- Insight - December 2010
- Lead story - Forging a New Global Initiative: Earth System Research for Global Sustainability. Recent months have seen significant new developments for the visioning process—the three-step consultative process spearheaded by ICSU, in cooperation with the International Social Science Council (ISSC), to advance global Earth system science to aid mankind’s response to sustainability challenges.
- Insight - July 2010
- Lead story - Science conference marks end of International Polar Year. More than 2300 participants at the largest-ever polar research conference, held in Oslo 8-12 June, marked the end of the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008.
- Insight - March 2010
- Lead story - Foresight Analysis: International Science in 20 Years. ICSU is conducting a foresight analysis, exploring the potential development of international science over the next 20 years. The foresight is a key component in the development and implementation of the next ICSU strategic plan. It will test the role and mission of ICSU and guide long-term strategic choices aimed at building ICSU’s value in strengthening international science for the benefit of society.