Explore the latest resources from ISC Members and Affiliated Bodies.

Latest 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.

Browse recent reports and briefings:


  • Population, Food and the Environment – a webinar convened by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) and the Population Association of America (PAA). Find out more about the webinar and speakers here.
  • Refugee and Internally-Displaced Populations, Environmental Impacts, and Climate Risks – a webinar convened by the Population and Environment Research Network (PERN). This Webinar kicked off a May 2021 cyberseminar on new perspectives and innovative methodological approaches in geography, remote sensing, economics, disaster studies, and development studies, that shed light on the environmental and climatic challenges faced by global refugees. A primer on refugee-environment relationships and papers from the seminar are available here.

The resources listed on these page are sourced from ISC Members and Affiliated Bodies. It is not an exhaustive list. If you would like to share your recent publications relevant to the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15), please get in touch.

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