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December 2, 2020
State of the Planet, by UN Secretary-General António Guterres
Now is the time to transform humankind’s relationship with the natural world – and with each other. And we must do so together. Solidarity is humanity. Solidarity is survival. That is the lesson of 2020. — State of the Planet, by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, December 2, 2020
November 8, 2020
World Science Day for Peace and Development 2020
By linking science more closely with society, World Science Day for Peace and Development aims to ensure that citizens are kept informed of developments in science. It also underscores the role scientists play in broadening our understanding of the remarkable, fragile planet we call home and in making our societies more sustainable.
May 5, 2019
Celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements
The International Year aims to recognize the importance of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements as one of the most important and influential achievements in modern science reflecting the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics, biology and other basic sciences disciplines.
December 11, 2018
Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want
The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is a once in a career (once in a lifetime) opportunity. The decade will not be successful if we have 20,000 individual science papers – we need to think of the big picture, to define the core opportunities, and to deliver the results.
November 19, 2017
The UN Sustainable Development Goals – what they are, why they exist
There is a need to communicate the SDGs, ensuring that more people realize they exist, that the goals are an agenda for developed and developing countries that are universal, integrated, interconnected, inclusive, and science-based. For the goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society – and even faculty and students.