Sustainable Urban Development: IASS Selected to Support “Norderstedt City of the Future”

A walkable city set among green fields: Workshops across Norderstedt will support the ongoing development of a vision for a sustainable city by representatives of civil society, science, local government, and business. © Norderstedt
Affordable housing, sustainable mobility solutions, and demographic ...Read more

Soil Protection for Sustainable Development: Global Soil Week 2017 Formulates Recommendations for UN

The UN sustainable development goals were the focus of the Global Soil Week 2017. © IASS/Piero Chiussi
While none of the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) focuses specifically on soil protection ...Read more

Regional Alliances for the Sustainable Use of the Oceans

Sea turtles face many threats in their marine habitat, not least from marine litter ©IASS / Carole Durussel
Sustainability Researchers Table Recommendations for UN NegotiationsRead more

Heinrich Böll Foundation and IASS Bring Acclaimed Exhibition examples to follow! – sustainable worlds to Chile

What is the role of artistic intervention and aesthetic experience in sustainable development issues? IASS researchers are exploring this question together with a group of young researchers from Valparaíso. © Sonja Linke
How can art help us to find solutions to such pressing global challenges as climate ...Read more

Politics at All Levels Giving New Impetus to Climate Protection

An exchange of ideas at different levels of politics has given new impetus to climate protection. © istock/Cecilie_Arcurs (symbolic image).
International agreements like the Paris Climate Agreement are vitally important for climate ...Read more

UN Ocean Conference: IASS Experts in New York

On 5–9 June, experts on ocean governance and sustainability from around the world will meet at the United Nations’ Ocean Conference in New York. © istock/Global_Pics
Marine conservation takes centre stage at international UN conference on 5-9 JuneRead more

Less Soot for a Better Climate: IASS Presents Policy Recommendations at UN Climate Negotiations

Mark Lawrence underscored that outdoor particulate matter causes approximately 4 million premature deaths annually worldwide. © IISD
Reducing emissions of black carbon can reap rewards for both air quality and climate protection.Read more

Climate Engineering Conference 2017: Call for Abstract Submissions

The Climate Engineering Conference 2017 (CEC17) will be held at the Umweltforum in Berlin from 9 to 12 October 2017.  © istock/rzarek
Climate engineering raises complex questions that go well beyond technical ...Read more

New Report Identifies Trade-offs and Synergies between United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

Protecting the world’s oceans can impact positively on other sustainable development goals, such as efforts to reduce poverty. © istock/stock_colors
Interactions between the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals can ...Read more

G20 Summit in Hamburg: IASS and Partners Publish Policy Recommendations

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In the build up to the G20 Summit in Hamburg on 7–8 July 2017, a network of research ...Read more