NbSI annoucements

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10 Days. 100 Climate Change Ideas.

We’re excited to announce that the NBSI will be featured in Apolitical’s scheme: ‘Climate Innovation. 10 Days. 100 Ideas.’ Sign up now and get 100 climate policy ideas for 10 days from 10th Feb to take with you into the next decade. It features articles, quizzes, case studies, influential people to follow and more. Register [...] Read more

January 24, 2020
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Cécile Giradin explains NbS at Oxford Women in Science

Just 35% of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students in higher education in the UK are women. Although the physical sciences (biology, chemistry, physics) are less gender-biased than the other STEM subjects, the percentage of women still sits at just 37%. At the Women in STEM event in Oxford, Cécile took the opportunity to [...] Read more

January 24, 2020
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Climate Science social media & app

For easily-digestible, referenced information on all aspects of climate change and its solutions, follow Climate Science on Instagram or Facebook. Isabel Key, Research Assistant and Coordinator at the NbSI, co-founded Climate Science in July. It has now grown to a team of 30 volunteer writers, reviewers, artists [...] Read more

January 13, 2020
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Stephen Woroniecki joins team

Stephen Woroniecki joins as a new Research Associate, having just completed a PhD based at Lund University on ecosystem-based adaptation in Sri Lanka. He is helping to convene the adaptation session at the NbS conference and will be helping with NbS evidence syntheses.

January 13, 2020
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Bangladesh NbS Workshop co-hosted with ICCCAD

In mid-October, together with the International Institute for Climate Change and Development, we hosted a 2-day NbS workshop in Bangladesh as an initial step for building a community of practice. Approximately 50 stakeholders from government institutions, NGOs, universities, research organizations, think tanks, banks and businesses participated. In a series of talks and structured discussions, we [...] Read more

January 13, 2020
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NbS in a Changing Climate Conference 2020

From 7 – 9 July 2020,we are hosting a conference on NbS in a Changing Climate. In 12 sessions over three full days, we will discuss the value and limits of working with nature to meet societal goals in a warming world. We will highlight the state of the evidence for the social, ecological and [...] Read more

January 13, 2020
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PODCAST: Nature or technology to address climate change?

In the latest Futuremakers podcast, Nat Seddon discusses the pros and cons of NbS vs. technology with Oxford colleagues Jim Hall and Helen Gavin.

December 8, 2019
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NbSI director on UK political debate

For the first time ever, UK political parties took part in a debate on climate change in the runup to the December 2019 general election. The Conservative Party did not  attend, but the remaining major political parties presented positive views and policies with respect to climate change. Prof Nathalie Seddon was [...] Read more

November 28, 2019
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Value and limits of NbS

Our new article “Understanding the value and limits of #naturebasedsolutions to climate change and other global challenges”. Out in Phil Trans Roy Soc in Jan 2020.

November 25, 2019
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NbSI Director at Scottish Biodiversity Conference

Nathalie talked about the fundamental importance of biodiversity for nature-based solutions at the Scottish Biodiversity Conference. Timely given growing investments in low diversity tree plantations in Scotland

November 18, 2019
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