- IA Topic : Sustainability Assessment
14 Positions of Early Stage Researchers in "Careers in Sustainability Excellence" (CASTLE) Marie Curie Initial Training Network
Excerpt:CASTLE consortium – (Marie Curie Initial Training Network) – invites applications for 14 full-time research vacancies for early stage researchers (ESR). Selected researchers are expected to undertake transnational mobility in order to implement an Individual Research Project (IRP) at one of the consortium partner institutions. ...
Excerpt:The book 'Sustainability Assessment: Pluralism, Practice and Progress', edited by Alan Bond, Angus Morrison-Saunders and Richard Howitt deals with the current state-of-the art in relation to Sustainability Assessment theory and practice, and considers the pluralistic nature of the tool and the implications for achieving sustainable decision-making.
Excerpt:The selected applicant will join a team engaged in analysing a wide range of issues regarding sustainability, climate and energy economics. He/she will have the opportunity to conduct research on sustainability assessment and applied research in a wide range of environmental economics (constructing sustainability indices,...
Excerpt:This innovation report contains an article on "Ecosystem Services in Policy Assessment" by Katharina Helming, Katharina Diehl and Hubert Wiggering (Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, ZALF). The authors analyse where exactly in the policy process ecosystem services can be taken into account. ...
Excerpt:The National Research Council of the United States presents a framework for incorporating aspects of sustainable development into the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision making. This report is intended to help EPA to better assess the social, environmental and economic impacts in the decision-making process. ...
Excerpt:The biannual LIAISE Innovation Report provides overview information on the latest developments in Impact Assessment research to IA researchers and IA practitioners. It synthesizes and analyzes recent research and new publications in the field of IA. The first issue focuses on 'Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development'.
Excerpt:The fifth training in the EASY-ECO 2008-2010 series of trainings and conferences provided a possibility for young researchers to enhance their knowledge on and competences in sustainability assessment in a transboundary context.