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.
Planetary and Societal Risks: why we need planetary stewardship, 8 March 2011, United Nations, New York. Presentation by Professor Sybil Seitzinger, Executive Director, International Geosphere-Biosphere Progamme.
Professor Sybil Seitzinger 8 March 2011 United Nations New York
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...