Finnish Science Academies’ Risto Pelkonen Human Rights Award can be granted for active efforts in promoting human rights in academic communities. The award is granted in collaboration with Academy of Fine Arts of Uniarts Helsinki.
Climate and Biodiversity Crisis: 16 Critical Fields for World Leaders to Act Upon to Safeguard Human Civilisation
Photo: EASAC The recent IPCC Report confirms that global warming is getting faster and faster. The impact is playing in real time as we watch villages flood and forests burn. Meanwhile the hidden crisis of
There are many possible pathways towards a carbon-neutral future — and achieving it by 2050 is possible but requires urgent action. This is the conclusion of a group of top scientists tasked by the European
Photo: Wahid Sadiq (Unsplash) The state of the Atlantic adds a layer of variability to local sea level rise in Europe, while the massive loss of ice mass in the Antarctic due to climate change
With 25% of Europe’s Greenhouse Emissions coming from Buildings, Scientists Suggest Fundamental Policy Changes
To live up to their climate pledge under the Paris agreement, EU lawmakers must ensure all 250 million existing as well as all new buildings in the EU become nearly zero greenhouse gas emitters. In
Photo: Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash In a new report, ALLEA examines the potential of technical and policy measures to tackle science disinformation and calls for improved European exchange and coordination in this field. Professor Risto
Photo: Krister Majander. Permanent Secretary Anita Lehikoinen (on the left) discussing with ALLEA President Antonio Loprieno, who participated online - as did everybody else apart from the Finnish organising team and some of the speakers.
A new joint commentary by EASAC and FEAM, representing European Academies of Science and Medicine emphasizes the responsibility of the health sector to reduce its own GHG emissions, and work with other sectors to accelerate