The Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) experts interact in a worldwide knowledge network that is cross-sectoral, interdisciplinary and independentto identify and provide scientific analyses of emerging environmental challenges and opportunities caused by or impacting on humans and the environment;
to review the current scientific understanding of environmental issues and identify priorities for future research;
to address policy and development needs and to inform options and recommendations for environmentally-sound policy and management strategies.
The SCOPE scientific programme is a robust science-driven agenda relevant to policy development and resource management responding to regional priorities to deliver insights of global significance
providing rapid assessments of key environmental issues guiding research processes, based on partnerships linking research outputs to end users