• China’s emissions glimpsing the peak


    China recently announced its intention to peak its carbon-dioxide emissions. How soon could the emissions peak and at what absolute value? Libo Wu explores.
  • The greening of the Southern Hemisphere


    The 2010-2011 La Niña weather event brought lush vegetation to vast semi-arid regions in the Southern Hemisphere and altered the delicate balance of the global carbon sinks. Owen Gaffney explores how La Niña might change in the future and what that might imply.

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September 18, 2011 - September 23, 2011
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Open
September 19, 2011 - September 23, 2011
Gdansk, Poland
Görel Kjeldsen (ASCinfo@ices.dk)
Open
September 25, 2011 - September 29, 2011
Poro de Galinhas, Pernambuco, Brazil
World Water Congress (info@worldwatercongress.com)
Open
September 26, 2011 - September 30, 2011
Aberdeen, Scotland
Martin Solan (m.solan@abdn.ac.uk)
Invitation only
September 27, 2011 - September 30, 2011
Rome, Italy
ICSU Secretariat (secretariat@icsu.org)
Invitation only
October 10, 2011 - October 12, 2011
Manaus - Amazonas, Brazil
Open
October 13, 2011 - October 13, 2011
INPA, Manaus - Amazonas, Brazil
Open
October 18, 2011 - October 21, 2011
Biarritz, France
Patrick Prouzet (patrick.prouzet@ifremer.fr)
Invitation only
October 20, 2011 - October 22, 2011
Nanjing, China
IHDP Secretariat (secretariat@ihdp.uni.edu)
Open
October 24, 2011 - October 26, 2011
Rome, Italy
Paola Cardenas (Paola.Cardenas@fao.org)
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  • Jun 24 - Jul 2, 2015

    8th World Environmental Education Congress: Planet and People - How can they develop together


    Who should come? The congress is an international meeting point for everyone working with education for environment and sustainable development or which have an interest in the field. WEEC 2015 is as such an opportunity to learn more about the latest in environmental and sustainability education, to discuss with people from all over the world, to share your own work and to learn from others. We are expecting participants from a wide range of countries. Are you maybe a researcher, educator, student, decision-maker, NGO or media working with or having an interest in education for environment and sustainable development, or are you just curious? Welcome!Are you interested in sharing your research or sharing good examples regarding education for environment and sustainable development? Perhaps you work with an interesting education model which you would like to share through for example a workshop? In that case we recommend you to submit an abstract by the 19 of December, 2014. The registration for the congress opens on the 15 of November, 2014.Examples of participants:
    • Researchers and educators at universities
    • Teachers teaching all ages
    • Students
    • Folk high-schools
    • Local, regional and national government agencies, municipalities
    • Officials from international organizations
    • NGOs
    • Managers of parks and protected areas
    • Private companies who are interested in environmental and sustainability issues and in education
    • Media/press
    The congress will discuss the role and importance of education for environment and sustainability at all levels ; both in higher education and for lower ages .Two main categories of abstracts can be submitted: academic abstracts and practitioner abstracts. As such, practitioner abstracts could be a description for example of a teaching model regarding environment and sustainability.
  • Aug 23 - Aug 28, 2015

    14th International Swiss Climate Summer School



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