The Arctic is warming twice as quickly as the rest of the world, with significant consequences for northern Eurasia. Cat Downy discusses how the European Space Agency is working with researchers to combine remotely sensed, field and laboratory data in this hard-to-access region.
The Planet Under Pressure conference underscored a rapidly changing landscape of Earth-system science. Mike Raupach says that the path ahead should combine the need for wider engagement with a continuing commitment to reason.
Berlin's Anthropocene Project kicks off with Will Steffen's keynote
The Anthropocene Project is an initiative of Berlin's House of World Cultures.
It is in cooperation with the Max Planck Society, Deutsches Museum, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich and Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam. The project stages dialogues, lectures, round tables, art events, music, films, game shows, debates and experiments.
This issue highlights various aspects of Arctic climate change, including sea ice and methane. We also look at a new tool for analysing complex global challenges, the path ahead for the Earth-system...