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Andy Haines
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
"The impacts of climate change on health are large and they are going to be bigger as we go forward," says Andy Haines on new IAP report We talked to Andy Haines, Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and co-chair of the IAP project, about the new IAP report 'Health in the Climate Emergency: a global perspective' Announcing Institution
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climate change and health
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Climate change threatens people's health dramatically but solutions are within reach, say the world’s academies in a new report New global report of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Announcing Institution
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Climate change and health: from impact to action
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Watch the recording of 'Climate change and health: from impact to action' The MENA Climate Week side event is now available for streaming Announcing Institution
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Andy Haines
  • Environment & Climate
Andy Haines, IAP project on Climate Change and Health co-chair, wins 2022 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Andy Haines is being recognized for his contributions in understanding the effects of climate change on public health, his leadership in expanding the scope of public health to one of Planetary Health, and for his mentorship of the next generation of health scientists and practitioners in preventive environmental health actions in the 21st century Announcing Institution
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Environmental Justice
  • Environment & Climate
How to promote environmental justice A new guide helps young people to learn more about the concerns of their community in order to communicate accurate, helpful and trusted information about environmental justice. Discover it now. Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
International Transport Forum: Pre-Summit Research Day and Decarbonising Transport Awards The ITF works for transport policies that improve peoples’ lives. Its mission is to foster a deeper understanding of the role of transport in economic growth, environmental sustainability and social inclusion and to raise the public profile of transport policy Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
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News from the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in Africa Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Reports on Climate Change and Health in Africa, Asia and the Americas – online launch events There are many direct and indirect pathways for the impacts of climate change on health and there will be significant variation within regions to be described Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Europe Announcing Institution
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  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
News from the Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Americas Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
A High-Level Meeting on 'Complex-determination and an integral and collaborative response to the COVID-19 syndemic' Read the letter from the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) on behalf of the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (EB-WHO) Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
Our most popular stories from 2021 From Young Physician Leaders (YPL) to IAP Statements, these were our 10 most-read articles of the year Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Synthesis Report of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report Registration will close on 13 March 2022 Announcing Institution
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Elephants
  • Environment & Climate
Call for nominations of members of the Multidisciplinary Experts Panel of IPBES Nominations should only be made by national focal points or their representatives Announcing Institution
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Climate action to protect and promote health
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Climate action to protect and promote health: sharing knowledge among regions to focus on solutions Watch the recording of the IAP session at COP26 Announcing Institution
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biodiversity
  • Environment & Climate
Review of the IPBES draft scoping report for the business and biodiversity assessment now live Participate as an expert reviewer and attend the online dialogue workshops Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Preparing for COP26 and more news from our Climate Change and Health Project Announcing Institution
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  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
IAP and NASAC to convene workshop on decarbonising transport in Africa, 15-17 November 2021 Announcing Institution
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  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
IAP announces the publication of its 2020 Annual Report In 2020 the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) supported 65 meetings and 38 publications, and provided a collective, supportive mechanism for academies to further strengthen their crucial roles as providers of evidence-based policy and advice Announcing Institution
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Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health Watch the recording of the IAP side event at the Africa Climate Week 2021 Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Business & Biodiversity Week 2021 Touching on some of the most critical issues for the business community and the urgent need to revert the loss of biodiversity, these sessions will provide a space for corporate engagement, knowledge sharing, and identifying solutions to shared problems in the months leading up to COP15 Announcing Institution
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Forest
  • Environment & Climate
World academies launch an action plan to combat both climate change and biodiversity decline The new IAP Statement ‘Climate Change and Biodiversity: Interlinkages and policy options’ highlights that climate and biodiversity policies are currently insufficiently connected and addressing climate change and biodiversity decline together is central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Announcing Institution
