Environmental Impact Assessment, GHG emissions, European Commission
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: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 European Commission published its new Environmental Action Plan (7th EAP) on 29 November, 2012 which sets the EU’s policy priorities in this area until 2020.
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 European Commission has adopted its Work Programme for 2013. The overarching task remains to return the EU to sustainable growth which requires targeted action in a limited number of key policy areas. ...
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.
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:On 23 March, 2012 the European Climate Adaptation Platform CLIMATE-ADAPT was launched by the European Commission. The platform is developed for the European Commission by a consortium led by Alterra. It supports the development of the knowledge base required for policy development on climate adaptation. ...
Excerpt:The Commission recently extended the period of public consultation from 8 to 12 weeks. This should provide more opportunities for under-represented groups to have a say in EU plans for new policies and legislation at an early stage.
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. ...