Biomass, GHG emissions, European Commission, Environmental policy, Decarbonisation
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:According to final figures issued by the European Environment Agency in May, emissions of greenhouse gases in the EU dropped by 3.3% in 2011. The data constitutes the EU's official inventory submitted to the UNFCCC for compliance with its emission reduction target under the Kyoto Protocol.
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 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 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 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.