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Mobile applications for weather and climate information: their use and potential for smallholder farmersClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Mobile phones are increasingly being used to provide smallholder farmers with agricultural and related information. There is currently great interest in their scope to communicate climate and weather information. Farmers consistently identify demand for weather information and whilst ICTs may be one way of delivering this at scale there are concerns that this should not be seen as a panacea.DocumentThird World Network, 2016The series of expert meetings under the UNFCCC on a range of approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including impacts related to extreme weather events and slow onset events, is a significant element of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) work programme on loss and damage.DocumentGlobal Environmental Politics, 2016How does an idea emerge and gain traction in the international arena when its under-pinning principles are contested by power ful players?OrganisationGlobal Environmental Politics examines the relationships between global political forces and environmental change, with particular attention given to the implications of local-global interactions fDocumentHeinrich Böll Foundation - European Union, 2016The single biggest cause of climate change is burning fossil fuels. The Carbon Majors - who include big coal, oil and gas - have extracted fossil fuels responsible for roughly two thirds of climate change pollution.DocumentHeinrich Böll Foundation - European Union, 2016Usually climate negotiations are publicly pilloried for creating confusion around the problem and delaying action. But the time has also come to inquire into their unintended effects on our thinking.DocumentHeinrich Böll Foundation - European Union, 2016The Paris Agreement is ground breaking yet contradictory. In an era of fractured multilateralism it achieved above and beyond what was considered politically possible – yet it stopped far short of what is necessary to stop dangerous climate change.Document
“We’re in this together”: Changing intra-household decision making for more cooperative smallholder farmingInstitute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp, 2016Conceptualising smallholder farming households as collective action institutions, that make interrelated decisions about investment, resource use and allocation in a common household farm, may contribute to understanding widely observed uncooperative outcomes, such as yield gaps, gender gaps in productivity, suboptimal or Pareto inefficient sustainable intensification and climate change adaptatDocument
Climate change, agriculture, and adaptation in the Republic of Korea to 2050: an integrated assessmentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2016As the effects of climate change set in, and population and income growth exert increasing pressure on natural resources, food security is becoming a pressing challenge for countries worldwide.