- IA Topic : Climate Change
Excerpt:A conference on "Beyond carbon: ensuring justice and equity in REDD+ across levels of governance" is held 23-24 March, 2012 at St. Anne's College, Oxford, UK.
Excerpt:The OECD has published an "Environmental Outlook to 2050: The Consequences of Inaction". The report urges countries as they struggle with immediate challenges of stretched public finances and high unemployment that they must not neglect the longer term. Action needs to be taken now to prevent irreversible damage to the environment.
LIAISE Working Paper No.2: Assessing the Economic Impacts of Climate Change. An Updated CGE Point of View
Excerpt:The present research describes a climate change integrated impact assessment exercise, whose economic evaluation is based on a CGE approach and modeling effort. Input to the CGE model comes from a wide although still partial set of up-to-date bottom-up impact studies.
Excerpt:The Yale Project on Climate Change Communication invites applications for two full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellows to contribute to their ongoing research on climate change knowledge, risk perceptions, policy preferences, and behavior among the public, policymakers, and other key stakeholders.
PhD Position for an Economist in Project "Strengthening the Adaptive Capacity of Institutions in Fisheries"
Excerpt:The Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis at the University of Oslo offers a PhD position for an economist. The candidate will work on the interface between environmental and institutional economics, and look into particular into the emerging field of endogenous institutions. ...
Excerpt:Stockholm University invites applications for a position as Professor in Environmental Social Science. Application deadline: 15 February 2012. ...
Excerpt:A new project was funded by the European Commission to explore ways to optimally design climate change policies via the EU’s rural development programme. The project will involve evaluating rural development measures and operations using Life Cycle Assessment coupled with an Adaptive Capacity Impact Assessment on ecosystem services. ...
PhD Summer Academy “From Social Vulnerability to Resilience: Measuring Progress toward Disaster Risk Reduction”
Excerpt:The United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and the Munich Re Foundation invite qualified PhD students to apply for the 2012 Summer Academy. Applicants should have an interdisciplinary focus. The deadline for application is 31 January, 2012.
Excerpt:The Government published the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA), the first assessment of its kind for the UK and the first in a five year cycle. ...
Excerpt:The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change is hosting the second annual PhD Conference at theUniversity of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) from the 11-13 April, 2012. There will be four paper sessions reflecting the four themes of the Tyndall Centre: Land and Water, Cities and Coasts, Governance and Behaviour, and Energy and Emissions. ...