Austria, green growth, European regulation, climate
Excerpt:The call for abstracts for the "Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference" at the University of North Carolina is open. The conference will take place in March 2014.
Excerpt:The Department of Economics at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Graz is currently accepting applications for a professorship in climate and environmental economics. Application deadline is 15 January, 2014.
Landscape Functions and People - Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes
Excerpt:The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is offering a course on "Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes" taking place from 18-29 November, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Excerpt:The main objective of the conference is to assess the state of the art in quantitative measurement of sustainability, connecting theoretical background, practical assessment and policy perspectives. The event also includes the presentation of the FEEM Sustainability Index (FEEM SI) 2013.
PhD Post on Climate and Development – Climate Resilience as Drivers of Sustainable Development and Green Growth
Excerpt:The successful candidate will work at the Climate risk management Unit for the research activity on climate compatible development and poverty reduction. The research project will be built around a set of case studies covering a diverse set of sectors in an integrated risk management and sustainable development approach. ...
Excerpt:The European Commission presented a package advancing action on climate change adaptation on 16 April, 2013. The package includes the EU strategy on adaptation to climate change and a Green Paper on insurance in the context of natural and man-made disasters.
Excerpt:The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) offers a new research position. The successful applicant will be involved in the research on climate change mitigation policies. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled; first assessment of applications mid-February 2013.
Excerpt:The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was established in 1979 to control damage to ecosystems and cultural heritage from acid rain, initially in Europe. ...
Excerpt:The Kiel Young Researcher Conference 2012, which is taking place from 15-16 November, 2012 in Kiel, Germany, invites contributions from Postdocs and PhD students from different research areas to discuss the issue of Green Growth against the backdrop of their respective disciplines.
Excerpt:The 24th PhD Workshop on International Climate Policy (ICP) will take place at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (ALU), and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems Freiburg (ISE), on 3-4 May, 2012. The workshop will cover topics of relevance for climate change mitigation and adaptation. ...