Since 2011, the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has funded over 200 projects that use astronomy as a tool to address challenges in communities and achieve SDGs. OAD’s Dana Ficut-Vicas and Maria Alejandra Diaz write on the changes these projects are creating in their communities.
On December 1 (this month), the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) held its ‘KAST Roundtable Discussions’ on “The Role of Basic Science in Overcoming the Crisis of Energy and Climate Change.”
School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic affected learning to varying degrees in different countries. A new study sheds light on what this learning loss will mean for countries’ human capital in the decades to come.
Officially launched on September 2022, the BCOMING project will look at biodiversity conservation as a way of reducing the risks of infectious disease emergence, by focusing on three tropical biodiversity hotspots.
Climate activists worldwide have endorsed an 11th-hour deal for a loss and damage fund to compensate nations hit by climate catastrophes, the first of its kind in 30 years of climate negotiations.
IMU-CDC encourages applications from institutions in developing countries to the VLP and the Virtual VLP by March 15, 2023, for courses to be held between July 1, 2023, and July 1, 2025.
The 10 New Insights in Climate Science responds to clear calls for policy guidance during this climate-critical decade.