Monday, 1 September 2008
Activities in Africa of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society
Madeleine C. Thomson Senior research scientist + Chair Africa Regional Program Committee and Director Impacts Research of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society - The Earth Institute, Colombia University, USA - explains how her institute works in Africa on climate change and adaptation. She see two main challenges for a network on African climate change expertise. Climate change is an opportunity to reinforce technical skills in some traditional sectors. Climate change information is only an additional knowledge.