UN High Level Political Forum 2019
Education, Peace and Climate Change
New York, 25 July 2019
Restoring Forests for Climate Change
Summary by Arthur Dahl
Beyond phasing out fossil fuels and halting deforestation, restoring forested land at a global scale could help capture atmospheric carbon and mitigate climate change.
Urgency of a rapid transition
Why Human Identity is Central to the Sustainable Development Agenda
Melody Mirzaagha, Daniel Perell and Saphira Rameshfar
Baha’i International Community Representatives to the United Nations
New York, 22 July 2019
In Pursuit of Hope: A Guide for the Seeker
Another book by IEF President Arthur Dahl was published on 13 June 2019.
Time for Reflection
Arthur Lyon Dahl
International Environment Forum
Presented at the opening of the Scottish Parliament
Tuesday 21 May 2019
The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh): Good afternoon. The first item of business is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader is Professor Arthur Lyon Dahl PhD, who is the president of the International Environment Forum.
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.
IEF and Biodiversity
Launch of a new thematic issue
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
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.