• 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.

April 24, 2015
Limited financial support will be available for early-career scientists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition.
April 24, 2015
The Global Water System Project (GWSP) and its International Project Office (IPO), with financial support of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), is organizing the international conference on Sustainable Development Goals: A water perspective to be held at MARITIM Hotel, Bonn, Germany on 17-18 August 2015.
April 17, 2015
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and IGBP will jointly host a symposium on 29 April 2015 in connection with IGBP's 30th Scientific Committee meeting. The symposium will commemorate Dr. Mike Raupach, a longstanding member of the IGBP community who passed away earlier this year. 
April 17, 2015
The International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) project invites nominations for membership of its Scientific Steering Committee for terms starting on 1 January 2016.
April 17, 2015
The IGAC/SPARC chemistry-climate initiative workshop will be held on 7-9 October 2015 in Frascati (Rome), Italy.
April 13, 2015
IGBP will hold its landmark synthesis event at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in December 2015. The IGBP community is strongly encouraged to submit session proposals and indicate IGBP co-sponsorship. The deadline for submitting session proposals is 22 April .
April 9, 2015
The Stockholm Hub of Future Earth has an opening for one Research Liaison Officer. The closing date for applications is 10 May 2015.
April 9, 2015
IGBP Chair James Syvitski has received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Newcastle University. The degree will be awarded in July 2016.
April 9, 2015
The fourth international symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World will take place in Hobart, Australia, from 3-6 May 2016. www.highco2-iv.org
April 9, 2015
Shape the Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) Open Science Conference, 7-11 September. You can give a talk, present a poster or organise a discussion session.
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