International Conference on Cities and Climate Change - June 5 and 6, 2018. Mexico, UNAM

From June 5-6, 2018,  UNAM - Universidad Autonoma de Mexico will host the international conference "Cities and Climate Change: Science, Policy and Practice to Building together an Action Agenda" under the coordination of Dr Gian Carlo Delgado Ramos, Researcher at the CEIICH - Centro de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias en Ciencias y Humanidades, aiming to partake in the construction of spaces for dialogue between academia, decision-makers

Future Earth vacancy: Digital and Engagement Editor (Boulder, USA)

Future Earth is seeking a strategic and creative individual to build our online brand and community, overseeing our web presence through social media channels and two websites: Future Earth’s main website and the website of our award-winning digital and print magazine Anthropocene. The digital and engagement editor will take the lead in interacting with and amplifying the voices of Future Earth’s global community of researchers and innovators in policy, business and non-governmental organizations – all working to generate new knowledge for sustainability.

Dr Eleanor Blyth

Co-Chair, Scientific Steering CommitteeiLEAPS — Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study

Open Consultation on Research Priorities for Health, Climate and Environment

The Future Earth Health Knowledge-Action Network (KAN) has recently developed a preliminary synthesis document on research priorities for health, climate and environment. The paper outlines potential priorities for health research that seeks to: protect and improve human health by elucidating, and finding effective responses to, the complex interactions amongst environmental change, pollution, pathogens, disease vectors, risk factors, ecosystem services, and people’s livelihoods, nutrition, health and well-be

Scientists critical of U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Today, the White House announced that it would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, an international effort to limit the warming from climate change to below 2 degrees Celsius. Future Earth has assembled statements from experts from around the world responding to this decision. The views of the experts quoted are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations they represent.   

Join the Open Network powered by Future Earth

We are excited to announce the debut of the Open Network – a new tool for inspiring and supporting collaboration around research for global sustainability. This free online platform is a space for professionals from around the world to gather and do the crucial work of building transformations to a more sustainable world. It is open to anyone committed to sustainability, including researchers from all disciplines and experts in policy, civil society, business, media, the humanities, arts and law and interested citizens.