June 30, 2017
In June 2017 the Southeast Asia START Regional Center (SEA-START) organized a training workshop on ‘Building transformational leadership towards the Sustainable Development Goals’, a six-day leadership program aimed at building inter-disciplinary skills to lead sustainable development initiatives. Twenty-one participants from…
June 30, 2017
The South Central and Eastern European Regional Information Network (SCERIN) of the Global Observation of Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) Program held its Fifth Capacity Building Workshop (SCERIN-5 CBW) during June 20-23, 2017 at the facility of the Faculty…
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…
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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…
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…
May 15, 2017
As part of the Global Observation of Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) Program START organized with partners a workshop to explore how remote sensing can support agricultural production and improve food security in South and Southeast Asia.   South/Southeast Asian countries…