Future Earth promotes strategic research on sustainable development 


In 2014, The Division of Atmospheric Sciences has strengthened its position in the international global change research initiative, Future Earth, coordinated by the International Council of Science ICSU. Professor Markku Kulmala was elected as the chair for the European Alliance of Global Change Research Committees and for the Future Earth Finland - National Committee for Global Change Research for the terms 2014-2016. Accordingly, the Division hosts a 2-person Secretariat for the European Alliance and for the Future Earth Finland. The national committees and their regional networks have an important mission within Future Earth to promote strategic research by involving the various national stakeholders related to sustainable development in the design and dissemination of research.


Photo by Kirsi-Marja Lonkila