Climate Research in Action
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Nature Portfolio’s Climate Action Collection
To get you to the information you need right now, we’ve compiled the most important recent climate change articles. Browse the collection to understand more about the threats, evolving evidence and the most promising solutions coming down the tracks.
Engage with research today – inspire the action of tomorrow.
Personal carbon allowances revisited
How can personal carbon allowances help us achieve ambitious climate targets, especially given the need for a low-carbon recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic?
Evaluating the climate impact of aviation emission scenarios
On the way to COP26, find out more about policies, regulations and research aimed to reduce aviation's climate impact.
Animal-based foods have high social and climate costs
Quantifying the climate costs of animal-based agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, at a regional level.
Greenery as a mitigation and adaptation strategy to urban heat
This article might be of interest if you live in a city: it examines the contribution of vegetation and green infrastructure in reducing urban heat.
An analysis of women’s agency in climate change hotspots
Qualitiative research that analyses the experience and outcomes of climate change for women across Africa and Asia.
The cost of debt of renewable and non-renewable energy firms
A topical piece in light of the current energy debate in the UK, looking at access to financing for renewable energy firms and how this compares to those producing non-renewable energy.
From science to policy
A Q&A with Atte Harjanne, a member of parliament in Finland, on incorporating science into policy decisions when addressing climate change.
Guide to COP
Gearing up for Glasgow: Why is COP26 so important? How are delegates engaging with the science? Are global voices demanding action? The team at Nature share their insights…
SDG 13: Climate Action Research Hub
The global research community is powering ahead – investigating climate change and climate action from every angle. Access an anthology of climate-related research and uncover new-to-you ideas, solutions and commentary now.
Power of Publication
When we listen to the science, we can change the world. Learn how research into the depletion of the ozone layer led to policy developments, real behaviour change and a positive outcome for people and planet.
Picturing Climate Action
A picture can paint a thousand words. These Nature covers illustrate some of the most powerful scientific findings on carbon emissions and global heating of this century and the last, and how they carved a path for change.
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Research and Policy Events
Scientists globally are constantly exploring the climate crisis from new angles and collaborating to develop ideas and find solutions. Register for upcoming events featuring world-leading researchers, and view past Nature discussions.
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