Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

December 2013

Cuts Needed in Both CO2 and Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

December 12, 2013

A paper to be published today in Science describes the importance of reducing both long-lived CO2 and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) to achieve… read more


World Already Teetering on Tipping Points for Abrupt Climate Change

December 4, 2013

The world is already beginning to pass tipping points for abrupt, catastrophic, and irreversible changes to the global climate according to a new 200-page report released yesterday by the US National Academy of Sciences. Abrupt climate change, unlike gradual changes such as steadily increasing… read more