Land use, CAP, Environmental governance, climate policy
Excerpt:The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG - www.iccgov.org) - a think tank focusing its activities on climate policy design and governance - is calling for applications for a six-month visiting research position for PhD Students or Post Docs.
Excerpt:The Institute of Geography at the University of Bern is now inviting for applications to fill a PhD position in the research group "Urban and Regional Planning". The deadline for application is 20 May, 2013.
Excerpt:The Forest Ecology Group at ETH Zürich is seeking to appoint a PhD student to examine the impact of land use change and temperature increase on mountain landscapes.
26th PhD Workshop on International Climate Policy - Studies in Economics, Politics and Social Science
Excerpt:The 26th PhD workshop on "International Climate Policy" will take place from 25-26 April, 2013 in Paris, France. This year's workshop will focus on studies in economics, politics and social science. The deadline for the submission of papers is 15 February, 2013.
Excerpt:This paper examines the potential impact of agricultural and trade policy reform on land-use across the EU focussing particularly on the issue of land abandonment. It estimates the extent of change across Europe under removal of Pillar 1 support payments and trade liberalisation. ...
Excerpt:In this study, the authors analyse how three scenarios involving different levels of harmonisation of common agricultural policy (CAP) decoupled payments in the EU affect the distribution of farm income across regions and farm types. They use the farm type extension of the common agricultural policy impact (CAPRI) model. ...
Scale in Environmental Governance: Power Reconfiguration, Democratic Legitimacy and Institutional (Mis-) Fit
Excerpt:The symposium on "Scale in Environmental Governance" aims to elaborate the wide range of perspectives from which scalar issues in environmental governance can be adressed. The event will take place from 7-8 March, 2013 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The Tokyo Conference on Earth System Governance will be held from 28-31 January, 2013 at the United Nations University (UNU) Conference Center at the UNU headquarters, Tokyo, Japan. The conference will cover themes such as the Architecture of Earth System Governance in the 21st century and Nuclear Safety and Post-disaster Governance.
Excerpt:Last year governments in developed nations delayed or scaled back planned actions to reduce CO2 emissions, as the economic situation caused a “difficult environment in which to advance legislation on climate change”, the 3rd GLOBE Climate Legislation Study has found.
Excerpt:The 2nd Open Science Meeting of 2014 "Land Transformation: between global challenges and local realities", will take place from 19-21 March, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The call for session proposals is open until 5 January, 2013.