- IA Topic : Societal Challenges
Excerpt:35 young professionals from universities, governmental and non-governmental agencies and industry from all over the world will meet at IASS and PIK to explore and discuss globally pressing sustainability issues such as risks from dangerous climate change, extreme events and urgent societal and economic responses.
BSA Climate Change Study Group Event: Methodological and Conceptual Approaches for Researching Climate Change at Different Societal Scales
Excerpt:The seminar aims to reflect upon the methodological and/or conceptual challenges that sociological research on climate change at different societal scales poses (e.g. household, local, regional or national), and the ways in which researchers have innovated methodological tools and/or conceptual approaches to address these challenges.
RESCUE Press Event on “European Response to Grand Challenges in Sustainability Research” in Brussels, Belgium
Excerpt:A Press Event of the ESF-COST foresight initiative “Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth” (RESCUE) will take place in the International Press Centre, Brussels, Belgium, on 16 February, 2012. ...