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September 2022

Urban climate governance: Better planning for successful adaptation

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The need for adaptation is unanimously recognized as urgent and becoming universal (IPCC, AR6, WGII). And, while the IPCC AR6 WGII highlights that adaptation has been increasing across all regions since AR5 (very high confidence) (IPCC, AR6, WGII, SPM: 23), it underlines at the same time that there is increasing evidence of maladaptation (high confidence) (IPCC, AR6, WGII, SPM: 30).

June 2022

Pastoralism and Climate Change in Tanzania: Trends, Patterns, Challenges and Opportunities

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Pastoralism is one of the historical and naturally adapting livelihoods systems in drylands systems. Overtime, pastoralism adaptations to environmental and climatic dynamics are strategically embedded in the indigenous social structures and resource management value systems.

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 [...]

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.

The Hortonmachine – A quick look into the hydro- geomorphologic engine of k.LAB

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The workshop will introduce the Hortomachine from a hydro- geomorphologic point of view.
After an overview of the contained tools a quick example of modelling through scripting will be shown.

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.

November 2021

BC3 Webinar: Artificial Intelligence applied to ocean waves forecast: A deep learning approach to predict significant wave height.

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Better predictions of ocean waves conditions are essential for a handful of industries that define its operations based on the outcome of these analysis. Almost all engineering applications that happens in the ocean, from transportation to renewable energies, going across offshore platforms and alerts of catastrophic events, not to mention geosciences research benefits from an accurate description of sea state.

September 2021

BC3 Seminar: Why is maladaptation such an important concept?

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For the last two decades we have been spinning around the same problem with maladaptation – we know what it is, but we rarely know when it is happening in real time. Most examples of maladaptation are only detected after the fact when it is too late to prevent them from doing damage. Still we are fascinated by this concept. This talk addresses maladaptation [...]

June 2021

Plan de Recuperación Europeo: Una Respuesta Federal a la Crisis

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EuroBasque organiza en colaboración con Europe Direct Bizkaia, la Secretaría General de Acción Exterior de Gobierno Vasco y la Facultad de Economía y Empresa de la UPV/EHU el próximo martes, 22 de junio, de 9:00h. a 14:00 h. la jornada

April 2021

Conferencia sobre crisis económica y climática para debatir en torno a las dos caras de un mismo problema

La sesión programada este próximo miércoles 28 de abril dentro del ciclo de charlas sobre cambio climático Agora K2050, versará sobre las consecuencias económicas de no actuar frente al cambio climático

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