Climate Change and Land

Submitted by admin on 14. August 2019 - 22:41

Climate Change and Land

An IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems


On 8 August 2019, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a new special report on climate change and land. This comprehensive report was prepared by 107 experts from 52 countries.

IEF member wins Educator's Challenge

Submitted by admin on 19. May 2019 - 17:12

IEF member Joachim Monkelbaan and his partners in the Sustainability Leadership Lab were one of the winners of the Educator's Challenge of the Global Challenges Foundation on 16 May 2019. This is the second time that IEF members have won prizes from the Global Challenges Foundation.

Educator's Prize

Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Submitted by admin on 7. May 2019 - 12:55

Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Biodiversity is in Crisis
Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’
Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’
‘Transformative changes’ needed to restore and protect nature
Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good
1,000,000 species threatened with extinction

The headlines are frightening but true

IEF in the Netherlands

Submitted by admin on 25. April 2019 - 17:00

IEF in the Netherlands

The International Environment Forum organized a lecture at Wageningen University in the Netherlands on 24 April 2019 with IEF President Arthur Dahl speaking on "Global Governance for the 21st Century". The lecture was arranged by Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen, who teaches at the university, and who also held a seminar on science and religion, and organized a workshop on quantifying the unquantifiable looking at how to measure people's relationship to nature and biodiversity.

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