Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Call for papers: Planet Under Pressure 2012

The 2012 international Planet Under Pressure conference will provide a comprehensive update of the pressure planet Earth is now under. The conference will discuss solutions at all scales to move societies on to a sustainable pathway. It will provide scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20.

Key Aims
A state of the planet assessment and solutions for a sustainable future
2500 participants combining global-change science and policy, business and development communities.

Scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Rio +20 conference
Building trans-disciplinary research communities

Identifying opportunities for enhanced partnerships between global change science and policy, industry and the public

A new vision for international research

Building on a comprehensive update of knowledge of the Earth system and the pressure it is under, the Planet Under Pressure conference will present and debate new insights into potential opportunities and constraints for innovative development pathways based on novel partnerships.

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