- IA Topic : sustainability
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.
Excerpt:United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP), Operating Unit SCYCLE, is pleased to announce that the “Solving the E-waste Problem (StEP) Initiative” will be organizing the first installment of the E-waste Academy (EWA) for policymakers and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
Excerpt:The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) just opened the fourth round of its international "Green Talents" Competition. The annual award focuses on outstanding young scientists active in the field of sustainable development. Deadline for applications is 10 June, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The Sussex Energy Group launches a new MSc ‘Energy Policy for Sustainability’as of autumn 2012. This MSc provides broad-based, interdisciplinary social science training for future energy policy professionals working in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
10th EurSafe Congress on "Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production"
Excerpt:The 10th EurSafe Congress on "Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production" will address the topic of climate change and sustainable development under four main perspectives: (1) food production, (2) preservation of natural resources, (3) lifestyles (4) general philosophical and historical issues.
Excerpt:RegioResources 2012 is a conference intended to provide an overview on the most recent questions and innovative solutions and to facilitate the intellectual exchange and methodological transfer between different disciplines addressed in regional resource management, planning, decision making and policy support. ...
Excerpt:Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts for platform and poster presentations on selected topics for the 6th SETAC World Congress "Securing a sustainable future: Integrating science, policy and people." ...
Excerpt:The School of Environmental Science at the University of East Anglia is currently inviting for applications for a Lectureship on the interactions between Science and Policy. The post is available from 1 September, 2012. The deadline for applications is 4 May, 2012.