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January 19, 2017

Press Release (2017-01-19)

"Ice-free summers in Arctic Ocean could thwart Paris Agreement objectives". A new study shows the current trend of melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean could put at risk the objectives of the Paris Agreement to address climate change. The study’s authors conclude that, due to the future increase in the sea ice-albedo feedback, global carbon dioxide emission levels would need to reach zero 5 to 15 years earlier than expected to meet targets set by the agreement, substantially increasing mitigation costs. They also show the target of limiting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius set by the Paris Agreement would be unachievable without negative carbon emissions.
December 23, 2016

Postdoctoral Scholarship Program at UNAM

The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) offers one Postdoctoral position for a candidate who would like to pursue a career in international environmental policy and the multiple values of ecosystems and biodiversity.
November 25, 2016

Stefano Balbi appointed member of the Future Earth on the Sustainable Development Goals Working Group

"Future Earth on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Assessment Core Group".The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to end poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring the inclusion and protection of societies most vulnerable groups. The SDGs are organized in 169 targets whose rate of achievement should be monitored by indicators developed by the “Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators.
November 19, 2016

Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action

The Marrakech call is loud and clear: nothing can stop global climate action. The momentum for the adoption of the Paris Agreement was enabled by Parties and non-Parties stakeholders taking action to address climate change and undertaking to progressively enhance the ambition of this action. Almost all Parties communicated INDCs, and coalitions of thousands of cities, regions, companies and investors from across the world announced voluntary commitments to support the implementation of the ambitious climate action.
November 9, 2016

Maria Jose Sanz, Scientific Director of BC3 moderates Green Climate Fund Dialogue on REDD+ at COP22

Green Climate Fund can play a significant role in supporting countries achieve scale by delivering adequate and predictable finance, complementing other existing sources of finance and helping catalyze public and private financial flows
November 4, 2016

Maria Jose Sanz, Scientific Director of BC3, selected member of the Evaluation Panel of the first line of judges for the new MacArthur Initiative: 100&Change

100&Change is a MacArthur Foundation competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem.
November 4, 2016

Official Side Events at COP22

Official side events at the Marrakech Conference aim at showcasing the theme “Accelerating implementation of the Paris Agreement”. BC3 organizes a Official Side Event under the category Promoting Implementation.
October 30, 2016

News on the Cutgana Project: Use of Artificial Intelligence for the protection and management of protected areas (Italian)

"Progetto del Cutgana per l’uso degli strumenti di Intelligenza artificiale nella tutela e gestione delle aree protette
October 20, 2016

BC3ko ikerlaria den Elisa Sainz de Murietak gaur Ingurugelako irakasle eta eragileei hitzaldia eskeini die

Klima aldaketaren inguruko hitzaldia eman du gaur, Urriak 20, Elisa Sainz de Murieta BC3ko ikerlariak Durangoko Berritzegunean.Hitzaldi hau BC3-k eskeini du, Ingurugela-rekin elkarkidetzan antolatzen duen ekimenaren baitan.
September 16, 2016

Research by Iñaki Arto and Anil Markandya mentioned in Juncker’s State of the Union

Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, in his State of the Union on 14 September 2016, mentioned the report “EU Exports to the World: Effects on Employment and Income” authored by BC3 researchers Dr. Iñaki Arto and Prof. Anil Markandya.

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