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The world is committed to the temperature target in the Paris Agreement to keep global warming well below 2oC, aiming for 1.5oC. This will require rapid reductions of emissions of GHGs, leading to net-zero emissions by mid-century. The seminar will explore the economics of such a transition to low- or zero-carbon energy sources, in respect of the investments that will be required and the [...]
The International Glaciological Society (IGS) and the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) together with UPV/EHU are glad to announce the International Symposium on ICE IN A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY (ISS), which will take place in the Basque Country in June 2022.
Sustainable development and climate mitigation and adaptation in a country the size of Brazil presents enormous challenges regarding the environmental, social, and productivity sectors. Climate risk is based on the characterization of the social and natural systems linked to vulnerability and exposure to a given hazard.
In the past two decades, cities in the Global North and South have invested in urban greening projects such as parks, gardens, greenways, or green climate resilient infrastructure to address a variety of environmental, health, economic, and social challenges. Such interventions are often accompanied by large scale real estate projects.
Side event: Land footprint embodied in international trade: a new tool to assess distant drivers of deforestation
According to the State of Agricultural Commodity markets 2020 (FAO, 2021), global trade in agricultural commodities has more than doubled in real value between 1995 and 2018. While this oﬀers opportunities for economic development and progress in food security, increased food production has also induced growing environmental impacts, notably through land use changes.
El próximo miércoles, 27 de abril, se celebrará en el Paraninfo de la Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología (ZTF-FCT) una jornada para analizar los informes que el Panel Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre Cambio Climático (IPCC) ha publicado recientemente, en su 6º Ciclo de Evaluación (6AR). La Jornada, que abordará ¿DE DÓNDE VENIMOS, DONDE ESTAMOS Y A DONDE QUEREMOS LLEGAR? contará con la
participación de [...]
virtual event of roundtable discussions with Arctic humanists and glaciologists. This event represents a collaboration of Boston University’s Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, the University of Cambridge’s Scott Polar Research Institute, the International Glaciological Society’s Symposium on Ice in a Sustainable Society (ISS), and the University of Bristol’s School of Geographical Sciences.
El 4 de marzo a las 10.00am (CET) se presentarán los hitos principales recogidos en el Informe OTEA 2021 y se darán a conocer varios estudios realizados por el observatorio durante este año, entre ellos un estudio reciente sobre fiscalidad verde y transición justa. El evento contará con un debate posterior dónde se analizarán las claves para que la fiscalidad verde sea viable política [...]
GGKP Webinar – #Stockholm50: Insights and Actions to Achieve a Healthy Planet for the Prosperity of All
On 22 Feb 2022, at 2-3:30pm CET, join the GGKP for Insights and Actions to Achieve a Healthy Planet for the Prosperity of All, the first in a #GGKPwebinar series leading up to the Stockholm+50 meeting in June 2022.
BC3 organize the edition of our special Training Caravan organized by BC3 on 11 February to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.