2021 must be a year of transformation. As countries worldwide prepare for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a pivotal moment to transform to more sustainable, more resilient societies and economies, informed by the latest scientific knowledge.

On the way to Glasgow, UK, for COP26 and Kunming, China, for COP15, explore the latest content from our network of scientists and change-makers:

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Featured publications from our network:

Young People and Climate Change

This British Academy briefing connects the structural disadvantage experienced by many young people in low- and middle-income countries, to the upheaval, uncertainty and stress caused by climate change. 

Beyond Climate Neutrality

Policy paper by the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU).

A net zero climate-resilient future: science, technology and the solutions for change

Ahead of COP26 the Royal Society (UK) sought wide-ranging input from the global scientific community to produce the Climate change: science and solutions briefings. Read the overview and twelve briefings below.

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Each author and interviewee is responsible for the facts and opinions expressed in their contribution, which are not necessarily those of the ISC or its partner organizations.


Photo: Bell’s bridge in Glasgow leads towards the Scottish Event Campus, where COP26 will take place (Dun Deagh via Flickr).

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