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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Climate change poses a severe threat to future sustainable development and to livelihoods around the world. This summary looks at ways in which economic activity contributes to and is affected by climate change in rural and urban areas taking into account impacts on different economic sectors, infrastructure, poverty and migration. It further examines measures to manage climate impacts and reduce carbon emissions.


The Fifth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and relevant analysis of our changing climate. Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). 


Employment infographic 


Additional resources

Presentation slides

Briefing and infographic for high-quality print


Published: July 2014