Vacancy – Future Earth Executive Director

September 15, 2014

A Future Earth Executive Director is now needed to provide executive leadership for the Future Earth programme, following the completion of the tasks of the interim Director, Professor Frans Berkhout, and his team at the end of 2014. The Executive Director will head a new globally distributed secretariat, recently announced following an open competition by […]


Future Earth to get globally distributed secretariat

July 2, 2014

  Future Earth, a new international programme for global sustainability which brings together thousands of the world’s leading researchers on global environmental change, will have a new secretariat with a unique and innovative structure that spans three continents. The announcement came today from the International Council for Science, on behalf of the members of the […]


Young scientists meet to debate the future of the green economy

May 26, 2014

During the coming week 30 excellent young scientist from across the globe will meet in Villa Vigoni with an interdisciplinary team of leading senior scientists to advance integrative research and knowledge on societies’ transition towards a green economy. The conference will take a broad multidisciplinary approach to the topic including aspects of ecosystems services, climate […]


Future Earth launch community consultation

April 29, 2014

If the future of global change research were in your hands, what would you focus on? Identifying extinction hotspots, understanding the impacts of sea level rise, or investigating how cultural values influence perceptions of risk? Future Earth has launched a community consultation to identify the most important and most critical challenges for global change science […]


Seeking Future Earth secretariat

January 8, 2014

The International Council for Science (ICSU), on behalf of the Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability, has released a call for full proposals to host the permanent secretariat for Future Earth. Following a call for expressions of interest in July last year and a bidders’ conference in November, the call for full bids is open […]