• A personal note on IGBP and the social sciences

    Humans are an integral component of the Earth system as conceptualised by IGBP. João Morais recalls key milestones in IGBP’s engagement with the social sciences and offers some words of advice for Future Earth.
  • IGBP and Earth observation:
    a co-evolution

    The iconic images of Earth beamed back by the earliest spacecraft helped to galvanise interest in our planet’s environment. The subsequent evolution and development of satellites for Earth observation has been intricately linked with that of IGBP and other global-change research programmes, write Jack Kaye and Cat Downy .
Credit: Jonas Förarre

photo: Jonas Forare

Published: October 22, 2013

Climate Change:
the State of the Science

Videos now online from the Stockholm public forum to mark the launch of the IPCC's climate report, 28 September 2013 (Fifth Assessment Report Working Group I summary for policymakers). The event was organized by IGBP and partners.

Hans Rosling - 200 years of global change 

Climate change: the state of the science   

Thomas Stocker, IPCC Working Group I co-chair   

Click herePDF (pdf, 3.9 MB) for pdf version of Thomas Stocker's Powerpoint presentation.

Hans Rosling - fossil fuel distribution in two minutes   

Thomas Stocker, IPCC Working Group I co-chair,
28 September 2013

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