Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment


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Briefing: Climate change and challenges for conservation

Climate change is predicted to have major implications for species and ecosystems, acting as a driver of biodiversity loss in its own right and amplifying the effects of existing threats. This briefing paper asks, to what extent does climate change require a re-think of conservation policy, planning and practice? Read more

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Briefing: Towards a unifying narrative for climate change

This briefing paper explores importance of strategic climate narratives, and provides recommendations for promoting ambitious climate policy. Read more

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Briefing: Multiple stressors in freshwater ecosystems: biocides and climate change

Human activity is putting increasing pressure on our natural environment and human-induced impacts are becoming both more widespread and severe. This briefing paper considers multiple threats to freshwater ecosystems and provides recommendations on how to monitor, model and manage them effectively. Read more