Tools, evaluation, GHG emissions, footprint
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.
Excerpt:The Tenth Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society will be held in Helsinki, Finland. Its topic is "Evaluation in the Networked Society: New Concepts, New Challenges, New Solutions".
Excerpt:The International Fund for Agricultural for Agricultural Development (IFAD) located in Rome, Italy, is inviting applications to fill the position as senior research officer with a thematic focus on poverty economics and impact evaluation. The deadline for application is 4 September, 2012.