Earth science can help inform and design strategies to cope with natural disasters or climate change. The use of system models also help explain the Earth's past and possible future behaviour.
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Policies should be designed to support internal movements as a form of adaptation to climate change, write Dominic Kniveton and Max Martin.
Dialogue enables scientists and communities to work with uncertain information, say humanitarian policy experts Emma Visman and colleagues.
The latest studies predict adverse or ineffective outcomes of atmospheric geoengineering, and scientists are calling for better governance.
2 May 2013
A new ground study confirms a trend in tiny polluting particles rising over India.
18 April 2013