New paper on the biodiversity impacts of the reformed EU common agricultural policy (CAP)

I have strayed on quite applied territory, by coauthoring a paper on the biodiversity impacts of the recently enacted reform of the EU common agricultural policy (CAP) in tomorrow’s issue of Science. I hope the opening paragraph does a good job at summarizing the main point. In December 2013, the European Union (EU) enacted the…

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The Amazon basin in transition

In a review paper that appeared in this week’s edition of Nature, Davidson and colleagues describe the interactions and feedbacks between land use change, climate change, and a range of more local climatically mediated processes such as water balance, winds and pressure systems and fire in the Amazon basin. I found this a very nice…