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Past is key to predicting future climate, scientists say

Anthropogenic emissions are rapidly altering Earth’s climate, pushing it toward a warmer state for which there is no historical precedent. Although no perfect analog exists for such a disruption, Earth’s history includes past climate states—“paleoclimates”— that hold lessons for the future of our warming world.  In a recent paper in the journal Science (see: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/370/6517/eaay3701?rss=1) [...]

By |2020-11-16T08:51:47+00:00November 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Past is key to predicting future climate, scientists say

Geography Awareness Week November 16-21, 2020

Geography Awareness Week, November 16-21, 2020 Resources for celebrating #GeographyAwarenessWeek #GeoWeek. We have day-by-day themes you can use to align your content with ours if you wish. Established by a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress in 1987, Geography Awareness Week (GAW) is observed the third week in November every year. In 2020, GAW will [...]

By |2020-11-13T12:56:14+00:00November 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Geography Awareness Week November 16-21, 2020

Deserving early career Geographer can send Application to the IGU Secretary General

A friendly reminder that the nomination deadline for the 2020 WDS Data Stewardship Award is just two weeks away! Please consider nominating a deserving early career researcher such that their achievements in improving scientific data stewardship can be recognized and celebrated by the community. Nominations are open to any scientific organization, group, body, union, or [...]

By |2020-10-17T11:40:56+00:00October 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Deserving early career Geographer can send Application to the IGU Secretary General

IGU Commission Geography of Governance 2021 Annual Conference

** CALL for ABSTRACTS ** IGU Commission Geography of Governance 2021 Annual Conference "NEW CHALLENGES OF LOCAL GOVERNANCE IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY AND COMPLEXITY" Date: 23-25 June 2021 Location: Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland Faculty of Human Geography and Planning - Metropolitan Research Center Conference Website: https://sites.google.com/view/geogov2021/ Deadline for abstract submission: 1.02.2021

By |2020-10-17T11:10:39+00:00October 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on IGU Commission Geography of Governance 2021 Annual Conference

Save the date: Humanities and Social Sciences for Sustainability Conference

Humanities and Social Sciences for Sustainability Cultural and regional dimensions of global sustainability Online Conference, October 21 & 22, 2020 In the long run, deep and peaceful societal transformations towards global sustainability without the social sciences’ and the humanities’ insights are hardly feasible. During the conference a group of leading international experts will present and [...]

By |2020-10-14T14:28:41+00:00October 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Save the date: Humanities and Social Sciences for Sustainability Conference

The American-Scandinavian Foundation Documentary Film

Geography is exploration. Explore Polar regions through film, The Blinding Sea, which is premiering later this week at Scandinavia House, the headquarters of the American-Scandinavian Foundation in New York City. The International Geographical Union is invited to participate. The Blinding Sea is a high-definition feature-length documentary film, 108 minutes long, which was shot across Alaska, [...]

By |2020-10-10T06:23:12+00:00October 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on The American-Scandinavian Foundation Documentary Film

America’s Geoheritage Workshop

Dear Colleagues, The U.S. National Committee for the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) is presenting the America’s Geoheritage II: Identifying, Developing, and Preserving America's Natural Legacy Distinguished Speaker Webinar Series throughout fall 2020, many Tuesdays at 11:00 am EDT (USA). These presentations will introduce the underlying rationale and concepts of the Geoheritage initiative, and [...]

By |2020-09-22T04:52:23+00:00September 22nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on America’s Geoheritage Workshop

Urban e-Planning and the Covid-19 Pandemic

 'Local Government Response Towards the COVID-19 Pandemic' (IGU-CGoG) Project https://sites.google.com/view/igucgog-covid19/home of IGU Commission Geography of Governance has come out with a special open access issue on 'Urban e-Planning and the Covid-19 Pandemic' published by the International Journal of E-Planning Research, Vol. 10 (2), 2021 Visit following web-page address of the journal to download all published [...]

By |2020-09-16T17:29:43+00:00September 16th, 2020|Publication|Comments Off on Urban e-Planning and the Covid-19 Pandemic

International Science Council- Urban Health and Wellbeing article on COVID-19

Dear IGU EC colleagues, Our collaborative contribution under International Science Council- Urban Health and Wellbeing program to article "COVID-19 reveals the systemic nature of urban health globally", which now has been published In Journal- Cities and Health. Please kindly refer to the link below: https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/ZSE2YVICBSFJXXFZDHPR/full?target=10.1080/23748834.2020.1763761

By |2020-08-08T13:49:40+00:00August 8th, 2020|News, Publication|Comments Off on International Science Council- Urban Health and Wellbeing article on COVID-19