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ICCCFS Country Reports

ICCCFS featured new insight into the potential future effects of climate change on Brazil, India, China, South Africa, and Russia plus Indonesia and the United States. Download some of the reports, which are still in draft form, here.  Russia Indonesia … Continue reading

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Presenter Spotlight: Gene Takle

ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States. Gene Takle is the director of the Climate Science Program at Iowa State University, where he also serves as a Professor of Atmospheric Science … Continue reading

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African Agriculture Ministers to Discuss Climate-Smart Practices

South Africa's Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries organized a gathering this week of Africa's agriculture ministers to push for the inclusion of agriculture on The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17)  agenda. In the past, international climate change negotiations under … Continue reading

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South Africa Leading BRIC Towards Carbon Capture

In an article in South Africa's Business Day newspaper, Loyiso Langeni, discusses the country's  plan to reduce carbon emissions though innovative carbon capture and storage technology. Read the full article below or on the Business Day website. SA AIMS to … Continue reading

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The BRIC Boom

A new PriceWaterhouseCoopers study, Economic Views-Global, projects that the G7 economies will contribute less to world GDP growth in the next two years than the BRIC  economies.  It said that the four countries that make up the bloc--Brazil, Russia, India … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Roger Beachy

ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States. They include: Tang Huajun, CAAS (China), Roger Beachy (United States),  Bob Scholes, The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR; South Africa), Elisio Contini, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA; Brazil), Sergey … Continue reading

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