Polar Research

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?

09.11.2023

Counting on mathematicians to help save the planet

On a brilliant white ice floe floating in the Arctic Ocean, a group of people in bulky coats adjust to the biting cold, having been dropped off by helicopter. “All of a sudden, I turn around and there’s a polar bear and it starts running at us,” says Jody Reimer, recounting a moment of panic. “Luckily, the helicopter swooped back in to scare the bear off, but I had the adrenaline shakes for the rest of the day,” she adds, laughing.

07.12.2021

ICSU President Yuan Tseh Lee opens International Polar Year Conference

<p>ICSU President Yuan Tseh Lee was present at the opening ceremony of <a href="http://www.ipy.org/">International Polar Year</a> conference in Montreal on 23 April , 2012. In his speech, he celebrated IPY as a triumph of global science, in that coordination was first led by ICSU and the <a href="https://www.wmo.int/">WMO</a>, and subsequently the global science community took hold and assumed ownership of IPY.</p>

03.05.2012

Polar year comes to a close

<p>The <a href="http://www.ipy.org">International Polar Year</a> 2007–2008 (IPY), the largest polar research and education venture ever undertaken, will formally come to a close at a ceremony in Oslo on Saturday 12 June—the final day of the IPY Oslo Science Conference.</p>

10.06.2010

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World Forum for Women in Science (WFWS) 2024
Add to Calendar 15.04.2024 10:00 am 19.04.2024 7:00 pm +00:00 World Forum for Women in Science (WFWS) 2024 https://council.science/events/world-forum-for-women-in-science-wfws-2024/ Auditorium Parco della Musica Ennio Morricone, Via Pietro de Coubertin, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Italy
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