- IA Topic : Climate Change
Excerpt:In their article 'Governing Climate Change: The Challenge of Mitigating and Adapting in a Warming World' Jordan and Rayner are issuing the past choices and dilemmas in the development of the EU climate policy, and how they might develop in the future, when action is increasingly demanded on both mitigation and adaptation.
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:The course "Science and sense: Using knowledge effectively to address climate change" provides participants with an understanding of how different types of knowledge can be used effectively for improved communication, decision making and to stimulate innovation in the context of climate change. ...
Excerpt:The University of Chicago and the French Development Agency announce a conference to be held in Paris on 14-15 June, 2012, devoted to exploring concerns about global impacts of local politics and power relations and helping scholars to exchange concepts, research designs, methods and professional networks. ...
Excerpt:This article by Andrew Jordan reflects on the EU's desire to provide leadership on the politics of climate change on the one hand and the global reality that has unfolded since Copenhagen on the other.
10th EurSafe Congress on "Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production"
Excerpt:The 10th EurSafe Congress on "Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production" will address the topic of climate change and sustainable development under four main perspectives: (1) food production, (2) preservation of natural resources, (3) lifestyles (4) general philosophical and historical issues.
Excerpt:The 3rd Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2013) will be held from 27-29 May, 2013 at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. The two day event is meant to be a Canadian and international forum for the promotion and exchange of ideas about climate change technology. ...
Visting Research Position for PhD Students or Post Docs at the International Center for Climate Governance
Excerpt:The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is calling for applications for a six-month visiting research position for PhD Students or Post Docs starting 1 September, 2012. The successful candidate will work on various topics with respect to climate policy design and governance, and will contribute to ICCG publications and observatories.
CfP: Networked Regions and Cities in Times of Fragmentation: Developing Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Places
Excerpt:The Regional Studies Association is organising its European Conference 2012 on Networked Regions and Cities in Times of Fragmentation: Developing Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Places. The deadline for abstract submission is 10 February, 2012.