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…
This article highlights the role international partnerships such as the ‘Sustainable Energy for All Initiative’ will play in expanding and modernizing Africa’s electric sector.
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 SDG7 and SDG8.
Light sciences can help to achieve the SDGs, found the International Year of Light some years ago. Let’s have a look at SDG7 and SDG13.
There is a double challenge, to change competely global energy production so that everybody get enough without adding greenhouse gases emissions.
A combination of a new satellites data processing and economical modelling helps to evaluate the possibility to achieve one of the SDG7 target in sub-Saharan Africa: universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services.