Funding opportunities, vacancies, SDGs.
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Welcome to the April 2015 Future Earth newsletter.

Up to 3m available for climate predictability research

2015 International Opportunities Fund

The Belmont Forum and JPI Climate have launched a call for funding pre-proposals on climate predictability and inter-regional linkages (drivers and mechanisms linking poles & monsoons for societal usefulness of climate services). This call aims to support medium-size research projects of 3 - 4 years' duration, and recommends a budget of between 1 and 3M. Pre-proposals are due by June 1st 2015. Read more...

News and opinion

Pollution (Photo: Let Ideas Compete via Flickr
The Neglected Killer - why air pollution is the World's single largest environmental risk. Read more...
Data collection (Photo: World Bank Photo Collection)
Five ways research can support the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more...
Mountains as sentinels of change (Photo: keltikee via Flickr)
Mountains as sentinels of change - call for funding pre-proposals now open. Read more...
Executive Director Paul's message on Earth Day
World leaders will meet three times in 2015 to chart a course for the future of our planet. The challenge is to turn this political momentum into action on the ground, says Paul Shrivastava, Executive Director of Future Earth. Read more...
SDSN joins Future Earth’s Governing Council
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has joined Future Earth’s Governing Council. Launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in August 2012, SDSN mobilises scientific and technical expertise to support the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more...


Global Hub Director,

We're seeking an experienced leader and manager with a strong international profile to join the Future Earth US hub based in Boulder, Colorado. Apply by May 24th 2015...

Research Liaison Officer, Stockholm

We're looking for candidates with experience in research and research coordination to join the Future Earth Sweden hub based in Stockholm. Apply by May 10th 2015...


Future Earth Finland Townhall Meeting

May 26th, Helsinki, Finland
Take part in a workshop to map out key priorities in global change research.

Our Common Future under Climate Change

July 7 - 10th, Paris France
Join the largest gathering of the international scientific community ahead of COP21.

International Workshop on Supporting Future Earth with Global Geo-information

June 9th - 10th, Beijing, China
Discover the latest developments within global spatial data production.

EWACC 2015 - Building Bridges Conference

June 15th - 17th, Nicosia, Cyprus
Join this transdisciplinary conference to advance sustainable development in the MENA region.
Coral Reef (Photo: US Geological Survey)

The Ocean in a High-CO2 World

The Fourth international symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World will take place in Hobart, Australia, from 3 - 6 May 2016. Abstract submission opens 1st June 2015. Early registration open.
See our website for all events.

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