Tools, green agriculture, GHG emissions, efficiency, Environmental legislation
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 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. ...
12th International Scientific School on "Modelling and Analysis of Safety and Risk in Complex Systems"
Excerpt:Leading and well-known scientists will give lectures in the field of financial, social, informational and technical risks. The scientific programme includes reports and software demonstrations. ...
Excerpt:PSI-connect invites you to participate in 'The future of science-policy connections' event hosted by UNESCO. The training workshop (19 April, 2012) and the final conference (20 April, 2012) will provide you with insights into improving the quality and value of interactions between scientists, river basin managers and policy makers. ...
Excerpt:The better implementation of EU environmental legislation could save €50bn a year according to a Communication published by the Commission. A range of approaches to improve implementation are suggested including improved surveillance and inspection, better sharing of information, and more access to justice for environmental groups.
Excerpt:The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) invites applications for a PhD position (Greenhouse gas emission studies) in Greenhouse gas production and emission from the reservoir Itaparica in Pernambuco, Brazil. ...