Sept. 4, 2020

An international group of sustainability scientists work to understand the most effective targets at which to aim to enabling leaders in government, business, civil society and academia to spark transformative changes towards a more just and sustainable world. The work appears in the British journal People and Nature.

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Emily S. Klein and Les Kaufman of Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future report on efforts to "put CHANS to work."

They've published an August piece noting that The Pardee Center’s program embodies best practices in CHANS research and they report on efforts in 

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Jan. 1, 2020

Nations across the world are following a United Nations blueprint to build a more sustainable future – but a new study shows that blueprint leads less to a castle in the sky, and more to a house that needs constant remodeling.

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May 20, 2020

A new book brings together leading experts on telecoupling and land-use.

Telecoupling -- Exploring Land-Use Change in a Globalised World presents a comprehensive exploration of the emerging concept and framework of telecoupling and how it can help create a better understanding of land-use change in a globalised world.

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Dec. 10, 2019

The social and environmental costs of wildfires have grown dramatically in recent decades, and more information is needed to understand how communities can better organize in the face of this growing hazard, scientists have found.

Now, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation's Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2) program are exploring the potential for adaptive social networks in fire-prone regions to improve communities' ability to cope with increasingly large and intense wildfires.

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Nov. 29, 2018

Since 1977, the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA)’s annual three-month Young Scientists Summer Program offers research opportunities to talented young researchers whose interests correspond with the institute’s ongoing research on issues of global environmental, economic, and social change. 

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May 7, 2018

The Mountain Sentinels collaborative network is working to understand the most important activities and the most significant barriers to success common across collaborative research projects worldwide. The group has developed a survey to gather insights from both researchers and practitioners with collaborative experience across all systems (not just mountains). 

The survey is offered in English, Spanish, Chinese and soon, French. It is estimated that the survey will take approximately 20 minutes.

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