Tools, green agriculture, Environmental legislation, 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: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: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:RIKS, the developer of the Metronamica land use modelling software, is organising workshops and training courses to educate users on how to work with the package: how to fill it with data, run simulations, interpret results and integrate Metronamica into a wider modelling toolchain. ...
Excerpt:A new report by PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research Centre, entitled "Greening the Common Agricultural Policy: impacts on farmland biodiversity on an EU scale" finds that a greener EU agricultural policy would positively affect biodiversity in farmland.