Nobel Prize Summit, second science session


The second of two days of science sessions focused on new technologies, social innovation, governance, inclusiveness and stewardship

These sessions were part of the 2021 Nobel Prize Summit Our Planet, Our Future.

The summit brough together Nobel Prize laureates, scientists, policymakers, business leaders, and youth leaders to explore what can be achieved to put the world on a path to a more sustainable, more prosperous future for all of humanity.

The science sessions were designed as a scientific discussion on global sustainability challenge in the context of a global pandemic. The sessions will explore the leadership role of science as we enter a critical “decade of action”.

Programme overview:

Moderated Panel Dialogue (45 minutes)
Breakthroughs in Technologies and Social Innovations for Resilient Societies and Global
Sustainability (moderator Leena Srivastava)

With Richard Roberts, Jennifer Doudna, Karen Seto, Frank Geels

Moderated Panel Dialogue (45 min)
Towards Sustainable Futures: Governance, Inclusiveness and Stewardship
(moderator Rosina Bierbaum)

With Joe Stiglitz, Jane Lubchenco, Gretchen Daily, Eduardo Brondizio

Closing remarks (10 min)
Vidar Helgesen, Marcia McNutt, Johan Rockström, Carl Folke

Related info

Between 26-28 April 2021, the Nobel Prize Summit was hosted by the Nobel Foundation and organised by the US National Academy of Sciences in partnership with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the Stockholm Resilience Centre/Beijer Institute.

Read more about the Nobel Prize Summit Our Planet, Our future