Transform21: A portal to the latest global science

Throughout this decisive year for climate and biodiversity policy, the ISC is sharing news and opinions from its network of scientists and change-makers on the way to COP26 and COP15.

Explore the latest blogs below, as well as content curated under the following themes:

Latest blogs

Solar panels Germany

Transform 21 terminology explainer: ‘Energy Compacts’

A closer look at some of terms being used in the policy forums and scientific debates taking place in the run-up to COP26 and COP15.

Wind turbines fields clouds

Reconciling radical and feasible responses to societal emergencies: learning from COVID-19

On the eve of the 2021 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, ISC Governing Board member Anna Davies explores what the COVID-19 pandemic response can teach us about system change.

Wind farm Seychelles

Accelerating the energy transition through energy access: Q&A with Damilola Ogunbiyi

On the occasion of the Ministerial Thematic Forums on Energy, we found out more about how to raise ambition for a just transition to clean energy.

Adaptation and resilience

Nature and biodiversity

Energy transition


Clean transport

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