Land woes taking a back seat to CO2

National | G8 COUNTDOWN Jun 27, 2008

Land woes taking a back seat to CO2

by Janice Tang

While climate change has finally won the attention of world leaders, the United Nations is concerned about a lack of action on another major — and yet interlinked — global challenge: land degradation and desertification. A deteriorated atmosphere destroys land potential through drought, flooding and ...