Africa and Middle East

ISSC calls for proposal for Transformative Knowledge Networks worth €900,000

A new long-term vision to address today’s great challenges of global environmental change and sustainability via enduring social transformations and social change is launched today with an initial 2.7 M € three-year commitment from the International Social Science Council.

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World Bank Report: Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal

The Turn Down the Heat report series, prepared for the Word Bank by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics, provides snapshots of the latest climate science. The three reports warn that without concerted action, temperatures are on pace to rise to 4°C above pre-industrial times by the end of this century. The first report (2012), looks at the risks of a world 4°C or even 2°C warmer. The second (2013) examines the impact on Africa, South Asia, and South East Asia.

ESD Building capacity in Higher Education and Knowledge Representation for High Quality Learning

1) Presentation of intervention at the Prague Conference, Czech Republic, 3 and 4 October 2014, entitled "Introducing some sustainable notions to students of Mathematics using a nested cycles model" by Sylvain Barré and Salim Lardjane, RCE Brittany, University of Atlantic Brittany, France, on the following websites :

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