Sustainability Week at the UN General Assembly

The ISC continues to deepen its engagement with the UN General Assembly to advance science-informed deliberation, debate, and decision-making – most recently, through a high-level debate on debt sustainability and socioeconomic equality for all.


Establishment of the ISC expert group on plastic pollution

The International Science Council is pleased to announce the formation of its expert group on plastic pollution. This marks an important step towards ensuring that science plays a pivotal role in advancing the ongoing development of an internationally binding instrument to address plastic pollution.


Available now: Extended versions of the Science Fiction podcast episodes

The Centre for Science Futures is excited to announce the release of the extended versions of the podcast episodes on Science Fiction and the Future of Science. Originally launched as a six-part series on the Working Scientist podcast by the journal Nature, this collection features engaging conversations with top science fiction authors from around the world:


How COP28 failed the world’s small islands

As the gavel came down on the latest round of climate talks in Dubai, there were declarations of “we united, we acted, we delivered” from the COP28 presidency. This was met by a sense of déjà vu among delegates of the Alliance of Small Island States (Aosis), an intergovernmental organisation representing the nations most vulnerable to climate change.


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