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IRES – Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability:

It is an interdisciplinary research institute with interest and expertise in a wide range of topics under the realm of environment and sustainability. Their mission is to foster sustainable futures through integrated research and learning about the linkages among human and natural systems, and to support decision making from local to global scales.   Read More

EOS – Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences:

The focus of this department extends from pure science studies of the earth`s deep interior to the oceans and atmosphere. UBC earth scientists draw on a broad base of knowledge from the sciences of chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics. An integrated approach is increasingly required to understand the complex interactions due to human impact on the earth in such problems as climate change, resource exploitation and waste disposal.   Read More

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Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making

Researchers and students at this center develop and promulgate new and innovative, behaviorally and technically informed insights involving the intersection points between climate and energy. CEDM will also generate methods to frame, analyze, and assist key stakeholders in addressing important decisions regarding climate change and the necessary transformation of the world’s energy system. CEDM is funded through a cooperative agreement between the National Science Foundation and Carnegie Mellon University and is a distributed research cooperative agreement, anchored at the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University.   Read More

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French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development

CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development) is a public industrial and commercial enterprise (EPIC) under the joint authority of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. CIRAD works with the whole range of developing countries to generate and pass on new knowledge, support agricultural development and fuel the debate on the main global issues concerning agriculture.   Read More

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CLADA – Latin American Chair on Environmental Decisions for Global Change
Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center

As an international entity with a unique combination of science, graduate education and innovation for development, CATIE (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza) has its bases well-grounded and a clear action plan for creating professionals with a distinct perspective who can also contribute to the sustainable growth of the communities. They achieve their mandate by promoting the development of climate-smart territories as a tool to achieve sustainable and inclusive human well-being and the effective integration of actions in education, research and innovation for development, in alliance with multiple public and private partners.   Read More