ASU Global Futures Laboratory response to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

The IPCC special report on Climate Change and Land has been published in August 2019. The report was written by 107 leading scientists from 52 countries, who synthesized more than 7,000 scientific papers to draw carefully crafted conclusions based on our current state of knowledge.

ASU Global Futures Laboratory, a GCF member organization, just published a response to the Special Report – read more.

Global Futures Laboratory is dedicated to develop and rapidly deploy response options for proactive planetary management to maintain habitability and improve human well-being.

Many of the response options discussed in this report focus on new approaches to policy, governance and institutions. Such reforms can enable climate-adaptive development pathways to manage resources more sustainably, enhance social resilience and facilitate collaboration among stakeholders. They also lead to more sustainable economic growth.