News and Announcements
Updates and announcements on the activities at Nordpil are posted continuously in this space. In addition to following the news on the website, you can also read these in your favorite RSS reader, as a news feed, through Twitter or by subscribing to announcements by e-mail (service provided by FeedBurner).
- December 16, 2009
- UN report for COP15 - graphics and layout by Nordpil
The member states of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) are some of the main emitters of greenhouse gases, with the EU, USA and Canada among others. The report Catalysing change - the UNECE response to the climate countdown, prepared for the COP15 climate conference in December 2009 summaries the activities among the UNECE members to mitigate and act on climate change. Nordpil prepared all illustrations and layout for this report.
- December 14, 2009
- Cartography Design Annual #2
The second volume of Cartography Design Annual has just been published. This publication presents samples of the best-designed maps published in 2008, and a map by Hugo Ahlenius was selected for this edition.
- December 9, 2009
- Climate vulnerability maps of Sweden in Effekt
- December 3, 2009
- UNECE and climate change
A report for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was recently finalized. It features layout and illustrations by Nordpil. The publication addresses climate change in Europe, Central Asia and North America, and will be presented at the upcoming COP-15 climate change meeting in Copenhagen, December 2009.
- December 1, 2009
- Maps for Arctic conservation
Nordpil has just completed a minor project for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF).The maps will be published in early 2010, and illustrate issues related to conservation in the Arctic.
- November 11, 2009
- COP15 workshop - agenda revised + deadline extended
We are happy to announce that John Carstensen, of Society for the Environment, will contribute one session to the workshop, and the agenda has been revised to include that. There are still places left, and we have extended the registration deadline until November 20.
- November 9, 2009
- Website downtime
The website has been down for a few days. Please accept our deepest apologies, and we hope that this was not a major inconvenience.
- October 16, 2009
- Creating convincing charts, maps and diagrams on climate change – workshop in Brussels, November 10, 2009
A full-day training workshop addressing effective communication of climate change issues, in maps, charts and diagrams. The workshop will be held on November 10, in Brussels. The training addresses issues related to communicating climate change, and is organized by Envalue and Nordpil jointly.
- October 4, 2009
- Creating convincing charts, maps and diagrams on climate change – workshop at COP15, December 4, 2009 in Copenhagen
A full-day training workshop addressing effective communication of climate change issues, in maps, charts and diagrams. The workshop will be held on December 4, in Copenhagen, before the COP15 climate change meeting. The training addresses issues related to communicating climate change, and is organized by Envalue and Nordpil jointly.
- August 1, 2009
- Coastal mega cities - map featured on Astrocast.tv
The award winning video blog Astrocast.tv recently published an episode on Climate Change and Sea Level Forecasting featuring a map prepared by Nordpil on large coastal cities.