How Local Solutions Can Have Global Climate Impact [Preview]
Scientists and policymakers should focus more on how local communities can adapt to climate change
Interview of Andrew Gouldson
The London School of Economics and Political Science has been at the forefront of analyzing the costs of climate change. Together with the University of Leeds in England, the school has started a Center for Climate Change Economics and Policy to examine issues in more detail. Co-director Andrew Gouldson assesses the likelihood of an international climate agreement and what local communities can do to adapt to change.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Anna Barnett is assistant editor of Nature Reports Climate Change, which originally published a longer version of this interview in its February 2009 online issue (available at www.nature.com/climate/2009/0902/full/climate.2009.7.html). Andrew Gouldson is co-director of the Center for Climate Change Economics and Policy in London.