Tools, Environmental Impact Assessment, green agriculture, GHG emissions, efficiency
Evaluation of Soil Organic Matter Balance Methods as Practice-applicable Tools for Environmental Impact Assessment and Farm Management Support (SOMpatic)
Excerpt:An international workshop on the evaluation of soil organic matter balance methods (SOM balances) will take place on 20-22 November, 2013 in Giessen, Germany.
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:As a result of the review and public consultation process that has started in 2010, the Commission adopted a proposal for a new Directive on 26 October, 2012 to amend the current Directive. ...
Excerpt:The German EIA Association (UVP-Gesellschaft) offers an award for high level early career research (master/ diploma thesis, Ph.D. research, up to the age of 38 years) related to environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment, sustainability impact assessment and similar assessment approaches.
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:Several European Member States are facing infringement proceedings for breaching European EIA laws. Ireland is taken to court for the third time, this year for excluding demolition work from the Irish law. Other court cases address Italy, Cypris and Poland. Furthermore, the Commission issued 17 final warnings for 13 countries.
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. ...