climate change

New Perspective

Engineering Diplomacy is Necessary to Tackle Global Grand Challenges

By Najmedin Meshkati - 10/12/2022

In 2012, Najmedin Meshkati emphasized the role of engineering diplomacy. Today, with challenges that transcend borders and involve complex systems, including the plight of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant, he is even more convinced of its necessity.

New Perspective

Addressing Global Challenges in Congress: The Science Diplomacy Toolkit

By Russ Carnahan - 10/12/2022

The former U.S. Representative emphasizes the areas where science diplomacy has allowed Congress to create positive change and pushes for its continued use to address the many challenges the U.S. and the world are facing today.

Perspective

U.S. Space-Based Earth Observations in 21st-Century Science Diplomacy

As the global community faces new challenges, civil space-based Earth observations offer the United States unique opportunities to employ science diplomacy in cooperation and competition. 

Editorial

Consensus Opinion versus Rapid Change: Afghanistan, COVID-19, and Climate Change

By E. William Colglazier - 09/20/2021

How should we make decisions weighing the risks of rapid change outside of our consensus opinion of the future or outside of our ability to make a consensus decision as a society?

Article

We Need to Train Climate Doctors

Authors propose a multidisciplinary training program in climate medicine, aiming to create physicians proficient and credible in climate and health science to assume leadership, disseminate knowledge, and influence policy.

Letter from the Field

Using Science-in-Diplomacy to Develop COAST

By Daniel B. Oerther - 06/28/2020

The context, inception, and delivery of COAST – the Caribbean Ocean and Aquaculture Sustainability faciliTy – as well as lessons learned for science-in-diplomacy, including reflections on pandemic insurance inspired by COVID-19, are summarized here.

Article

New Models for Science Diplomacy Transcending Boundaries:

In 2015, the IAP selected food and nutrition security & agriculture for a project to establish a new model for science diplomacy that draws upon its resources and those of its member academies.

Perspective

Chronicles of a Science Diplomacy Initiative on Climate Change

In 2014, the Office for Science and Technology of the French embassy in the United States— together with the French embassy in Canada— launched the French Ameri-Can Climate TalkS (FACTS), a successful science diplomacy initiative. 

Editorial

Science, Politics, and Climate

By E. William Colglazier - 10/06/2017

Why has it become so hard in the United States to maintain constructive action for dealing with human-caused climate change? Science diplomacy and science advice have otherwise helped the world deal with this challenge in critical ways.

Article

Observations, Diplomacy, and the Future of Ocean Governance

By Jan-Stefan Fritz - 12/14/2016

The current G7 proposal for a global ocean observing initiative is a valuable test case for the role of science in shaping diplomatic relations in the management of international spaces beyond national jurisdiction.

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