Today, Shere Abbott, associate director of environment for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, nominated Tom Karl, the Department of Commerce's principal representative to the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, to serve as the group's next Chair.
PostedMay 19, 2010
As part of its most comprehensive study of climate change to date, the National Research Council today issued three reports emphasizing why the U.S. should act now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and develop a national strategy to adapt to the inevitable impacts of climate change.
PostedMay 14, 2010
A National Climate Adaptation Summit will take place in Washington, DC on May 25-27. The goal of the Summit is to bring together about 150 invited users and providers of climate adaptation information from diverse climatological regions and economic sectors to provide insight into what is needed for effective climate adaptation and vulnerability assessment and how we should be organized to do that (public and private sectors -- federal to local levels).
PostedMay 13, 2010
On 22 June, 2010, the International Council for Science (ICSU) , in cooperation with the International Social Science Council (ISSC) , will host in Paris an Open Forum to explore institutional frameworks that could effectively and successfully support the research and delivery of the Grand Challenges in global sustainability research. This Open
PostedMay 3, 2010
Download PDF of this announcement ACTION : This is an announcement of an opportunity to recommend experts to the U.S. Government for nomination as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, Contributing Authors and Review Editors for the Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5). SUMMARY : Governments, along with other stakeholder groups, relevant
PostedMay 3, 2010
ACTION: This is an announcement of an opportunity to recommend experts to the U.S. Government for nomination as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, Contributing Authors and Review Editors for the Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5).