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Mark Howden

Director, Climate Change Institute, Australian National University
Professor Mark Howden is the Director of the Climate Change Institute at the Australian National University. He is also an Honorary Professor at Melbourne University, School of Land and Food. Mark’s work has focussed on how climate impacts on, and innovative adaptation options for, systems we value: agriculture and food security, the natural resource base, ecosystems and biodiversity, energy, water and urban systems. He has also developed the national (NGGI) and international (IPCC/OECD) greenhouse gas inventories for the agricultural sector and assessed sustainable methods of reducing net greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

Mark has worked on climate variability, climate change, innovation and adoption issues for over 27 years in partnership with farmers, farmer groups, catchment groups, industry bodies, agribusiness, urban utilities and various policy agencies via both research and science-policy roles. Mark has over 390 publications of different types. He has been a major contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Assessment reports and various IPCC Special Reports, sharing the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with other IPCC participants and Al Gore. Recently Mark sat on the US Federal Advisory Committee for the 3rd National Climate Assessment and he participates in several other international science and policy advisory bodies.

New UN report outlines 'urgent, transformational' change needed to hold global warming to 1.5°C

Oct 08, 2018 15:11 pm UTC| Insights & Views Nature

A landmark report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, commissioned at the breakthrough 2015 summit that brokered the Paris climate agreement, outlines whats at stake in the worlds bid to limit global...

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Economy

Polish economy begins 2019 on strong footing, retail sales likely to have accelerated in January

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UK gilts gain after January consumer inflation disappoints investors; 10-year auction in focus

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German bunds remain narrowly ahead of Q4 2018 GDP, Eurozone December trade balance

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USD/SGD likely to trade lower in line with rebound in EUR and CNH, says Scotiabank

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JGBs continue mixed trading ahead of Q4’18 GDP data amid lingering hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

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Politics

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Donald Trump Wants to Cancel $929 Bullet Rail Funding; California Gov. Gavin Newsom Called the Move ‘Political Retribution’

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Donald Trump to Sign Smaller Border Wall Funding to Avoid Another Government Shutdown

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Vladimir Putin’s Aide Tackles Alleged Russian Interference in 2016 U.S. Presidential Election; Writes Choice Is an ‘Illusion’

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Science

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Cancer Cure Found in One of World’s Most Rare Elements That Caused Dinosaur’s Extinction?

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HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address Includes 10-Year Program to Weaken Epidemic

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HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: New Research Grants Focus on Body's Natural Control of the Virus Post-Treatment

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Technology

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Apple Watch Series 5 Release Date, Specs: Glucose Sensor Is One of the New Health Features?

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