Tools, green agriculture, evaluation, GHG emissions, footprint
Excerpt:LIAISE researcher John Turnpenny (UEA) spoke as an invited panel member at a conference on "Theory and Practice of Regulatory Impact Assessments in Europe" in Paris on 10 June, 2013. John presented and discussed the LIAISE WP1 work linking tool use across eight EU jurisdictions with motivations for appraising.
Excerpt:According to final figures issued by the European Environment Agency in May, emissions of greenhouse gases in the EU dropped by 3.3% in 2011. The data constitutes the EU's official inventory submitted to the UNFCCC for compliance with its emission reduction target under the Kyoto Protocol.
Excerpt:The 2nd European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum will take place from 9-10 April, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. The upcoming event will be about the evaluation of sustainability transitions with a focus on innovation programmes and environmental policies and objectives.
Excerpt:The UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE) is calling for the submission of papers for its annual Applied Environmental Economics Conference. The conference brings together environmental economists from public and private sectors, academia and consultancy to share results of recent research and to discuss issues relevant to practice. ...
14 Positions of Early Stage Researchers in "Careers in Sustainability Excellence" (CASTLE) Marie Curie Initial Training Network
Excerpt:CASTLE consortium – (Marie Curie Initial Training Network) – invites applications for 14 full-time research vacancies for early stage researchers (ESR). Selected researchers are expected to undertake transnational mobility in order to implement an Individual Research Project (IRP) at one of the consortium partner institutions. ...
LIAISE Working Paper No.4: The LIAISE Approach for Co-designing Knowledge on Impact Assessment Tools
Excerpt:Impact Assessment (IA) intends to collect evidence on the likely impacts of new policies and thereby minimize unwanted side-effects and maximize the benefits to society. Although it is a requirement in the EC and all OECD countries, the scope and methods vary considerably. ...
Excerpt:The Ecologic Institute has been commissioned to conduct an ongoing evaluation of LIAISE which will accompany the project over its course. The main focus of the evaluation is to provide timely feedback in order to induce critical reflexions during the course of the project. ...
Excerpt:The new book "Sustainable Developement, Evaluation and Policy-Making" edited by Anneke von Raggamby and Frieder Rubik contributes to the discourse of evidence-based policy-making.