• China’s emissions glimpsing the peak


    China recently announced its intention to peak its carbon-dioxide emissions. How soon could the emissions peak and at what absolute value? Libo Wu explores.
  • The greening of the Southern Hemisphere


    The 2010-2011 La Niña weather event brought lush vegetation to vast semi-arid regions in the Southern Hemisphere and altered the delicate balance of the global carbon sinks. Owen Gaffney explores how La Niña might change in the future and what that might imply.

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March 17, 2015
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The Tokyo (Japan) hub of the Future Earth Secretariat is accepting applications for secondment as Director. The closing date is April 10, 2015. For more information see: http://www.futureearth.org/vacancy-future-earth-global-hub-directors.
March 2, 2015
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Throughout history human societies have had to confront and adjust to climatic and environmental hazards. A long-term perspective that draws on such experiences must inform today’s climate policies, argue Jago Cooper and Christian Isendahl .
March 2, 2015
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China recently announced its intention to peak its carbon-dioxide emissions. How soon could the emissions peak and at what absolute value? Libo Wu explores.
March 2, 2015
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The 2010-2011 La Niña weather event brought lush vegetation to vast semi-arid regions in the Southern Hemisphere and altered the delicate balance of the global carbon sinks. Owen Gaffney explores how La Niña might change in the future and what that might imply.
March 2, 2015
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In South Asia, crop-residue burning is a regionally significant source of black carbon or soot – a pollutant that affects human health and climate. Aisling Irwin reports on recent work in the region that explains why farmers choose to burn their fields and which incentives might encourage them not to.
February 20, 2015
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Paul Shrivastava, a leading expert in sustainable enterprise based in Montreal, has been appointed first Executive Director of Future Earth .
February 17, 2015
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The IGBP community is mourning the passing of Lou Brown, retired Senior Staff Associate for International Affairs at the US National Science Foundation's Directorate for Geosciences, who died last weekend. Lou was a great friend and supporter of IGBP. We will miss him.
February 16, 2015
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The Ecosystem Studies of Sub-Arctic Seas (ESSAS) project will hold its 10th Annual Science Meeting in Seattle 15-17 June 2015. As part of this meeting, there will be a 2.5-day symposium on “The Role of Ice in the Sea”.
February 16, 2015
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Tributes have been pouring in for Professor Mike Raupach, co-founder  of the Global Carbon Project, who passed away 10 February.
February 10, 2015
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The International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme is planning a series of events at the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting to celebrate our past and to Transition to Future Earth. We invite all our networks and partners to participate.
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