MPE2013 moves into Mathematics of Planet Earth
MONTREAL, December 11, 2013 – On January 1, 2014, the international project “Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013” (MPE2013) will continue as “Mathematics of Planet Earth” (MPE). The objectives remain unchanged – identify fundamental research questions about Planet Earth and reach out to the general public.
Read the press release…
August 5, 2013: American Geophysical Union (AGU) releases a revised position statement on climate change.
MPE Day at UNESCO on March 5
European Launch of MPE2013
Launch of the MPE exhibition
November 25, 2013. Mathematics for a Sustainable World, article in OpenMind
September 9, 2013. CELMEC Prize Awarded
April 1, 2013. Numéro 62 – 1er avril 2013 (24 heures de science – 8e édition – Entrevue – Christiane Rousseau – 2013 année des mathématiques de la planète Terre)
March 5, 2013. The MPE Exhibition is on line.
December 12, 2012. The International Council of Science (ICSU) endorses MPE2013.
December 1, 2012. MPE2013 was announced at the Canadian parliament by Susan Truppe, MP of London North Centre on December 7. Read her remarks here.
December 1, 2012. National Science Foundation supports MPE2013+: Extending MPE2013 into the future. Read more…
November 21, 2012. Citation from Irena Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO:
“UNESCO strongly supports this extraordinary collaboration of mathematicians around the world to advance research on fundamental questions about planet Earth, to nurture a better understanding of global issues, to help inform the public, and to enrich the school curriculum about the essential role of mathematics in the challenges facing our planet.”
November 16, 2012. Representative Jerry McNerney of California addressed the U.S. House of Representatives to announce MPE2013. Read his remarks from the Congressional Record.
October 30, 2012. The South African MPE initiative began with a lecture by John Baez at the 55th annual conference of the South African Mathematical Society.
May 1, 2012. MPE2013 receives the patronage of UNESCO.
Newsroom in Portugal
European launch and MPE Day at UNESCO, March 5 2013: English • Français • Spanish • Spanish dossier • Message from François Hollande
US opening, January 9, 2013 (doc)
UK opening, December 17, 2012 (doc)
Announcing the MPE initiative, December 7, 2012 (doc) (pdf) • en français (doc) (pdf) • en español (doc) (pdf)
Canadian opening, December 7, 2012 (doc) (pdf) • en français (doc) (pdf)
Announcement from ICMAT, Madrid, December 7, 2012 • en español (doc)
In the media
The monthly articles in Die Welt in Germany
Article dans l’actualité chimique, December 2013.
Les Mathématiques de la Planète terre, entrevue avec Christiane Rousseau, Radio-Canada, August 3 2013.
Le CRM lance le programme mondial “Mathématiques de la planète Terre 2013″ , UdeMNouvelles, July 16, 2013.
Intervista sul Pianeta Terra: a colloquio con Christiane Rousseau, MaddMaths! June 2013.
Das Spiel mit dem Wetter, Der Tagesspiegel, May 21 2013.
Examining the Dynamics of Ocean Mixing, SIAM News, May 1, 2013.
Interview with Christiane Rousseau, pages 10-11 in Pikasle, May 2013.
MPE Simons public lecture by Ingrid Daubechies – April 10, 2013.
Strength in Numbers: Mathematicians Unite to Tackle Climate Change and Other Planetary Problems, Scientific American, March 21, 2013.
Les mathématiques de la planète Terre, et l’empire des papes, France Inter, March 17, 2013.
Launch of IMAGINARY Platform, Der Spiegel, March 6, 2013.
On the MPE Day, Der Spiegel, March 6, 2013.
Number Play: The Mathematics of Climate Change, New York Times, February 25, 2013.
Ozeane und Gummi-Enten, Die Welt, 17 January 2013.
2013: A Special Year to Understand the Mathematics of Planet Earth
Mathematics Today, February 2013, MPE Special Issue (limited content available online)
ICIAM Newsletter, January 2013
E se la matematica salvasse la Terra? in Le Scienze, January 12, 2013.
Mathematician stepping on thin ice – story about Ken Golden from the San Diego Union-Tribune, January 11, 2013.
Un centre de recherche mathématiques unique au monde in La Provence.com, January 8 2013.
MPE at the AAAS annual meeting in Boston in MAA Focus, December 2012/January 2013.
Global drive to ‘put maths research to practical use’ in SciDev Net, December 14, 2012.
EMS Newsletter, June 2012 – Editorial.
Can You Explain the Mathematics of Planet Earth? in PLUS, June 2012.
Mathematik des Planeten Erde (MPE2013) in Spektrum.de
Asia Pacific Mathematics Newsletter, January 2012.
Notices of the American Mathematical Society – Opinion
Affaires Universitaires, August 17, 2011.
Bulletin ICM, July 2011.
CMS Notes, March-April 2011.
Gazette des Mathématiciens de la SMF, January 2011.