Sustainable Development, institutions, Environmental governance, ecosystem services, Earth system governance, Water Security
Excerpt:On 1-3 July, 2014, the fifth global conference organized by the Earth System Governance Project will be held at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. The theme of the conference is "Access and Allocation in the Anthropocene".
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:The First Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences will take place on 23-24 September, 2013 in Lecce, Italy. The conference, entitled "Climate change and its implications on ecosystem services and society", aims to involve scientists, researchers, and policy makers.
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. ...
RegioResources 21-2013: A Cross-disciplinary Dialogue on Future Perspectives for a Sustainable Development of Regional Resources
Excerpt:RegioResources 21 started in 2011 to establish a permanent cross-disciplinary dialogue on sustainability features in planning, decision and policy making on multiple scale levels. The 2013 conference focuses on ecosystem services...
Excerpt:The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is looking to employ a person on a fixed-term employment contract between September 2013 and September 2016 for the post of a Senior Researcher. The position will be based in the Environmental Governance Studies Unit of the Environmental Policy Centre, located in the SYKE office in Joensuu.
Excerpt:This paper presents a synthesis of the PRESS initiative (PEER Research on Ecosystem Services). In support of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020, this initiative demonstrated a multi-scale mapping and assessment approach of ecosystem services using three case studies.