Scientist Ben Orlove discusses why it’s important to bring an anthropological dimension to the science of climate change and glacial retreat.
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A new study finds that ENSO has caused widespread, simultaneous crop failures in recent history, running counter to the long-held assumption that crop failures in geographically distant breadbasket regions are unrelated.
Thousands of Guatemalan farmers will now have access to state-of-the-art forecasts and other climate information to help them increase crop yields and earn more.
A training course marked a major step in a project that will equip farmers with climate information to manage food production in times of drought and extreme weather.
After a decade of development in Africa, the ENACTS initiative is expanding to Bangladesh this year.
A new study challenges the assumption that communities have to believe in climate change before they can take action.
Current practices are not making use of the best available scientific knowledge to guide real-world decision making.
Anthropologists are working with Fulani community leaders to promote knowledge-sharing between herders and climate scientists.
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society is part of a new project that will use satellite imagery to address environment and development challenges across the Amazon Basin.
A recent study is the first to show that pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions have directly affected the 20th century evolution of rainfall over a region.