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Communicating Climate Change and Migration »

Communicating Climate Change and Migration, a UKCCMC report, provides guidance to organisations attempting to communicate the complex relationship between climate change and the movement of people across borders.

Mapping global climate change risk »

In its 2013 Climate Change and Environmental Risk Atlas risk analysis company Maplecroft evaluates the risks to populations and business from the onset of climate change in 197 countries over the next 30 years.

Better cotton and green chemistry in India »

During his visit to India for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Hyderabad Environment Minister Richard Benyon also visited sustainable businesses that protect the environment and operate profitably.

Rio+20: Dig deep, prepare to act and have hope »

Stakeholder Forum's Farooq Ullah reflects on the Rio+20 conference, finding some successes to celebrate - on corporate sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, stakeholder engagement - but no great leap to the future we want.

Publications round-up: People and the planet, savings and tax, business value, international climate goals »

The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: the Royal Society's People and the planet report; saving for a sustainable future; building business value; international climate goals.

Planet under Pressure »

26-29 March 2012, London: the Planet under Pressure conference will look at solutions to challenge of global sustainability, aiming to provide scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Rio +20 conference in June.

Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing »

The UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability's final report, Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing, makes 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice and mainstream it into economic policy.

Energy Roadmap 2050 for a secure, competitive and low-carbon energy sector »

The EC's Energy Roadmap 2050 explores how the EU can achieve its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 80%-95% below 1990 levels by 2050, while also improving the competitiveness and the security of supply.

Preparing for Rio+20 »

Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable development, takes place in Rio de Janeiro on 20-22 June 2012, twenty years after the Rio Earth Summit, focusing on green economy and the institutional framework for sustainable development.

Education for sustainable development: changing behaviours and inspiring positive action »

Kazuhiko Takemoto, of the UN University’s Institute of Advanced Studies, sets out his positive vision of changing behaviours through education and calls for increased visibility of education in sustainable development initiatives.