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Guest editorials archive 2014
image image Managing Climate Risk
IPCC Working Group II Co-Chairs Chris Field and Vicente Barros highlight the dangers and opportunities identified in the IPCC’s latest report on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability.
image  The Climate Change Agenda  Heats Up
Michael Jacobs, Senior Adviser at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations in Paris and visiting professor at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE, on how climate change is moving back up the global agenda.
 image Rajendra Pachauri: human society will see sense on climate change
In an interview with the Guardian newspaper ahead of the 31 March launch of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report Part Two, IPCC Chair Rajendra Pachauri expresses optimism that human society will see sense on climate change.  
 image Climate change: Is it time for international agreements to recognize national laws?
US Senator Ed Markey, John Gummer, President of GLOBE International, and Cedric Frolick, House Chairperson of the South African National Assembly (ANC), express their views.
 image Video message by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
image Time to leave GDP behind
January 2014
Gross domestic product is a misleading measure of national success and countries should act now to embrace new metrics, urge Robert Costanza and colleagues in a paper published in Nature.
Annan final A united call for action on climate change
In an editorial, Kofi Annan, as Chair of "The Elders", appeals for bold leadership from governments, businesses and citizens to achieve a carbon-neutral world
More Setting the course for low-carbon growth
The reaction to the European Commission's proposal for 2030 climate targets has had a timid reception in Europe compared to the more positive comments internationally, writes Connie Hedegaard, European commissioner for climate action.