Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in the Semi-Arid Tropics

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Plenary talk by Dr. William D. Dar, Director General, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Agricultural Adaptation to Climatic Change at the Grassroots Level and Use of Advances in Science and Technology

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Plenary talk by Dr. Seishi Ninomiya, Professor, Institute for Sustainable Agro-ecosystem Services, University of Tokyo, Japan. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Agrobiodiversity & Climate-Smart Landscapes for Improved Food Security under CC: Call for Increased South-South Collaboration

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Video of the plenary talk of Dr. Reinhold G. Muschler, Latin American Chair for Agroecology and Agrobiodiversity; Center for Agricultural Research and Higher Education, Costa Rica. Taken during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, 21-22 November 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna Philippines

Addressing Today's Global Development Challenges

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Talk delivered by Dr. Ralph D. Christy, Director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development, CH Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences during the symposium on Philippine Rural Development and Cornell, November 16, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna

Water for Agriculture: Growing Concerns in the Philippines

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Talk delivered by Dr. Randolph Barker, Professor Emeritus, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences during the symposium on Philippine Rural Development and Cornell, November 16, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna

New Perspectives of Energy Storage Materials

submitted by: RASEIBoulder
Summary: Energy storage in the electrochemical form is attractive because of its high efficiency and fast response time. New and improved materials for energy storage are urgently required to make more efficient use of our finite supply of fossil fuels, and to enable the effective use of renewable energy sources. In this seminar, I will discuss a few new perspectives for energy storage materials including new Li intercalation compounds, new Na intercalation compounds and new...