The urgency of the climate and biodiversity crises requires closer coordination between UNFCCC and CBD. In the Commentary, EASAC provides 16 fields of action, that should be addressed by the world leaders.
In its evidence review report, SAPEA provides guidelines for carbon neutrality by 2050. Fundamental changes for energy use and production are needed – the energy transition needs acceleration urgently.
The sea levels are rising faster in Europe than in the Global South. Europe should be prepared for the 1-2 meter sea level rise in 2000-2100, warns EASAC in its new report.
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, recommends EASAC.
ALLEA examines the potential of technical and policy measures to tackle science disinformation and calls for improved European exchange and coordination in this field.
A joint commentary emphasizes the responsibility of the health sector to reduce its own GHG emissions, and work with other sectors to accelerate decarbonization of the wider economy.
European science academy networks call for increased commitment by the European Commission to urgently overcome the barriers in sharing health data.
The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (IHRN) has published a statement to express grave concern about widespread and ongoing human rights abuses by police and military forces in Myanmar.
The extensive expert review report of SAPEA includes evidence-based information on biodegrability of plastics and policy advice accordingly.