Highlights from the year, events and news.
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As 2015 draws to a close, this newsletter takes a look at some of our recent research highlights and key moments of 2015. We wish all our readers a peaceful holiday season and all the best for 2016! 

Global CO2 emissions projected to stall

Last year global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and industry grew by just 0.6 per cent – marking a year-on-year slowdown. The projection for 2015 reveals a second year of slow growth or even a small decrease in global emissions.

While declines in emissions have previously occurred during periods of economic crisis, this would be the first decline during a period of strong global economic growth...

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Future Earth highlights of 2015
Future Earth has made considerable achievements in 2015
We've collected all the big moments in an interactive timeline.

News and opinion

Members of the Science and Engagement Committees with Secretariat Staff in Japan.
Future Earth Research Implementation Plan to be finalised in early 2016. Read more...
Pop up communications webinars are designed to give researchers the tools to connect with a wider audience
Future Earth pop-up communications webinars - designed to give researchers the tools to connect with a wider audience - are now available online.
Timeline of global change science
The Evolution of Earth System Science: From the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme to Future Earth. By Will Steffen...


2nd German Future Earth Summit

Jan 28th - 29th, Berlin, Germany
Final registration by December 24th 2015

Future Earth session at AMOS/ARCCSS National Conference 2016

Feb 8th - 11th, Melbourne, Australia
Session focuses on interactions across the Earth System. 

One Health for the Real World

March 17th - 18th, London, UK
A high level symposium discussing 'Healthy ecosystems, healthy people'

The Ocean in a High-CO2 World symposium

May 3rd - May 6th, Hobart, Australia
Early registration closes January 31st
See our website for all events

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