ICTP Staff Associate In-Sik Kang awarded prestigious climate prize
Video testimonies collected by young people in their communities around the world form the basis of a network that allows for the expression of their concerns and for a dialogue with scientists and policy makers.
World-leading experts, at a recent webinar, presented up-to-date scientific information and guidance for societal, climate and ecological benefits of natural and managed boreal forests.
With climate change, the frequency of droughts is set to increase. In order to slow down the decline of forests already observed, it is essential to better understand epigenetics, the mechanism for improving drought tolerance in trees.
Climate and biodiversity experts worked together to determine the best measures to advance the SDGs in both areas simultaneously. Unprecedented changes in climate and biodiversity, driven by human activities, are synergistically and increasingly threatening nature, human lives, livelihoods and well-being worldwide. Biodiversity loss and climate change are both driven by human economic activities and reinforce…
A new study explored options for empowering citizens as a driver for moving from awareness about the need to transform energy systems to action and participation.
Thanks to an inventory of over 6 million trees across five countries, scientists have produced the first continuous maps of the floristic and functional composition of the tropical forests of Central Africa, allowing them to identify the most vulnerable areas to climate change and human pressure.
A new grant from the European Research Council will fund an international research project on negative emissions technologies.
An hydrological model reveals new zones where malaria may develop due to climate change.
Knowledge about prehistoric farming cultures can be used to provide insights on human societal responses to climate change.