IGBP provides essential international scientific leadership and knowledge of the Earth system to help guide society onto a sustainable pathway during rapid global change.
By linking biology, ecology and social sciences, DIVERSITAS produces socially relevant new knowledge to support sustainable use of biodiversity.
IHDP provides international leadership in framing, developing and integrating social science research on global environmental change, and promote key findings of this research to help address these changes.
WCRP improves climate predictions and our understanding of human influence on climate through observations and modelling of the Earth system and the policy-relevant assessment of climate conditions
ESSP is a partnership of the four international global-change programmes. It is an integrated study of the Earth System, the ways that it is changing, and the implications for global and regional sustainability.
The Planet under Pressure organisers