Global Change Announcements

Call for Poster Abstracts: First International Workshop on Human Impacts on Carbon Fluxes in Asian River Systems

River systems provide various ecosystem services that are crucial for sustaining rapidly expanding population centers across Asia. Despite far-reaching environmental impacts, human-induced perturbations such as impoundments and water pollution have rarely been linked to carbon export and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Asian river systems. … Read more...

Call for Registration: International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on Livelihood

The International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on Livelihood (ICBCL) has been programmed in Kathmandu, Nepal from January 10 to 12, 2017. The conference will focus on approaches from the natural and social sciences to support economic development particularly in developing countries, … Read more...

Call for registration: The Gobeshona Conference for Research on Climate Change in Bangladesh

Gobeshona, a climate knowledge platform in Bangladesh, is organising its third annual conference Gobeshona 3. The organiser is inviting international multi-stakeholder participants to join the conference and engage with a wide range of Bangladesh-specific climate change research and activities. Where: Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) When: … Read more...

Framework for Assessing Urban Resilience and Urban Energy Resilience Developed

A framework for designing toolkits for assessing urban resilience and energy resilience was developed as a means to mainstream resilience thinking into planning system and increase the response capacity of cities. In a recently closed project entitled “Integrated, Resilience-based Planning for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation … Read more...

Call for Applicants: Academic Writing Residencies at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center

The Rockefeller Foundation is calling for application for Academic Writing residencies at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center. The Rockefeller Foundation BellagioCenter Residency Program offers a unique opportunity for focused work on the tranquil shore of Lake Como. The Center brings together leading artists, academics,practitioners, and policymakers for up to one … Read more...

Upcoming in Sri Lanka: Regional Workshop on Climate Inclusive Flood Impact Assessment

A regional workshop on Climate Inclusive Flood Impact Assessment (CLIF-IA) will be conducted in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 13-15 September 2016 under APN funded project on “Developing Climate Inclusive Potential Loss and Damage Assessment Methodology for Flood Hazards” (CAF2015-RR01-CMY-Basnayake). The workshop is being organised by the … Read more...

IPBES: Inviting External Reviewers for the Draft Scoping Report of the Thematic Assessment of the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

The IPBES is conducting a scoping of the thematic assessment of the sustainable use of biodiversity by: 1) organising a workshop of experts to produce a revised draft, 2) organising an open review of this draft, and 3) preparing a revised scoping report for consideration by the IPBES Plenary at … Read more...