Incentive-based policy instruments, such as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) and Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES), are at the forefront of global efforts to meet conservation and land use based emissions reduction goals. REDD+ and PES are primarily perceived as instruments aimed at addressing environmental degradation. I
BC3 is pleased to invite you to an online seminar on November 10, at 11.00 am CET that will present the main highlights of the freshly-released 2022 Europe report of the Lancet Countdown – an international research collaboration that brings together 120 leading experts to monitor how the world’s changing climate is impacting public health.
Urbanization is a major driver of global ecological changes. At the same time, ecological dynamics have a substantial impact on urban residents, which includes more than half of the worldwide population. To explore the reciprocal interactions between urbanization and ecological processes I use the Los Angeles, USA megacity region as a case study.
BC3 Seminars "The Solution is Social: How and why to work with the human dimension in climate change research " Dr. Julia Leventon Head of the […]
Urban health research has greatly improved in quality, quantity, and depth over the past 20 years. Just in the last decade, we have seen a large increase in publications, scientific journals, conferences, books, and courses. This growth highlights the fact that there is a large and growing amount of knowledge that could be translated into policies to improve population health and reduce health inequities in cities worldwide.
Transformation Laboratories or T-Labs for short are participatory and innovation processes to foster social-ecological changes towards more sustainable pathways. The idea of transformations is a response to incremental adaptation strategies that aim at maintaining business-as-usual. In my presentation I will talk about my experience as part of the T-Lab project in the urban wetland of Xochimilco, in México city.
GLobal BIOsphere Management model (GLOBIOM, Havlík et al. 2014), developed at IIASA is a global economic land use model covering the sectors of agriculture, forestry and bioenergy. GLOBIOM can be used to explore various trade-offs and synergies around land use, ecosystem services and socio-economic objectives.
El proyecto ARIES de BC3 organiza una mesa redonda presencial el 25 de septiembre en Bilbao bajo el título “Inteligencia artificial, ética y democracia: retos y oportunidades” con la participación del Instituto de Gobernanza Democrática (Globernance), el Basque Artificial Intelligence Centre (BAIC) e Ikerbasque.