air quality, air pollution, Arctic
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.
European Union Emission Inventory Report 1990–2009, under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP)
Excerpt:This report includes information on the formal institutional arrangements underpinning the EU’s emission inventory, the emission trends for the EU Member States, and the the main individual emission sources that contribute to total emissions. ...
Excerpt:A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows that despite efforts to reduce ozone pollution, in 2010 levels continued to exceed the long-term objective established in EU legislation to protect human health. EU Member States will also face difficulties in meeting the target value, applicable as of 2010. ...