- Geographical focus : Extra-EU
Excerpt:The Urbanization and Global Environmental Change (UGEC) Project organizes its 2nd International Conference on Urban Transitions and Transformations: Science, Synthesis and Policy in Taipei, Taiwan, 6-8 November, 2014. The call for session proposals is now open.
Assessing Planetary and Regional Nitrogen Boundaries Related to Food Security and Adverse Environmental Impacts
Excerpt:This paper describes the concept of -, governance interest in- and criticism on planetary boundaries, specifically with respect to the nitrogen (N) cycle. The authors suggest an holistic approach for an updated planetary N boundary. ...
Excerpt:Talks must start urgently on allocating the world's remaining ‘carbon budget’ – the amount of greenhouse gas that can be emitted without triggering dangerous climate change – according to Lord Nicholas Stern. Without radical policies to cut emissions, humanity will use up its budget within 15 to 25 years, the leading climate economist has warned.
LIAISEoffspring Workshop "Impact Assessment: Methods for Evidence-Based Policy-Making and their Contexts of Use"
Excerpt:The LIAISEoffspring Network is organizing a workshop for ECRs on “Methods for Evidence-Based Policy-Making and their Contexts of Use” on 17-18 October, 2013 close to Berlin! We were asked to extend the deadline, which is now 30 August, 2013. For more information see the attached flyer.
Excerpt:The PhD Course on "Global Environmental Governance Today – Actors, Institutions, Complexity" is organized by Fariborz Zelli, University of Lund. The course is open to Ph.D. students from all disciplines.
Excerpt:The Dissertations Initiative for the Advancement of Climate Change Research (DISCCRS) is inviting applications for its 8th Climate Change Research Symposium for early-career scholars. The event will take place from 12-19 October, 2013 at the La Foret Conference Centre in Colorado Springs, CO.
Excerpt:In July and September 2013 the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FUB) conducted two one-day trainings on policy Impact Assessment (IA), particularly on methods for IA. ...
Excerpt:The Helmholtz Alliance ENERGY-TRANS is now launching the Call for Papers for the conference "Energy Systems in Transition: Inter- and Transdiciplinary Contributions", which will take place from 9-11 October, 2013 in Karlsruhe, Germany. The deadline for submitting papers is 14 February, 2013.
Excerpt:At the International Political Science Association's 23rd World Congress of Political Science, an open panel on "Comparative politics of ex ante evaluation" will be organized. The Call for papers is now open.
Excerpt:Sustainability management and systems thinking include a broad variety of themes, discussed by different scientific communities by using a broad variety of terms. The autumn meeting 2013 on systemic sustainability management calls for abstracts which are able to connect both topics in a new and innovative way.