July 19, 2017
Adaptation Futures 2018 , the world’s premiere international climate change adaptation conference, takes place June 18-21, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Adaptation Futures 2018 aims to progress discussion and learning within the adaptation community on how to move from problem…
June 29, 2017
The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) announced today the 2016 Climate Think Tank Rankings. START International was named 3rd Top Climate Think Tank for North America under standardized ranking, measuring the think tanks’ efficiency in per capita/researcher terms. The ICCG ranking recognizes the…
June 20, 2017
Last week START’s Executive Director Cheikh Mbow and Board Chair Ghassem Asrar met with key organizations working on scientific research, climate and Earth observations. This gallery features photos with leaders and representatives from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT (European Organisation for…
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June 19, 2017
By Justin Charles G. See, PARR Fellow “The floods swept away everything we had – even our dreams and our future.” This was the testimony of Maricel, a resident of Barangay Tumana, Marikina City, at the end of our key…
June 14, 2017
Future Earth, one of START’s closest partners in global sustainability research, announced Amy Luers as its new executive director. Dr. Luers has over 20 years experience working on sustainability at the intersection of science, technology, and policy. She will assume her position at…
June 08, 2017
On June 7 Edmond Totin of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Mali team presented on “Using Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP) process to stimulate social changes and enable…
June 05, 2017
On June 4, Africa Today TV aired a panel discussion on climate change and Africa with Cheikh Mbow, Roger-Mark de Souza from the Wilson Center and Marian Tupy from the CATO Institute.
May 22, 2017
The World Meteorogical Organization, the United Nations system’s authoritative voice on weather, climate and water, honored Professor Gordon McBean with the sixty-second International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize for his outstanding work in meteorology and climatology and his leadership as a scientific…
April 19, 2017
The Mediterranean Symposium on Smart City Applications (SCAMS 2017) is a multidisciplinary international conference organized by the Mediterranean Association of Sciences and Technologies (MediAST) in collaboration with the Laboratory of Computer Science, Systems and Telecommunications (LIST) and the Faculty of Sciences…
April 11, 2017
March has been a busy month for the FRACTAL project, with a week-long training for the embedded researchers in Cape Town, and the first city learning labs for Maputo and Windhoek taking place. START traveled to Windhoek for the city…