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June 2022

Decarbonisation for net zero


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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 [...]

IGS International Symposium – ICE IN A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY (ISS)


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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.

May 2022

AdaptaBrasil: Innovative Platform for Monitoring Climate Change


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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.

BC3 Seminar – The Urban Green Divide or Segregating by Greening


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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


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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.

April 2022

Jornada sobre el cambio climático: ¿de dónde venimos, dónde estamos y a dónde queremos llegar?


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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 [...]

Icy Humanities: A Collaborative Symposium



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.

March 2022

Jornada online de presentación del Informe OTEA 2021 y debate sobre Fiscalidad Verde


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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 [...]

February 2022

GGKP Webinar – #Stockholm50: Insights and Actions to Achieve a Healthy Planet for the Prosperity of All


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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.

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