Health, air pollution, Environmental policy, Arctic
Excerpt:The 2nd Global Risk Forum will be taking place in Davos, Switzerland in November 2013. The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 16 June, 2013.
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:The International Health Impact Assessment Consortium (IMPACT) will be running its comprehensive HIA Training Course on 17 June, and again later in the year on 11 November, 2013.
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 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 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: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.