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Why projects to adapt to climate change backfire

Why projects to adapt to climate change backfire

A review led by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) and the University of Oxford has found that rather than reducing vulnerability to climate change, many internationally-funded adaptation projects reinforce, redistribute or create new sources of vulnerability in developing countries. 

NMBU professor Siri Eriksen among the ‘most cited ever’ in top environmental studies journal

NMBU professor Siri Eriksen among the ‘most cited ever’ in top environmental studies journal

The article features in the journal’s top 20 papers in the last 20 years.

Large-scale forest-based biofuels may significantly change the forest sector

Large-scale forest-based biofuels may significantly change the forest sector

There are enough biomass resources available to meet the Nordic demand for biofuels and bioheat. Increased production of biofuel will change the traditional forest sector, and the forest owners stand to gain.