State of the Planet

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  • New Project Will Tackle Amazonian Development Challenges From Space

    New Project Will Tackle Amazonian Development Challenges From Space

    The International Research Institute for Climate and Society is part of a new project that will use satellite imagery to address environment and development challenges across the Amazon Basin.

  • Climate Training for Development Professionals

    Climate Training for Development Professionals

    The International Research Institute for Climate and Society and the U.S. Agency for International Development will launch a new set of training webcasts geared for development professionals who want to be more fluent in the science that underpins their climate change adaptation projects.

  • Climate Services: Think Local

    Climate Services: Think Local

    “I think we have to get a lot more humble about what we can do with our science, and what is actually going to be useful with our science.” — US AID’s Edward Carr talks about the importance of climate services to local communities, for the first in a series of video interviews.

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  • New Project Will Tackle Amazonian Development Challenges From Space

    New Project Will Tackle Amazonian Development Challenges From Space

    The International Research Institute for Climate and Society is part of a new project that will use satellite imagery to address environment and development challenges across the Amazon Basin.

  • Climate Training for Development Professionals

    Climate Training for Development Professionals

    The International Research Institute for Climate and Society and the U.S. Agency for International Development will launch a new set of training webcasts geared for development professionals who want to be more fluent in the science that underpins their climate change adaptation projects.

  • Climate Services: Think Local

    Climate Services: Think Local

    “I think we have to get a lot more humble about what we can do with our science, and what is actually going to be useful with our science.” — US AID’s Edward Carr talks about the importance of climate services to local communities, for the first in a series of video interviews.