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Latest news: International Council for Science

Scientists plot path to climate stabilization at pre-COP Paris science conference
Scientists plot path to climate stabilization at pre-COP Paris science conference
Jul 10, 2015 Emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases must eventually fall to zero to stabilize the global climate, according to scientists leading the biggest international climate science conference prior to the Paris UN COP meeting in December, which was co-organized by ICSU. But they also indicate cautious optimism that growing political momentum means the two degree Celsius climate upper limit is still within reach.
Climate science conference "Our Common Future" opens in Paris Jul 03, 2015
A major international climate science conference attended by almost 2000 academics gets underway in Paris today, to table the latest thinking on managing climate change and avoiding its worst impacts. ICSU is one of the co-organizers of the conference.
Science and the road to transformation after COP21: ICSU side event at UNESCO Jul 06, 2015
The International Council for Science (ICSU) convened a special event on the eve of a major climate science conference in Paris to explore the opportunities for transformation which will emerge after the conclusion of a global deal on reducing emissions in December this year.
New Scientific Committee and Chair appointed for ICSU World Data System Jul 03, 2015
The ICSU Executive Board approved the new membership at its April session. The committee will be chaired by Sandy Harrison, Professor of Palaeoclimates and Biogeochemical Cycles.
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