resource use, EU, Environmental policy
Excerpt:The Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University offers up to four Lectureships which focus on social and inter-disciplinary science. Successful candidates will contribute to undergraduate teaching and help to develop a post-gratuade programme on Sustainability.
Excerpt:Reforms agreed in late December should secure the financial stability of the UN’s Environment Programme (UNEP) and could give it and the world’s environment ministers greater influence in international policymaking.
Excerpt:Ireland has unveiled its environmental priorities for its six-month presidency, which include among others an aggreement with MEPs on Europe's Seventh Environmental Action Plan (7EAP).
Excerpt:The European Commission published its new Environmental Action Plan (7th EAP) on 29 November, 2012 which sets the EU’s policy priorities in this area until 2020.
Excerpt:A one-day conference to examine the role of the EU in shaping an effective international climate change regime. The aim of this conference is to understand the challenge from the perspective of academics, policy makers and civil society organisations.
Excerpt:As a result of the review and public consultation process that has started in 2010, the Commission adopted a proposal for a new Directive on 26 October, 2012 to amend the current Directive. ...
Excerpt:Although an economically oriented organization dedicated to the liberalization of trade, the European Union has nonetheless developed an extensive array of policies and institutions dedicated to protecting and preserving the Environment. This chapter explores explores the main dynamics of policy-making in the environmental sector. ...
Excerpt:This chapter sets out how the EU uses multiple policy instruments in its environmental policy. It seeks to answer questions such as, have the EU’s new modes and instruments replaced regulation, combined with it, or replaced it altogether?
Excerpt:The German Advisory Council on the Environment (Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen) is inviting applications for a position as Research Assistant starting as soon as possible. The deadline for applications is 9 October, 2012.
Excerpt:Radboud University Nujmegen, the Netherlands, is offering three PhD Student Positions related to research on the implementation of EU Directives. The deadline for submitting applications is 22 September, 2012.