Tag Archive for 'Global Network of Science Academies'

Unsustainable consumption and human population growth of concern to science academies

June 24th, 2012 by iap

The world’s 105 science academies have highlighted the global challenges of population and consumption and calling upon world leaders to take decisive action. The Co-Chairs of the IAP, the global network of science academies, Professor Howard Alper and Professor Mohamed Hassan, said “we are delighted that the world’s science academies have chosen to come together […]

Science academies ask G8 to tackle global environmental challenges

May 11th, 2012 by US National Academy of Sciences

National science academies from 15 countries issued joint statements on 10 May 2012 calling on world leaders who are about to meet at the upcoming G8 Summit and other international gatherings this year to give greater consideration to the vital role science and technology could play in addressing some of the planet’s most pressing challenges. […]