- IA Topic : Climate Change
Excerpt:On 29 June, 2011 the European Commission presented its proposals for the next Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF) covering the period 2014-2020. ...
Excerpt:UNESCO’s programme "Man and the Biosphere” (MAB) is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2011. On this occasion, an international conference in Dresden, Germany, will assemble representatives from politics, administration, science and practice to discuss the future of the MAB programme in times of climate change. ...
Excerpt:In his talk Prof. Andrew Jordan will seek to explore the concept of (climate) policy innovation, including the conditions under which it might occur (or fail to occur), speculate on its empirical prevalence and suggest what it would take to fully evaluate its effects/future potential.
Excerpt:The Environmental Performance Reviews identify good practice and make recommendations to improve the reviewed country’s environmental policies and programmes.
Excerpt:Climate Action Network Europe is recruiting a new Director, based in Brussels and available to start at the earliest possibility.
Excerpt:While cities make efforts to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and increase urban energy-efficiency, they are at the same time vulnerable. Many of these climate change impacts will be - and in some cases already have been - felt directly at the local level. ...
Excerpt:The annual status report relseased by the European Environmental Agency (EEA) states that the EU-27 and its Member States must meet legally binding limits for four air pollutants set by the National Emission Ceilings Directive (NEC Directive) to protect human health and the environment.
Four Job Openings at the Institute for Forest, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy, BOKU, Vienna
Excerpt:The Institute for Forests and Resource Policy at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, is currently seeking applications for 4 positions (3 post-docs and on doctoral research fellow) in projects on climate change. ...
Excerpt:The School of Environmental Sciences of the University of Liverpool is currently seeking to fill 7 permanent academic posts (Lecturers and Senior Lecturer) for its "People, Space and Place" Research Cluster (consisting of Planners and Human Geographers).
Excerpt:Former U.S. Congressman Phil Sharp, President of Resources for the Future, will provide a perspective on American state and federal climate policies and on developments in U.S. energy markets which will impact greenhouse gas emissions. ...