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Cath Harris
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Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
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Climate change, environment worldwide
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+44 (0) 1865 614925
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The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment was established in October 2008 to find ways of cutting fossil fuel use worldwide without impeding any country’s economic growth. The School is also helping to foster sustainable living so that all of us enjoy health and lifestyle advances without increasing environmental damage. The feasibility of biofuels, the economics of emissions cuts and the profit-making opportunities for low-carbon firms are among innovative research projects at the School. Led by Professor Sir David King, the School will be a unique catalyst for innovative science, progressive decision making and sustainable economic progress.

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Saving forests and those living in them

The benefits of forests such as carbon storage, reduced flooding and soil erosion, and the provision of food and jobs should be protected in a new climate change treaty, researchers say.

Safeguards for these ecosystem services, which would be part of an agreement to pay countries to protect their forests, would also guarantee the rights of forest-dwellers and cut global carbon emissions, their study says.

The paper, by Dr Chuks Okereke of Oxford’s Smith School of… Continue

Posted on November 18, 2009 at 14:03

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