Adaptation, Environmental policy
Excerpt:The Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University offers up to four Lectureships which focus on social and inter-disciplinary science. Successful candidates will contribute to undergraduate teaching and help to develop a post-gratuade programme on Sustainability.
Excerpt:Reforms agreed in late December should secure the financial stability of the UN’s Environment Programme (UNEP) and could give it and the world’s environment ministers greater influence in international policymaking.
Excerpt:Ireland has unveiled its environmental priorities for its six-month presidency, which include among others an aggreement with MEPs on Europe's Seventh Environmental Action Plan (7EAP).
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:Although an economically oriented organization dedicated to the liberalization of trade, the European Union has nonetheless developed an extensive array of policies and institutions dedicated to protecting and preserving the Environment. This chapter explores explores the main dynamics of policy-making in the environmental sector. ...
Excerpt:This chapter sets out how the EU uses multiple policy instruments in its environmental policy. It seeks to answer questions such as, have the EU’s new modes and instruments replaced regulation, combined with it, or replaced it altogether?
Excerpt:The German Advisory Council on the Environment (Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen) is inviting applications for a position as Research Assistant starting as soon as possible. The deadline for applications is 9 October, 2012.
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 College of Social Science and International Studies, Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter is seeking two Lecturers or Senior Lectures in Politics. The deadline for application is 16 September, 2012.