The World Academy of Art and Science “explores solutions that affirm universal human rights and serve the interests of all humanity”. The Academy serves as “a forum for reflective scientists, artists, and scholars dedicated to addressing the pressing challenges confronting humanity today independent of political boundaries or limits”. Their membership is diverse with the individuals hailing from a variety of “cultures, nationalities, and intellectual disciplines”. These individuals come together to”promote cross-disciplinary dialogue generative of original ideas and integrated perspectives that comprehend the root causes and effective remedies for our common problems, while furthering those currents of thought and social movement that affirm the value of human dignity and equitable development”.
World Academy of Art and Science
Founding Year: 1960
Garry Jacobs (CEO and Chair of the Executive Committee)
Our world is amid multiple crises, aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine. This includes a crisis in education and learning, notably at K-12 levels, where many…
A non-profit organization that through the support of individuals, companies, foundations, and public authorities, works to protect the world’s rainforests. It also secures the rights of local communities. Over 10,000…
Introduction While fossil fuels continue to dominate energy production and consumption, the press of climate change has made it abundantly clear that the ecological costs of greenhouse gas emitting power…