• Biodiversity conservation & management
  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Global Environmental Change

    I’m pleased to inform you that a special issue entitled ‘Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Global Environmental Change: Research findings and policy directions‘ has been published in the open access journal Ecology & Society. Together with my colleagues Erik Gómez-Baggethun and Victoria Reyes-García, we put together a very good collection of articles reflecting on the dynamics […]

  • Biodiversity conservation & management
  • REDD+… what for and for whose interest?

    I just came back from fieldwork in Argentina. Jointly with Phd candidate Almudena García-Sastre, we visited the soy expansion frontier in the north-western province of Salta. Soy plantations are encroaching into the great Chaco forest, the second largest and diverse ecosystem in America after the Amazon. Over the past decade, deforestation has been rampant in the […]

  • Climate change mitigation
  • The atmosphere business

    Un nou llibre “El negoci de l’atmosfera” ha estat editat per l’Steffen Böhm, l’Anna-Maria Murtola i l’Sverre Spoelstra i publicat a finals de 2012. S’hi poden trobar articles sobre els últims avenços en les negociacions climàtiques i perspectives crítiques sobre diferents instruments per a la mitigació del canvi climàtic, incloent els mercats de drets d’emissions […]

  • Climate change adaptation
  • COP17-Durban

    Fa una setmana, al Tots Som Clima de la COM Ràdio, en Ramon Company i jo conversàvem amb en Salvador Samitier sobre les expectatives de la cimera del clima a Durban (descarregar podcast aquí). Tots tres érem força escèptics, per no dir pessimistes. Vam acabar la conversa amb un tema del Bruce Springsteen, “Land of […]