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tackling challenges of climate change for human health
  • Environment & Climate
Africa Climate Week 2021: Side event on tackling challenges of climate change for human health The event draws attention on priorities to be addressed in climate change transformational solutions for mitigation and adaptation for resilient health systems Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Opportunities to participate in IPBES processes Do not miss the upcoming deadlines Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
IPCC report confirms need for immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) focuses on the physical science basis of climate change and future scenarios. Unless there are immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, it warns, limiting warming to close to 1.5°C or even 2°C will be beyond reach. Announcing Institution
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IPBES8 Stakeholder Days E-Posters session
  • Environment & Climate
IAP infographic at the IPBES8 Stakeholder Days E-Posters session The infographic released with the IAP Statement on Protection of Marine Environments is available online Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
World Oceans Day: we must protect marine environments 'The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods' is the theme of the United Nations World Oceans Day 2021, celebrated all around the world on 8 June Announcing Institution
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marine environment
  • Environment & Climate
World academies call for protection of marine environments The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) urges world leaders to improve ocean health by stopping habitat destruction and the spread of environmental contaminants, fighting climate change and overexploitation, and adopting evidence-based policies Announcing Institution
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Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Action Challenge
  • Environment & Climate
Do you have an idea for a chemistry project tackling climate action? Share it and win €25,000 Submit your project to the Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Action Challenge Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Other
A global science agenda on risk Fill this ISC-UNDRR-IRDR survey in and help develop a global science agenda on risk Announcing Institution
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Regional and Global Perspectives on Climate Change and Health: Focusing on Solutions
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Regional and Global Perspectives on Climate Change and Health: Focusing on Solutions Watch the recording of the IAP online session and download the slides Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
Climate change, biodiversity and data for health emergencies: read the new G7 Science Academies statements The national science academies of the G7 nations launched their science agenda ahead of the G7 leaders’ summit in the UK in June Announcing Institution
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Photo Of Female Engineer Wearing Lab Coat
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
2021 TWAS Awards to women scientists Sustainability science, medical sciences, and biological sciences Announcing Institution
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Monkey
  • Environment & Climate
IPBES' sustainable use of wild species assessment Save the date: 15 April to 10 June 2021 Announcing Institution
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The Office for Climate Education (OCE) UNESCO Category 2 Centre
  • Environment & Climate
The Office for Climate Education becomes a UNESCO Category 2 Centre Announcing Institution
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UNTFHS-WAAS-IAP survey on Human Security
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Sustainable Development Goals
UNTFHS-WAAS-IAP survey on Human Security The deadline for completion of the survey is 28 February 2021. Announcing Institution
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Climate Change
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
The first drafts of the Climate Change and Health regional reports completed and under review The project team will share some of its first regional findings in an online satellite session of the Annual Conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Perspective on transformative change and a webinar on Communicating science during the COVID-19 pandemic Announcing Institution
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Climate Change protest
  • Environment & Climate
IPCC Working Group III AR6, Second Order Draft (SOD), Government and Expert Review Climate Change 2021: Mitigation of Climate Change Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
IPBES Call for nominations for scoping a methodological assessment on business and biodiversity IPBES is seeking experts and practitioners with expertise in impact and dependency on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people of different economic sectors Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Climate Change and Health: time to act is now Watch the recording of the IAP session at the 2020 World Health summit Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Other
IAP Annual Report 2019 published It provides an overview of IAP activities in 2019, with specific sections on activities by affiliated regional networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, and NASAC Announcing Institution
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Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Environment & Climate
Invitation to a virtual event on 'Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture' Join ASSAf, Leopoldina and NASAC on 18 November (10:00-12:00 GMT+2) Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
News from EASAC Regenerative medicine, biomass and CO2 accounting rules and hydrogen and synthetic fuels Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Call for nominations: IPBES workshop on modelling Nature Futures scenarios Nominated experts should have recognized expertise related to a wide spectrum of models on biodiversity and ecosystem services across different scales and disciplines Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Other
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) The biennial forum that focuses on science, policy making and economics, will take place in Trieste from 2 to 6 September Announcing Institution