August 26, 2008

The Root of the Matter

By Ben Caldecott, Tara Singh, Thomas Sweetman, Dominick Spracklen, Gil Yaron & Renton Righelato

In tackling climate change, policy makers often overlook the role of the natural world in regulating greenhouse gases in the atmosphere: specifically, the unique role that forests and peatlands have to play in the battle against rising emissions. Changing approach would significantly reduce the cost of tackling climate change and deliver a variety of other benefits.


Tara Singh

Head of Environment & Energy, 2007-2008

Ben Caldecott

Head of Environment & Energy Unit, 2008-2009

Thomas Sweetman

Environment & Energy Research Fellow, 2008

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