Vacancies: Post-doctoral Fellows for the Novel Entities Group

Earth Commission and the University of Toronto School of the Environment are excited to announce opportunities two Post-doctoral Fellows (PDFs) to join the core research team focused on assessing “Safe and Just Earth System Boundaries” for Novel Entities (ESBs).


Vacancy: Strategic Communications Lead (Sweden Hub)

Future Earth is looking for an experienced science communicator to lead the communications activities of the Global Hub in Sweden. The position is a permanent position based at Future Earth in Stockholm.

Biodiversity Goals: Seeking Science’s Advice

Climate change has its well-known target of limiting global warming to below 2°C and pursuing efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. Is it time to create similar goals for biodiversity – the world’s diminishing community of animals, plants, and other organisms – or is nature just too complex?

Group of Earth Commissioners standing together.

Scientists Hold First Historic Meeting of the Earth Commission

Some of the world’s leading scientists gathered for the first historic meeting of the Future Earth-hosted Earth Commission outside Washington DC, pushing forward their plans to develop scientific targets to protect Earth’s life-support systems, like land, freshwater, biodiversity and oceans.


Director of the Earth Commission Secretariat Announced

Future Earth has hired a Director of the Secretariat of the newly-formed Earth Commission, a group of leading international experts tasked with synthesizing the latest science to underpin the development of science-based targets.

Future Earth announces intent to launch Earth Commission

Davos, Switzerland – Standing outside in the pitch-black cold at the World Economic Forum on January 23, 2019, a panel including Future Earth and partners announced to a live audience their intent to launch an Earth Commission.

Peer-reviewed papers

Explore a complete bibliography of the Earth Commission publications from 2020 until now. The list includes Earth Commission peer-reviewed papers, papers led by the modelling workstreams (and associated papers), papers led by the biosphere and pollution workstreams, peer-reviewed papers led by the transformations workstream and peer-reviewed papers led by the translation workstream (WG5).