- IA Topic : resources
RegioResources 21-2013: A Cross-disciplinary Dialogue on Future Perspectives for a Sustainable Development of Regional Resources
Excerpt:RegioResources 21 started in 2011 to establish a permanent cross-disciplinary dialogue on sustainability features in planning, decision and policy making on multiple scale levels. The 2013 conference focuses on ecosystem services...
Excerpt:The EU has the potential to produce a little over half the amount of bioenergy previously estimated, according to a new report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on 3 July 2013. The report, EU Bioenergy from a Resource Efficiency Perspective, looks at the potential for energy from agricultural land, forest and waste biomass.
Excerpt:The 4th Workshop on Game Theory in Energy, Resources and Environment will be held from 29-30 November, 2012 at HEC Montréal, Canada. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 10 October, 2012.
New Report: Joint Research Council Sees Rare-Earths as Bottleneck for Low-Carbon Energy Technologies
Excerpt:A new report by the European Commissions's Joint Research Council finds that rare-earths are a likely bottleneck for the development of low-carbon energy technologies. This is due to the increasing demand for these materials as well as their geographical concentration in politically unstable regions.
Excerpt:The European Parliament recently adopted a resolution on the EU's raw material strategy, calling for better coordination and specific decision-making mechanisms for this policy field. ...
Excerpt:The conference takes a broad interest in the area of resources, development and conservation, including but not limited to: plant genetic resources and food security issues, deforestation and development, fisheries and institutional adaptation, development and conservation, wildlife conservation, international trade, and regulation.
European Sustainable Development Network (ESDN) Conference 2011: European Resource Policies in the Context of Sustainable Development
Excerpt:The conference has two main objectives: to broaden the discussion on resource policies in Europe, advocating a more comprehensive approach from a sustainable development perspective, and to develop recommendations for the EU and Member States on integrated resource policies in the context of sustainable development.
Four Job Openings at the Institute for Forest, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy, BOKU, Vienna
Excerpt:The Institute for Forests and Resource Policy at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, is currently seeking applications for 4 positions (3 post-docs and on doctoral research fellow) in projects on climate change. ...
Excerpt:The Robert Bosch Foundation is looking for an outstanding young scientist whose research areas concern the sustainable use of natural resources. Research approaches maybe based in the natural sciences as well as in the social, developmental, political, medical and public health sciences. ...