around sustainable growth within a low-carbon economy.