- IA Topic : Climate Change
Research Facilitator (Science Officer): Pro-Poor Climate Change Mitigation, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Excerpt:The CGIAR Research Program, Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security is a major collaborative endeavour between the international agricultural and global environmental change research communities, and their respective partners. The Science Officer will support and coordinate research activities of the CCAFS theme on Pro-Poor Climate. ...
Excerpt:The Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency (EEA) unanimously passed an opinion calling for 'a major revision of EU policies and directives related to bioenergy.' It argues that the assumption that bioenergy was carbon neutral is wrong and results in measurement errors. ...
International Symposium on "Limits to the Anthropocene: What are the Boundaries of Human Intervention Into Nature?", University of Hamburg
Excerpt:This international symposium will focus on the social, ethical and natural boundaries of human interventions into nature. It aims at bringing together experts from the natural and social sciences, economists, environmental activists and others to provide a platform for an interdisciplinary discussion.
Excerpt:This one day conference will address important issues in developing – and then implementing – a vision for a ‘sustainable’ countryside and for sustainable rural communities. ...
Excerpt:The one-day conference will present key findings of the FP7 CLAMER project. Leading experts on climate change science (will give presentations in the morning of 15 September, while three parallel discussion groups (on European marine policies; on science and public awareness; and on research agenda for the future) will be held in the afternoon. ...
Excerpt:The OECD is looking for an Economist/Policy Analyst who will contribute to the work on analysing the linkages between agricultural policies and environmental impacts, in particular in the context of the OECD Green Growth strategy and climate change issues. ...
Excerpt:The Local Organising Committee invites participants to the XIIIth Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE). The theme of the congress will be "Change and Uncertainty – Challenges for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources". It will take place from 30 August - 2 September, 2011, at ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. ...
Excerpt:The Climate Change and Impact Assessment IAIA Special Symposium will be held 29-30 August, 2011 in Beijing, China. This is the third of a series of impact assessment and climate change symposia held by IAIA (the first two symposia were in Aalborg, Denmark, October 2010, and Washington, DC, November 2010).