News Archive

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  • A Successful Return from Oslo

    A Successful Return from Oslo

    The IPF had an enjoyable and productive time during their stay at the IPY Oslo Conference. About 2,300 scientists, policymakers, teachers and students gathered at the Norway Convention Centre in Lillestr …

  • Golfissimmo: 7th Edition

    Golfissimmo: 7th Edition

    On Friday June 4th, 2010, long-time IPF partner Golfissimmo organized its seventh edition at the Golf du Bercuit in Grez-Doiceau (Walloon Brabant) open to anyone active in the real estate business.

  • First News from the IPY Oslo Science Conference

    First News from the IPY Oslo Science Conference

    Approximately 260 polar teachers and early career scientists from all over the world have gathered at Oslo prior to the PolarTEACHERS conference and APECS workshop to break the ice. Spirits were …

  • The International Polar Foundation at CryoSat-2 Launch

    The International Polar Foundation at CryoSat-2 Launch

    CryoSat-2, successor to CryoSat, was launched successfully from Baikonur, Kazakhstan on April 8th, 2010. The freshly launched satellite will provide accurate data on the variations of ice thickness in the Polar …

  • IPF attends DAMOCLES Symposium in Brussels

    IPF attends DAMOCLES Symposium in Brussels

    From the 10th to the 12th of November, the IPF attended the DAMOCLES (Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-term Environmental Studies) symposium held in Brussels, Belgium. The symposium …

  • Save It! Energy Efficiency Days

    Save It! Energy Efficiency Days

    From September 22nd until September 25th 2009, the International Polar Foundation is taking part in EESC's Save it! Energy Efficiency Days. The four-day event will end on Global Overshoot Day, …

  • The International Polar Foundation at Sibos 2009

    The International Polar Foundation at Sibos 2009

    From the 14th until the 18th of September, the International Polar Foundation is in Hong Kong participating in Sibos, SWIFT's annual conference which brings together representatives of the financial …

  • The Big Ask Again

    The Big Ask Again

    On 29 August, 100 days prior to the United Nations Climate Change Conference which will be held in Copenhagen, the Belgian Climate Coalition is organizing a major demonstration on the beach of …