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Climate change 2007: Lifting the taboo on adaptation
In a Special Report Nature's news team sums up the document's main conclusions and assesses initial reactions to it. Expand
Time to ditch Kyoto
Climate policy after 2012, when the Kyoto treaty expires, needs a radical rethink, and Gwyn Prins and Steve Rayner's suggested alternatives include a bottom-up approach to emissions trading, a massive publicly funded research effort in energy technologies and increased investment in adaptation. Expand
AIDS and global security
AIDS has been medically visible for 30 years; but only in the last five have the security implications of the pandemic begun to be discussed seriously. This debate has been in many waysExpand
On condis and coolth
Abstract This essay is about the cultural as well as the technical origins of society's large-scale conditioning of air. It argues that by the application of semiotic and anthropological analysis, itExpand
Lifting the Taboo on the Adaptation
HIV/AIDS and security: fact, fiction and evidence—a report to UNAIDS
The link between HIV/AIDS and ‘security’ is said by many to be well understood, particularly that between the movement and activities of uniformed services and the epidemic. There are strong opinionsExpand