- Geographical focus : European Union
Excerpt:Climate change impacts pose a real and considerable threat to communities living in hot-spots of vulnerability to extreme meteorological and hydrological events. This 2 weeks course aims to strengthen the capacity for coping with natural disasters and improving resilience and disaster preparedness. ...
Excerpt:The International Social Science Council calls for applications for its seminar on "Risk Interpretation and Action: Decision-making under conditions of uncertainty". Participants will become World Social Science Fellows.
Excerpt:Istanbul Quantitative Lectures offers three one-week courses (35 hours each) on the topics "Structural Equation Modeling", "Panel Data Analysis Using Cross-section & Spatial Models" and "Data Mining with R" in 2014.
Excerpt:LIAISE Policy Brief No. 2 on "Impact Assessment - Assessment of national-level policy strategies" has just been published. A key challenge of national climate policies is how to respond to the internationally set policy targets at the national level.
Excerpt:Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change have an opening for applied environmental and/or energy economists with strong research skills
Excerpt:This two-days conference addresses the question of how academics practice methods of comparison; as well, it seeks to generate an advanced understanding of the methods of comparison used by national governments and international institutions.
Evaluation of Soil Organic Matter Balance Methods as Practice-applicable Tools for Environmental Impact Assessment and Farm Management Support (SOMpatic)
Excerpt:An international workshop on the evaluation of soil organic matter balance methods (SOM balances) will take place on 20-22 November, 2013 in Giessen, Germany.
Excerpt:This is the 6th international conference after the successful and influential conferences in the Netherlands, USA, China, Brazil and India. The common objective is the design of more productive, economic, and sustainable food and energy production systems to meet the challenges of the growing global population.
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 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.