One Planet Polar Summit, scientists striving to bridge the science-policy gap for urgent action: “every tenth of a degree Celsius matters”

At the Polar Summit, scientists are alerting policymakers to the unexpectedly rapid pace of change, with the dramatic consequences of extreme climate and weather events unfolding before us. Will the Summit and the upcoming International Polar Year finally close the science-policy gap, leading to urgent policy actions in both the short and long term?


Bridging the trust gap: scientific freedom and responsibility in Asia-Pacific

In the Asia-Pacific region, much like the rest of the world, science faces significant challenges, including declining scientific and academic freedom, and growing threats to scientists. To address these issues, the ISC Committee for Freedom and Responsibility in Science (CFRS) hosted a regional workshop during the ISC Global Knowledge Dialogue for Asia and the Pacific region in Kuala Lumpur.


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