Nature Climate Change, Published online: 25 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0528-3 Parties to the Paris Agreement must increase their ambition, but stringent climate policy has the potential to put sustainable development at risk. A collaborative effort is underway to identify potential trade-offs and to strengthen synergies between climate action and sustainable development.
Lobby groups representing some of the world's biggest polluters have sent thousands of delegates to negotiations aimed at limiting global warming since UN climate talks began, according to data obtained by AFP. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) brings together nations, environmental groups, scientists and policymakers to work on measures to stave off the wors
Nature Climate Change, Published online: 24 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0517-6 Highly mobile taxa, like birds, occupy ecosystems that lack fixed boundaries, and tracking how these spatial regimes respond to environmental change is difficult. Avian route data show the spatial regimes of Great Plains bird communities have shifted poleward and reorganized over the past 46 years.
Nature Climate Change, Published online: 24 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0511-z Negative emotions around climate change may inhibit people's capacity to affect change. New research on tourists' perceptions of coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef suggests that loss associated with iconic places taps into protective sentiments and increases concern, which may encourage collective action.