Adaptation, European Environmental Agency, European Commission
Excerpt:The European Commission published its new Environmental Action Plan (7th EAP) on 29 November, 2012 which sets the EU’s policy priorities in this area until 2020.
Excerpt:The European Commission has adopted its Work Programme for 2013. The overarching task remains to return the EU to sustainable growth which requires targeted action in a limited number of key policy areas. ...
Excerpt:The international conference on 'Managing Protected Areas under Climate Change will take place from 24-26 September, 2012. The event is addressing the management of protected areas with a special focus on adaptation management strategies, monitoring changes and flexible responses to future developments. ...
Excerpt:The aim of the workshop is to enhance conceptual and empirical insights into barriers to adaptation by synthesizing current knowledge from diverse disciplinary research streams. ...
Excerpt:The Directorate General of Climate Action has launched a public consultation on a proposed EU Adaptation Strategy. Key stakeholders, relevant organisations and adaptation experts are invited to provide feedback that could be used to develop the strategy from 21 May - 20 August 2012.
Excerpt:Final call for CEU Summer school on 'Adaptive Thinking for Navigating the Anthropocence'. The key topics, adaptation and adaptive government, will be regarded from both the social and natural science perspective. The event is taking place from 25 June - 6 July, 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. The deadline for application has been extended to 30 April.
Excerpt:The School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia is currently offering a position as Reader in Climate Change. The post is available from 1 September, 2012. Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 4 May, 2012.
Excerpt:On 23 March, 2012 the European Climate Adaptation Platform CLIMATE-ADAPT was launched by the European Commission. The platform is developed for the European Commission by a consortium led by Alterra. It supports the development of the knowledge base required for policy development on climate adaptation. ...
Excerpt:In March 2012 a two day conference will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on "The governance of adaptation". Topics to be discussed include: the framing of adaptation problems and goals, modes of governance and available instruments, agency and leadership in adaptation governance, science-policy interaction and adaptation. ...
Excerpt:The Commission recently extended the period of public consultation from 8 to 12 weeks. This should provide more opportunities for under-represented groups to have a say in EU plans for new policies and legislation at an early stage.