Africa / Agriculture / Climate Change / ILRI

IPCC, and its publics, are in trouble again

The following blog post is contributed by Philip Thornton (pictured middle above), theme leader and senior scientist with the Challenge Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security  at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya and an honorary research fellow in the Institute of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University of … Continue reading

Africa / Climate Change / Environment

Africa may survive climate change better than expected

Adaptation to climate change could be easier for African nations because of rapid changes – particularly urbanization – happening across the continent. The fierce debate over the extent of climate change should not obscure the severe differences of opinion over how much adaptive skills of humans will influence the adverse effects of climate change. Especially … Continue reading