International climate policy currently seems to be undergoing a transition from a centralized model of governance to a "hybrid" decentralized approach that combines country-level mitigation pledges with common principles for accounting and monitoring. Pledges for 2020 are likely to lead to a warming of at least 3°C. Unless a more stringent approach can be agreed for 2030, the international regime...Read more
The IUSS Conference on Soils Functions and Climate Change will addresses the broad question: 'Do we underestimate the consequences of new disequilibria in soil properties?'. The conference aims to increase understanding of how interactions among physical, chemical and biological soil processes under different land-use systems and climate conditions will alter...Read more
Adaptation Futures is the biennial conference of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA). In 2016 the European Commission and the Government of the Netherlands will co-host the fourth edition.
Adaptation Futures 2016 leads to major progress in climate change adaptation. It fosters...Read more
PROVIA, the European Commission, and the Government of the Netherlands
The “World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation” is a joint initiative by Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), the Research and Transfer Centre “Applications of Life Sciences” of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and the Baltic University Programme in Uppsala (Sweden), in cooperation with the International Climate Change...Read more
Manchester Metropolitan University, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences Research and Transfer Centre “Applications of Life Sciences”, RCE Hamburg and Region Baltic University Programme, Sweden
The Cities of the Future Conference will provide an opportunity to present and discuss leading-edge developments in the area of urban water services with an international audience of water utility personnel, researchers, engineers, technology providers, city planners, consultants, regulators and policy makers. It will be focused on the...Read more
TRUST project and IWA Cities of the Future Programme
The MACSUR Science conference will take place on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th April 2015 in Reading UK, and will be followed on Friday 10th April with a workshop on within theme and cross cutting activities (aimed at those who will be involved in planning MACSUR 2).
This joint European conference (17-19 November 2015) in Bonn will bring together experts from science, policy and practice to highlight and discuss the importance of nature-based solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation in urban areas and their rural surroundings. The aim of the conference is to increase knowledge...Read more
German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ / German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), European Network of Heads of Nature Conservation Agencies (ENCA)