What targets do governments need to meet in order to make the Earth a more liveable place in the twenty-twenties? How should one mitigate the consequences of global warming? What can scientists do so that the outcome of research may be efficiently exploited in political decision exerting a major influence upon the operation of societies, not just in the industries? In addition to learning what scientists should become to have their influence felt to that end? How could one increase confidence in…
Followed by the next 2015 World Science Forum in Budapest in four years from now the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will organise the next Forum, it was resolved by an unanimous vote cast by the steering committee of WSF in Rio de Janeiro. On the recommendation by MTA and WSF president József Pálinkás WSF's Steering Committee will include in future both the current and future organisers of the meeting, namely the representatives of the Academies of Science of Brazil and Jordan.