models, air pollution, emission trends, Arctic
Excerpt:This year’s summer school on "Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM)" will take place from 16-28 June, 2013 at Mannheim University, Germany. The summer school addresses young academics interested in the highest standard of scholarly research in Europe.
Excerpt:The LIAISE toolbox contains descriptions of different types of knowledge which can be used in the context of policy impact Assessment. With this toolbox we aim to provide two different services: 1) a library of models, methods, good practices, experts and 2) a community platform to collaborate in the field of Impact Assessment. ...
LIAISE Working Paper No.4: The LIAISE Approach for Co-designing Knowledge on Impact Assessment Tools
Excerpt:Impact Assessment (IA) intends to collect evidence on the likely impacts of new policies and thereby minimize unwanted side-effects and maximize the benefits to society. Although it is a requirement in the EC and all OECD countries, the scope and methods vary considerably. ...
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 European Environmental Agency (EEA) reports that twelve member states exceeded one or more of the emission limits set by the EU National Emission Ceilings (NEC) Directive in 2010.
Excerpt:This European Environment Agency (EEA) report assesses the damage costs to health and the environment resulting from pollutants emitted from industrial facilities. It is based on the latest information publicly available.
Excerpt:LIAISE member Dr. Jan Dick has given a presentation entitled "What can INTERACT do for you?" to Edinburgh University Biosphere and Atmosphere Programme. INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) is a network of arctic field stations. ...
Team Leaders In Climate Modelling On Co-Benefits Through Measures to Reduce O3 and BC Pollution in the Face of Urbanization
Excerpt:The new Cluster SIWA is conducting trans-disciplinary research on ways to reduce the impacts of mankind on the atmosphere. Small project teams are being formed to focus on this topic. These teams will be embedded in a larger cluster of fellows working on related topics. For each of these teams, the SIWA cluster is seeking a Project Team Leader. ...
Excerpt:To expand its Arctic team in Berlin, Ecologic Institute, a private not-for-profit think tank, is seeking a highly motivated Expert in Arctic Affairs with a focus on international law, policy and institutions. Application is possible online before 4 October, 2011.