green growth, implementation, tradeoffs
Excerpt:The main objective of the conference is to assess the state of the art in quantitative measurement of sustainability, connecting theoretical background, practical assessment and policy perspectives. The event also includes the presentation of the FEEM Sustainability Index (FEEM SI) 2013.
Excerpt:The Kiel Young Researcher Conference 2012, which is taking place from 15-16 November, 2012 in Kiel, Germany, invites contributions from Postdocs and PhD students from different research areas to discuss the issue of Green Growth against the backdrop of their respective disciplines.
Excerpt:Radboud University Nujmegen, the Netherlands, is offering three PhD Student Positions related to research on the implementation of EU Directives. The deadline for submitting applications is 22 September, 2012.
Excerpt:The better implementation of EU environmental legislation could save €50bn a year according to a Communication published by the Commission. A range of approaches to improve implementation are suggested including improved surveillance and inspection, better sharing of information, and more access to justice for environmental groups.
Excerpt:An eco-innovation action plan to stimulate green growth in the EU has been published by the European Commission. The Eco-Innovation Action Plan (Eco-AP) replaces the Environmental Technologies Action Plan, launched in 2004.
Excerpt:This report for the European Commission focuses on the costs of not fully implementing the EU environmental acquis. The report is an attempt to quantify the benefits of full compliance with EU environmental laws and policies and aims to provide an overview on the implementation gaps and the associated costs.
Excerpt:IN STREAM is funded by DG Research of the European Commission and focuses on the linking of mainstream indicators with sustainability measures. This final conference will show how IN STREAM results can support policy makers in taking account of sustainability in policy making. ...
Excerpt:The ICLEI European Convention 2011 will act as a forum to discuss the implementation of Europe-wide sustainability measures in cities focusing on the "EU 2020" Strategy. ...