• 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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Here you find a complete overview of the latest news articles, features and opinions published by IGBP. Use the navigation on the left to locate press releases, news and features.
July 27, 2015
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The Global Land Project (GLP) invites short articles on the relationship between biodiversity and land systems for its October 2015 newsletter.
July 23, 2015
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This workshop will be held in conjunction with the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in December 2015. Future Earth and IGBP invite applications from early-career scientists from around the world. Please apply by 28 August.
June 18, 2015
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IGBP is co-sponsoring over 60 scientific sessions as part of its package of activities at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. We strongly encourage global-change researchers and practitioners to submit abstracts to these sessions by the 5 August deadline.
June 17, 2015
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The deadline for submitting abstracts to this conference entitled "Social-ecological dynamics in the Anthropocene" is 21 June . The conference will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 3-5 November 2015.
June 11, 2015
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The Past Global Changes (PAGES) project is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. The closing date for applications is 26 July 2015.
June 3, 2015
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The outcomes of IGBP's synthesis on the needs of least-developed countries are documented in a special issue of the Weather and Extremes journal published last month. The synthesis was led by IGBP Scientific Committee member Pauline Dube and funded by the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research.
June 1, 2015
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The latest issue of the newsletter of the Global Land Project (GLP) focuses on the co-design and co-production of knowledge.
May 28, 2015
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The Analysis, Integration and Modelling of the Earth System (AIMES) project is inviting proposals from institutions that interested in hosting its International Project Office. The ideal institution will have an international reputation in global environmental change, with a particular interest in modelling complex systems and human-environment interactions.
May 22, 2015
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The Past Global Changes (PAGES) project invites nominations for membership of its Scientific Steering Committee for terms beginning in 2016.
April 29, 2015
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The website for registration and abstract submission is now open for the open meeting " Composition and Transport in the Tropical Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere " to be held in Boulder, CO on 20-23 July, 2015.
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