Sustainable Development, Land use, evaluation, green growth, RIO+20, governance
Excerpt:The organizing committee of the 9th International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis with the theme "Governance and Beyond: Knowledge, Technology and Communication in a Globalizing World" is calling for proposals for full, paper-based panels, roundtables, and individual papers. Submission deadline is 17 January, 2014.
3rd European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum ‘Linking Evaluation Findings to Enhancing Sustainability’
Excerpt:The 3rd European Environmental Evaluators Network forum 'Linking evaluation findings to enhancing sustainability' will be held on 28-29 April, 2014 at the Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland. ...
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:The main objective of the conference is to assess the state of the art in quantitative measurement of sustainability, connecting theoretical background, practical assessment and policy perspectives. The event also includes the presentation of the FEEM Sustainability Index (FEEM SI) 2013.
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.
Excerpt:On 20 September, the European Commission released a much-awaited policy framework for forestry that attempts to balance increasing demand for wood with sustainability goals, and bring more coherence into a fragmented policy area. ...
Excerpt:The organisers of the panel "The Governance of Unsustainability" to be held at the 7th ECPR General Conference 2013 from 4-7 September, 2013 are calling for papers. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 February, 2013.
Postgraduate Conference on New Actors and Institutions in Development and the Governance of the Environment
Excerpt:The Department of Social Sciences at Northumbria University in Newcastle and the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University jointly organize a conference on actors and institutions in environmental governance. Submissions from various disciplines are welcome.
Participatory Impact Assessment of Agricultural Practices Using the Land Use Functions Framework: Case Study From India
Excerpt:What do different stakeholders think of the changing trends in agricultural practices and related policies? Using the participatory impact assessment (PIA) method involving farmers, researchers and voluntary workers, the authors of this paper assess the impact of recent policy-driven farming practices.
Excerpt:In the book “Peri-urban futures: Scenarios and models for land use change in Europe” the challenges to governance and spatial planning for urban regions and for the urban fringe in particular are presented by means of six case studies in Europe and one in China.