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Industry and Society's Needs for Sustainable Management of Raw Materials in Europe

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28 November 2013 to 29 November 2013
Brussels
Belgium

The COBALT Opening Conference aimed to initiate (and foster existing) debate, networking and exchange on a more sustainable raw materials management in the EU among a multitude of actors from industry and business, civil society, geological surveys, policy making at EU, national and regional level and academia. Participants from 15 European countries engaged in an open dialogue, thus increasing mutual...Read more

Losing Ground? - Global Soil Week 2013

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27 October 2013 to 31 October 2013
Berlin
Germany
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What is the status of soil loss and land degradation globally – are we in fact “Losing Ground?” This was the theme of Global Soil Week 2013, held in Berlin from 27 to 31 October. The conference brought together a wide array of international stakeholders from academia, civil society, business, and policy to discuss three major thematic areas within the...Read more

Transatlantic Cooperation on Energy Security and Climate Change

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3 October 2013
Washington, DC
United States
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Climate change policy, shale gas and oil, trade, and the advancement of renewables are highly current topics for the transatlantic exchange of best practices and ideas. The mission of the ELEEP Network is to foster transatlantic exchange and discourse. With this conference, the ELEEP Network convened a vital contribution to transatlantic exchange on these energy and climate topics.Read more

Current Projects for Climate Protection and Implementation of the Energiewende

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13 June 2013 to 14 June 2013
Berlin
Germany

This conference was aimed at researchers whose work is funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), specifically for research projects in the areas of energy and climate change. Research funding for renewable energy is a key element for increasing its share in electricity consumption to 35% and its share in final energy consumption...Read more

InContext Final Conference & Informed Cities Forum 2013

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6 June 2013 to 7 June 2013
Berlin
Germany

On 6–7 June 2013, the final conference of InContext, together with the Informed Cities Forum 2013, took place in Berlin. It provided a creative platform for local initiatives, policymakers, and researchers to exchange insights, ideas, and experiences on transition processes. At the core of the conference was the question of how to create space for change and move towards better...Read more

EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change - Launch Event and Livestreaming

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29 April 2013
Brussels
Belgium

The European Commission has recently adopted an EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change. This strategy will be launched at a high-level conference taking place on 29 April 2013 in Brussels. Those who cannot attend the conference can follow the livestream of the event via the conference website.

The event will bring together policy makers and practitioners working on adaptation to...Read more

Proposals on the International Governance of Geoengineering

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20 March 2013
Berlin
Germany

On 20 March 2013 Ecologic Institute presented the results of a research project on Regulatory and Governance Options for Geoengineering in the Federal Ministry for the Environment. The public event was part of the research project for the Federal Environmenrt Agency im Auftrag des Umweltbundesamtes (UBA), in which Ecologic Institute develops specific proposals for governance of geoengineering at the international...Read more

The Future of Arctic Research

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6 March 2013
Potsdam
Germany
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On 6 March 2013, the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the Embassy of Canada, Ecologic Institute and the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research hosted a lecture by David Hik, University of Alberta, Canada and IASC President. The session focused on possible future trajectories of national and international research in the Arctic region, drawing on Prof. Hik’s observations of the recent past and International Polar Year initiatives. Following the lecture, Prof. Hik fielded questions from the 35 participants, who represented German research institutes and ministries, foreign embassies and foundations and think tanks.

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Arctic People and the Challenges of Environmental Change: The Role of Social Science

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28 January 2013
Berlin
Germany

On 28 January 2013, the Embassy of Canada to Germany hosted an Arctic panel discussion in partnership with Ecologic Institute, Berlin. The session focused on the role of social science in better understanding and addressing environmental change in the Arctic and its impact on the inhabitants of the region. Read more

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