State of the Planet

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  • High Hopes and Low Expectations for 17th UN Climate Change Conference

    High Hopes and Low Expectations for 17th UN Climate Change Conference

    Numerous please for comprehensive action aimed at the 17th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa have been issued. However, many doubt that meaningful policies will be passed and have criticized the United States’ position in these talks.

  • Climate Services event at COP-17

    Climate Services event at COP-17

    A side event hosted by the IRI at this year’s U.N. climate conference will discuss a new Climate Services Partnership.

Banner featuring a collage of extreme heat images.

Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • High Hopes and Low Expectations for 17th UN Climate Change Conference

    High Hopes and Low Expectations for 17th UN Climate Change Conference

    Numerous please for comprehensive action aimed at the 17th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa have been issued. However, many doubt that meaningful policies will be passed and have criticized the United States’ position in these talks.

  • Climate Services event at COP-17

    Climate Services event at COP-17

    A side event hosted by the IRI at this year’s U.N. climate conference will discuss a new Climate Services Partnership.