Lorena Flores Duran

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Why farming subsidies still distort advantages and cause food insecurity

Archaic subsidy rules that short-change poor countries must be addressed to avoid a pathetic compromise at world trade talks<p>For developing countries, it seems, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Despite all the talk of global power shifts and the rise of emerging economies, the …

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Planetary Boundaries as Millenarian Prophesies: A Guest Post by Steve Rayner

<i>This is a guest post by Steve Rayner, Oxford University, and is distilled from a forthcoming book chapter that Steve has co-authored with Clare</i> …

Africa's best hope of combating climate change is to share knowledge

Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time, and Africa is the most vulnerable continent to its impact. A crucial determinant of the continent's future is how well adaptation strategies are developed and implemented throughout the region. Adaptation is knowledge intensive, and there is …

Beyond Shellfish, Ocean Acidification is Bad for People (Op-Ed)

<i>Lisa Suatoni is a senior scientist in the Oceans Program at NRDC. This Op-Ed was adapted from a post to the NRDC blog</i> Switchboard<i>. Suatoni</i> …