Future Earth is a major international research platform providing the knowledge and support to accelerate our transformations to a sustainable world.
Bringing together and in partnership with existing programmes on global environmental change, Future Earth is an international hub to coordinate new, interdisciplinary approaches to research on three themes: Dynamic Planet, Global Sustainable Development and Transformations towards Sustainability. It also aims to be a platform for international engagement to ensure that knowledge is generated in partnership with society and users of science. It is open to scientists of all disciplines, natural and social, as well as engineering, the humanities and law.
Future Earth's Governing Council is composed of members of the Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability. It comprises:
International Council for Science (ICSU)
International Social Science Council (ISSC)
Belmont Forum of funding agencies
Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations University (UNU)
World Meteorological Organization.See more