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Welcome to the Science Summit at UNGA76, a major contribution to advancing Science for the UN SDGs. Online from 14- September - 5 October 2021.
ISC will organise the second edition of the UNGA76 Science Summit around the 76th United Nations General Assembly (SSUNGA76) in September 2021. The objective of the virtual meeting will be to raise awareness of the role and contribution of science to the attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It will demonstrate initiatives that provide models for global science mechanisms and activities in support of the SDGs, particularly in science infrastructure and capacity building. Science is and will enable sustainable economic, environmental, and societal development. Science is more than a funding prioritisation exercise: science is impacting all areas of policy-making and is playing a more critical role in how policy objectives are achieved and the consequent benefit to people everywhere, including responses to global challenges.
Engagement with policy leadership is more important than ever: UNGA76 is a unique forum for science to demonstrate how policy and political leadership can benefit from innovation. Central to this is the role of nonstate actors and the multilateral fora, which increasingly determine how priorities are set. Science needs to be part of this dialogue and inform outputs through thought leadership, evidence, insights, analysis, and innovation.

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Kim Allsup

self employed
author
Falmouth, Massachusetts
I am seeking representation for Lucy's Way, my climate change novel for people 11 to 111. Set in the years 2054—2056, The Transformation of Lucy’s Way shows a time when the planet has been decarbonized, where kids pedal to school in sunways (100 mile long greenhouses that invigorate local, year-round agriculture in temperate climates) and where a massive planetary effort to drawdown carbon relies on plants, animals and people everywhere to work intensively with nature to move excess atmospheric carbon into plant life, the sea and the soil.
     Lucy, an introverted twelve-year-old is saving up to buy a llama, hopefully her favorite llama, Oatcakes. When she discovers that official climate workers qualify for discounts when buying animals for regenerative farms, she secretly applies to be Canada’s youngest climate worker. Then, when her parents unexpectedly move the family to Cape Cod, Massachusetts for a school year, her secret plan to buy a llama appears to be doomed. On the Cape, Lucy makes new friends and faces unexpected circumstances that call on her inner strength and her growing resolve to inspire the Climate Healing Generation.
     A retired classroom and gardening teacher, who once worked at The New Alchemy Institute, I'm interested in preparing the Climate Healing Generation.