November 2, 2023

The next Think2030 Dialogue is coming to Spain!

We are excited to announce the upcoming Think2030 Dialogue Spain happening on the 16th of November, organized by BC3, the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) and Elcano Royal Institute and in collaboration with the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
October 31, 2023

Nueva publicación infantil sobre medidas de adaptación al cambio climático en Euskadi

Con ocasión del Día Mundial de las Ciudades, BC3, el centro vasco de investigación sobre cambio climático, publica el cuento “Ilargiker eta bero-boladak hirian / Ilargiker y las olas de calor en la ciudad”. Se trata del segundo cuento de una colección de publicaciones infantiles cuyo objetivo es acercar la ciencia del cambio climático al alumnado de primaria del País Vasco.
October 27, 2023

BC3 apoya a la Misión de adaptación en colaboración con la plataforma citiES 2030

El 25 de septiembre, BC3 participó en una sesión sobre el alcance de la Misión de adaptación y la oportunidad de integración con la Misión de ciudades. Esta actividad se enmarca en la colaboración con la plataforma citiES 2030, impulsada por el Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico (MITECO), a través de la Fundación Biodiversidad,
October 16, 2023

Six BC3 researchers rank among the World’s Top 2% Scientists 2023

Stanford University recently published the list of the top 2% of the world's most influential scientists in the updated author databases of standardised citation indicators for all of science and once again BC3 researchers were ranked as the most influential researchers: Unai Pascual, Anil Markandya, Mikel González-Eguino, Ibon Galarraga and Luis Maria Abadie. Also in this ranking update, BC3 senior researcher Iñaki Arto has been also ranked as one of the most influential researchers in the world.
October 11, 2023

La gerente de BC3 Nerea Ortiz, reconocida por impulsar una investigación excelente en cambio climático

Nerea Ortiz, gerente de BC3, ha recibido el premio Human Hub Sariak 2023 en la categoría Green Science Talent por su trayectoria en BC3 y por impulsar una investigación excelente sobre el cambio climático en Euskadi.
October 11, 2023

‘Greener Fairer Transition’ – the story of a successful participatory research process

Climate policies are too often believed to increase the gap between rich and poor households or reduce the affordability of energy services. However, with the right policy design, greenhouse gas emission targets can lead to both a cleaner, more climate-friendly environment and a fairer society.
October 6, 2023

A turn needed in the carbon industry: Offsets should embrace uncertainty

The forest carbon offset market is built on the idea that you can predict exactly how much carbon a project will lock away from the atmosphere. But exact predictions are a scientific impossibility, argues a new policy research paper in Science. Instead, the market should look to other sectors that successfully manage “unknown unknowns”.
September 29, 2023

New project on insurance solutions for climate change adaptation: SOTERIA

On 21-22 September took place in Bilbao, Spain the official kickoff of a new Horizon Europe project called SOTERIA (SOlutions TEsting for Regions through Insurance for Climate Adaptation). The project, which is coordinated by BC3, will contribute to the wider goal of the EU Mission Adaptation to Climate Change of increasing Europe’s resilience and preparedness to face the unavoidable consequences of the climate crisis by filling the gaps in insurance coverage for climate adaptation.
September 28, 2023

Travelling beyond words: Visual language in participatory research in the Mar Menor lagoon

Shared Dialogues is a transdisciplinary project which explores participatory and artistic tools to collectively reflect on how people experience environmental loss and conflicts in relation to the eutrophication of the Mar Menor lagoon.
September 20, 2023

“Leveraging Nature’s Values for Transformative Change: Insights from the IPBES Values Assessment”

There is a need for transformative change to address the nature crisis, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and incorporating diverse values of nature into decision-making processes.