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2012-01-14 01:31:36

New research has found that individuals and the private sector have an important role to play in the provision of public policies to help society adapt to the impacts of climate change. Writing in the journal Global Environmental Change, Dr Emma Tompkins and Hallie Eakin from the University of Southampton, say that public investments alone cannot reduce our vulnerability to climate change. Their research shows evidence of individuals, households, firms and corporations are deliberately...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.