The Royal Society and the British Academy are hosting a town-hall meeting to discover more about the new Future Earth initiative led by the International Council for Science (ICSU) in collaboration with the International Social Science Council. Future Earth is a 10-year international research venture that will develop the collaborative knowledge for responding effectively to the risks and opportunities of global environmental change and for supporting transformation towards global sustainability in the coming decades.
There was no Annual Conference in 2011 as funding for the new phase of the Network was confirmed too late to allow sufficient time for conference organisation. However, an evening event was held in December 2011 to mark the launch of the new phase of the Network.
The Conference took place on Thursday 9th December 2010 at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London.
The aim of the conference was to explore the implications of recent changes within government for the development and delivery of sustainable development, and what this means for the research community’s activities and priorities.