Waddenacademie will attend conference Planet under Pressure

Based on the latest scientific evidence, the London Planet Under Pressure conference, which takes place from 26 – 29 March, will provide a comprehensive update of our knowledge of the Earth system and the pressure our planet is now under.

The London conference will focus the scientific community’s and the wider world’s attention on climate, ecological degradation, human well-being, planetary thresholds, food security, energy, governance across scales and poverty alleviation.

The conference, with more than 2800 international attendees - including UK ministers, academics, leaders of multinational corporations, Nobel Laureates and representatives from the world's media - will discuss solutions, at all scales, to move societies on to a sustainable pathway. It will provide scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Rio +20 conference, also in 2012. Pavel Kabat and Klaas Deen (chair and executive secretary of the Waddenacademie) will attend the conference and present a poster