We launch a nationwide contest for children in the age group of 9-16 years (Classes III to IX). They will be asked to imagine what they would do to change the world, make it more sustainable, if they were scientists. There are two categories: drawing/painting; essay/story writing. The idea is to expose children to the…
Systems thinking to link sustainability goals to chemistry education through the Planetary Boundaries framework
“Basic sciences are the sine qua non for sustainable development.” This compelling statement introduces the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD) on its home page, outlining the necessary role for basic sciences in meeting global sustainability challenges. And yet global practices of basic sciences education require re-orientation to equip learners at secondary…
IRD and IIASA launched a two year project to explore how local pathways toward the SDGs can be developped.
A two years project led by IRD aims to support transdisciplinary approaches in sustainability science projects
Knowing the impact of climate change on quality and supply of water at the scale of local communities is crucial to mitigate it.
Examining how SDGs 6 and 14 could be achieved.
The Science Council of Japan made the very interesting exercise of classifying the resolutions it adopted in the period 2014-2017 according to the SDGs. Let’s have a look at SDG5 and SDG6.
Light sciences can help to achieve the SDGs, found the International Year of Light some years ago. Let’s have a look at SDG6.