17 Case Studies of soil threats are included in RECARE to study the various conditions that occur across Europe and to find appropriate responses using an innovative approach combining scientific and local knowledge.
*Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Insights from 45 Global Thought Leaders
The book offers a broad, critical discussion of what a sustainable and desirable future should or can be, with chapters written by some of the world's leading thinkers, including: Wendell Berry, Van Jones, Frances Moore Lappe, Peggy Liu, Hunter Lovins, Gus Speth, Bill McKibben, and many more.
*Agriculture familiale et changement climatique
D’après le FAO, « L’agriculture familiale préserve les produits alimentaires traditionnels, tout en contribuant à une alimentation saine et équilibrée, à la conservation de la biodiversité agricole mondiale et à l’utilisation durable des ressources naturelles
*Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change
The global greenhouse gas emissions are continuing to rise at an accelerated pace and concludes that urgent action is needed to limit the increase in global mean temperature to two degrees Celsius and that action now and will be far less costly than postponing action for the future.
Highlighting the gravity of the situation and the urgency with which action must be taken, the chair of the IPCC, Rajendra Pachauri, told press conference: "The high speed mitigation train needs to leave the station very soon and all of global society would need to get on board."
*Economics of land degradation. Business brief
Mitigating risk and making
the most of your land assets.
An assessment of the exposure of business to land degradation risk and the opportunities inherent in sustainable land management
*A World of Science (UNESCO Journal Vol.11 No.1 Jan-Mar 2013)
in the latest issue of UNESCO journal the authors explain that arid climates are no more conflict-prone than humid ones, and that conflicts over water erupt in equal measure in rich and poor countries, democracies and autocracies, fortunately on rare occasions: over the past 70 years, incidences of cooperation have actually outnumbered conflicts by two to one.