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Climate Change Policy in the European Union  

Tim Rayner and Andrew Jordan

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Aug 2016
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The European Union (EU) has long claimed, with some justification, to be a leader in international climate policy. Its policy activities in this area, dating from the early 1990s, have had ... More

Climate, History, and Social Change in Sweden and the Baltic Sea Area From About 1700  

Sven Lilja

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Sep 2017
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The growing concern about global warming has turned focus in Sweden and other Baltic countries toward the connection between history and climate. Important steps have been taken in the ... More

Climate of Eastern Africa  

Pierre Camberlin

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This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Climate of Southern Africa  

C.J.C. Reason

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Nov 2017
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Southern Africa extends from the equator to about 34°S and is essentially a narrow, peninsular land mass bordered to its south, west, and east by oceans. Its termination in the mid-ocean ... More

Climate of the Mediterranean and North Africa  

Ricardo García Herrera and David Barriopedro

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Climate of Western and Central Equatorial Africa  

Amin Dezfuli

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Mar 2017
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Western and Central Equatorial Africa (WCEA), home to the Congo rainforests, is the green heart of the otherwise dry continent of Africa. Despite its crucial role in the Earth system, ... More

Climate Policy and Governance across Africa  

Opha Pauline Dube

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Climatic Changes and Cultural Responses During the African Humid Period Recorded in Multi-Proxy Data  

David McGee and Peter B. deMenocal

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Nov 2017
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The expansion and intensification of summer monsoon precipitation in North and East Africa during the African Humid Period (AHP; c. 15,000–5,000 years before present) is recorded by a wide ... More

Cognitive Biases, Non-Rational Judgments, and Public Perceptions of Climate Change  

Lisa Zaval and James F. M. Cornwell

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Nov 2016
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In recent years, scientists have identified cognitive processes that short-circuit our deliberative faculties. In the domain of climate change in particular, a number of psychological ... More

Communicating about Biodiversity, Public Engagement, and Climate Change  

Mikko Rask and Richard Worthington

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Oct 2017
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The term public engagement (PE) refers to processes that provide a distinct role for citizens or stakeholder groups in policymaking. Such engagement is distinctive because it aims to ... More

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